Expat tax: not all will be affected, cautions Fin24 reader

2020-03-02 17:39

Changes to the South African tax law relating to so-called "expat tax" will only impact those who are regarded as SA tax residents as defined by the Income Tax Act.

Expat tax: What to know about double taxation, your tax status and SARS penalties

2020-02-22 13:43

Amendments to SA's tax law mean SA tax residents working abroad will only be exempt from paying tax on the first R1 million they earn abroad.

Expat tax: Countdown to implementation kicks off

2020-01-07 22:00

An amendment to the Income Tax Act will bring considerable change to the expat landscape as from March 1, 2020.

Next big wave of skilled workers, emigrants leaving SA - political analyst

2019-08-09 16:02

Emigration rates from SA has surged by and can be seen as the beginning of a next big wave of people leaving for greener pastures, says a political analyst.

Everything you need to know about the new 'expat tax'

2019-06-22 17:15

Tax compliance consultant Lameez Arendse explains the details of the new 'expat tax'.

Financial emigration: What it involves

2019-04-07 19:45

A forex expert explains the ins and outs of financial emigration - an exchange control matter that allows a South African to be classified as a non-resident.

Expat tax is ultimately fair - expert

2019-03-24 13:58

The 'hype' created about changes to the SA Income Tax Act relating to exemption of employment income earned abroad, is clouding its fairness, says an expert.


Experts on expat tax: Too little, too late, Tito

2020-03-01 17:17

Budget 2020 includes 'a desperate attempt' to change the minds of those South Africans changing their tax residency to avoid expat tax, two experts say.

Expat tax is kicking in soon - here's what you should know

2020-02-11 06:00

If you are a South African working abroad and still a tax resident in SA, the so-called "expat tax" will come into effect from 1 March, 2020. Here's who it will impact most, and how.

5 must-know financial tips if you're planning to move abroad

2019-10-04 20:01

There are serious financial considerations to take into account when deciding to move abroad, cautions Theunis Ehlers, a director at Citadel Fiduciary.

Everything South Africans need to know about expat tax

2019-07-23 10:08

From March 2020, “expat tax” could be in full force and many South Africans abroad are uncertain about what this will mean for their forex flow. Here are five things you need to know.

4 common myths about financial emigration

2019-06-14 20:07

There is a lot of misinformation about SA's amended expatriate tax law and the process of financial emigration, says a specialist at Tax Consulting SA.

Expat tax: Financial emigration could cost you - and it's not so simple, experts warn

2019-03-26 07:53

Financial emigration should not be implemented as a knee-jerk reaction to new South African expatriate tax laws, caution financial experts.

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