ARTICLES RELATING TO TAX

Open letter to Gordhan: Reputations at stake – SARS, FSB need your attention

2016-05-12 10:20

The two stars in South Africa’s financial firmament - Sars and the FSB - need some attention as there are issues which could tarnish their reputation, says an analyst.

Hundreds of $ millionaires ditch SA for Mauritius

2016-05-05 11:21

The strong growth in millionaires in Mauritius has been driven by strong economic growth and secure ownership rights and as such has become a major retirement destination.

Sars hits non-compliant cash and carry sector with R600m

2016-04-20 12:34

At least 50% of cash and carry businesses inspected by Sars so far have been found to be non-compliant with regard to registration, filing or payment.

UK home presales drop 33% as tax burden rises

2016-04-18 12:30

Demand for London homes under construction has slumped by 33% in the first quarter as a new tax on overseas buyers and high values damped demand.

G20 embraces crackdown on tax havens, shell companies

2016-04-17 19:00

The world's leading economies have embraced a new crackdown on tax havens and the use of shell companies to hide money.

Retirement and tax: What you need to know

2016-04-12 13:09

SPONSORED: When planning for your retirement you need to consider the impact of tax, but it shouldn’t be your primary concern.

#PanamaPapers – secrets not so safe. Disclose or face Gordhan’s wrath

2016-04-11 07:20

Tax guru Matthew Lester says that while Panama has never been a favoured destination for SA, preferring the Channel Islands or Mauritius, there are sure to be a few more named.

Panama Papers: BHP Billiton unaware of ‘high risk’ review

2016-04-04 14:14

BHP Billiton says it was unaware of Mossack Fonseca's internal assessment after the Panama Papers leak showed that a financial transaction sparked a “high risk” warning.

African governments aren’t taxing the rich. Why they should

2016-04-04 07:06

In South Africa, up to 114 000 high-net-worth individuals are unregistered with Sars, costing the government about R160.6bn in tax revenue.

Sars collected R1trn tax despite distractions - Moyane

2016-04-01 14:18

The SA Revenue Service has collected R1trn in tax payments for the first time in SA’s history despite political distractions, commissioner Tom Moyane has announced.

 

The advantages of endowments

2016-05-11 12:22

In the increased capital gains tax environment, investors will be surprised to discover the advantages of managing a trust’s share portfolio in an endowment.

Allan Greenblo: Zuma’s Nkandla tax shock – Pay SARS the money

2016-04-21 14:43

President Jacob Zuma’s personal tax liability for the gift of Nkandla presents South Africa with another test for the country’s rule of law, says a tax expert.

Income boost from tax law changes possible

2016-04-19 17:37

There seems to be very little understanding of the debilitating impact the existing practice for the majority of provident fund members has on long-term retirement earnings.

Have you declared your offshore interests?

2016-04-18 11:47

Are your offshore investments fully tax compliant and disclosed to relevant authorities? Tony Barrett, financial advisory wealth manager at FNB, breaks down the most recent tax amnesty.

Matthew Lester: Round 1 – Sanitising the offshore stash

2016-04-13 07:25

Matthew Lester looks at the good and bad news with regards to the second offshore voluntary disclosure programme.

How to be tax-savvy when your hobby becomes profitable

2016-04-11 12:29

We give you some pointers on how to navigate the tax landscape when you turn a hobby into a source of income.

Panama alarmed as leak threatens finance sector

2016-04-05 12:49

Alarm has spread through Panama as concerns rose that a massive data leak from one of its legal firms could threaten its vital financial services sector.

African governments aren't taxing the rich

2016-04-04 11:34

Rhiannon McCluskey, researcher at the International Centre for Tax and Development, looks at why African governments should tax the wealthy. This article originally appeared in The Conversation Africa.

4 taxes that helped Sars collect R1trn

2016-04-01 16:32

Personal income tax contributed R389.3bn to SA's revenue, with the small business sector providing the largest share compared to large businesses.

Kantor: A revolutionary economic lifesaver – eliminate corporate tax

2016-03-31 07:59

Eliminating corporate income tax and replacing it with a mixture of additional payroll and wealth taxes would boost employment and the GDP growth rate, says an economist.

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