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#News24 ICYMI: Tax shock for locals overseas, that Zuma tender, Jansen takes on academics

2017-07-20 18:59

South Africans who live overseas may face a massive tax shock, more tender irregularities uncovered, and Jonathan Jansen takes on academics. Here are soome stories you may have missed today.

Health care collapse could leave Trump winless in first year

2017-07-19 15:30

President Donald Trump is now more likely than ever to end his first year in office without a single major legislative accomplishment.

4 ways you can save up for lobola

2017-07-12 05:00

Start saving for lobola early to allow enough time to earn returns on your investment. Here are four possible short-term investment tools you can use.

July deadline for SARS to respond on delayed refunds

2017-07-06 13:47

SARS has until the end of July to make its submissions to the provisional report on an investigation launched by the Tax Ombud regarding delayed refund payments.

We can't divulge details of alleged R70m Gupta VAT refund - SARS

2017-06-20 15:07

SARS says it can't give information on the R70m VAT refund allegedly received by the Gupta family because the Constitution requires it to not disclose matters relating to individuals.

Unhappiness about implementation date of dividend tax hike

2017-06-06 18:44

Government’s decision to increase the rate of a dividend withholding tax and apply it from 22 February 2017 when the Budget Speech took place creates tax uncertainty, Parliament hears.

Will Gigaba be brave enough to increase VAT, asks expert

2017-05-18 17:49

An increase in VAT of about 1% will result in an additional income for the South African government of about R20bn, explains a tax expert at PwC Africa.

US tax reform could affect global trade, but spur growth - analyst

2017-05-15 17:47

Tax reform in the US could have wide implications for trade, but also spur economic growth and increase productivity, says Michael Hastenstab from Templeton Marcro.

Beware of taxing remittances

2017-04-24 18:24

According to a recent report by the World Bank, taxing remittances would be a bad idea and Ahmed Cassim, managing director at Hello Paisa, agrees.

Entrepreneur realises CEO dream at the young age of 26

2017-04-13 14:41

The 26-year old CEO of SMTAX started his career at a big accounting firm, but quickly felt like a "small fish in a much bigger pond". He speaks to Fin24's Liziwe Ndalana.

 

Double tax may be on cards for South Africans who work overseas

2017-07-20 13:24

If planned new legislation goes through Parliament, South Africans who work overseas could be taxed by SARS for foreign earnings from March 1 2019.

Beware of Airbnb tax pitfalls

2017-07-14 16:21

Before spending an Airbnb windfall, consider the tax implications of earning this income and ensuring that adequate provision is made for any tax liability.

Lagging collections could lead to tax hikes

2017-07-09 06:00

Worried SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane says an economy in the doldrums will hit tax revenue, while experts sound warnings that social tensions may rise as recession bites.

Moyane confident SARS will reach higher tax target despite recession

2017-07-03 09:02

Despite the fact that South Africa is in a technical recession, SARS commissioner Tom Moyane says the tax revenue target is R1.265trn - higher than that of last year.

Africa keeps losing

2017-06-11 06:00

Africa lost $102 billion (R1.3 trillion) in 2015 in illicit financial outflows and other illegal activities, according to the Honest Accounts 2017 report.

Tax resistance a legitimate show of unhappiness - expert

2017-05-19 10:45

Tax resistance has historically played a significant role in bringing down world orders, says Patricia Williams, tax dispute resolution expert at Bowmans.

UK labour party vows to raise £48.6bn in tax

2017-05-16 13:28

UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to raise £48.6bn in taxes on businesses and the wealthy to pour more money into health, education and infrastructure.

Being smart with a tax rebate or your bonus

2017-05-07 06:10

Receiving relevant financial information when you need it is the Holy Grail of financial education. If you can reach people at a time when they need to make important financial decisions, you can guide them to make the best decision for their future.

Self-employed tax options

2017-04-23 13:43

As a freelancer, should you form a company or remain a sole proprietor? Maya Fisher-French looks at the pros and cons.

Now Gordhan is gone, Moyane is ready to work with Treasury

2017-04-03 15:48

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says he has no preconceived ideas about SARS commisioner Tom Moyane or the relationship between the tax agency and Treasury.

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