ARTICLES RELATING TO TAXES

MUST READ: SA expatriate in Philippines dismisses high life myth

2017-03-22 13:59

South Africans working abroad hardly live extravagantly or travel the world over - and the job comes at the painful cost of friends and family, says an expatriate.

SA expatriates launch #taxpetition group

2017-03-20 14:15

The South African Expatriates Tax Petition Group seeks to advance the interests of South Africans earning income outside of South Africa and who might become liable under new legislation to pay more taxes.

South African working in Dubai worried stiff over new tax plans

2017-03-16 15:12

A South African working in Dubai is disturbed by a proposal that could subject him to paying tax back home.

Taxes: Feeding an incompetent state?

2017-03-03 19:18

This year will be the worst ever for South African taxpayers and the next two years are projected to be even worse, says Garth Zietsman, statistician at the Free Market Foundation.

Is South Africa’s tax mix appropriate?

2017-02-28 05:00

We need to ask ourselves if Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan engaged the ‘appropriate lever’ in fulfilling an urgent need to raise an additional R28bn of revenue, says Tracy Brophy.

Something is rotten in RSA, cautions tax ombud

2017-02-26 20:00

Judge Bernard Ngoepe, South Africa’s first tax ombud, has expressed concern over the political stability in South Africa and the ailing economy.

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Have a look at this infographic to see how the tax announcements in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget will affect you.

Have a look at this infographic to see how the tax announcements in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget will affect you.

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This infographic sheds light on the impact of income tax, announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

This infographic sheds light on the impact of income tax, announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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Disclose your offshore finances, MPs urge

2016-11-29 17:56

Taxpayers who haven’t disclosed their offshore finances have been urged to do so in order to make use of the window of opportunity the programme provides.

 

Tax Ombud gets nod to investigate SARS

2017-03-20 17:44

The Tax Ombud has been granted permission to probe the South African Revenue Service over delayed refunds.

Taxing SA expats in Dubai: 3 points to consider

2017-03-20 13:40

Until I have confidence that my hard earned money goes to the benefit of the people of South Africa, I will do all in my legal power to not pay taxes, writes a Fin24 user.

Taxing SA's super rich: 'I object to the new 45% top tax'

2017-03-06 19:27

A Fin24 user impacted by the new upper tax bracket is of the view that an increase in Value-Added Tax should rather have been instituted.

MUST READ: 'Stop plucking the goose that lays the golden taxes'

2017-03-01 05:00

Fin24 users have described the new tax rate for the super rich as a major disincentive, amid calls for meaningful job creation and an appeal to value high income earners.

Judge Dennis Davis: SA's super rich likely not bitter over tax hike but …

2017-02-27 06:01

Amid fears of South Africans skipping the country over the new tax rate for those earning over R1.5m, Judge Dennis Davis reckons they likely have no qualms with the hike, but more so with how the money is used.

Trevor Manuel: SARS can't be made a political football

2017-02-26 15:57

SARS cannot be made a political football, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel as tensions reach boiling point between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and SARS head Tom Moyane.

Gordhan: We did consider VAT hike

2017-02-23 11:10

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government must start having a conversation about value-added tax and that it is on the table, although there will be exemptions.

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Have a look at Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech in one infographic.

Have a look at Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech in one infographic.

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Do you need to file a tax return for 2016?

2016-11-23 06:00

It is that time of the year where everyone is talking about doing their tax returns before the 25 November 2016 deadline.

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