SARS, NPA to go after taxpayers with outstanding returns

2018-04-16 15:42

SARS has embarked on a new initiative with the National Prosecuting Authority to prosecute non-compliant taxpayers who have failed to submit returns.

Davis Committee says wealth tax needs more work and consensus

2018-04-13 11:16

The Davis Tax Committee says poor and middle class people should be protected from having to pay a wealth tax, and that more needs to be done to strengthen the estate duty system.

SARS hoping for higher growth to boost collections

2018-04-08 06:00

Service is in talks with the justice cluster regarding improved tax-related enforcement.

Tips on how to survive the VAT increase

2018-04-04 12:12

VAT increase will involve savvy and responsible management of household finances

Ramaphosa dealing with Moyane suspension: Nene

2018-04-03 15:19

The finance minister says President Cyril Ramaphosa is dealing with the suspension of former SARS boss Tom Moyane, who left the agency under a cloud last month.

WATCH: 3 things hitting your pockets in April

2018-04-01 15:03

Consumers are already battling to keep their heads above water and will have to face a triple threat to their pockets as of April 2018.

Free higher education is a game of cut and balance, DG says

2018-03-28 07:00

Director General Dondo Mogajane says National Treasury is committed to seeing through the implementation of free higher education over a five year period, especially if expenditure in the first phase of the policy is effective.

Suspension of Tom Moyane 'long overdue' - BLSA head Bonang Mohale

2018-03-22 14:51

The chief executive of Business Leadership SA says disciplinary proceedings against the suspended head of SARS must be prioritised.

Rate decision hinges on Ramaphosa Presidency, tax hikes, inflation - PwC

2018-03-21 07:30

Economic analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates five factors that will determine which way the rate decision could go.

READ: Moyane's full letter to Ramaphosa

2018-03-20 15:43

Read the letter that now suspended SA Revenue Service head Tom Moyane wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday arguing against his suspension.


R1m Denel bursary to Supra's son: Solidarity threatens action

2018-04-15 18:54

Solidarity has warned that it won’t hesitate to take action against any state owned enterprise squandering tax-payers money, following revelations that Denel paid a bursary of more than R1m to the son of North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Declare cryptocurrencies on your tax returns, says SARS

2018-04-09 11:52

The tax agency says South Africans who own cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin need to declare gains or losses on their annual tax returns.

Own bitcoin or ethereum? Sars is coming for you.

2018-04-06 18:20

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are to be treated as intangible assets – meaning you still have to pay tax on them‚ according to the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

Global corporate 'tax war' offers opportunity for SA - expert

2018-04-04 12:06

Globally, the question of corporate tax rates has been thrown wide open and that brings an opportunity for SA, says Ruaan van Eeden of Geneva Management Group.

SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7bn

2018-04-03 13:01

The taxman collected R1.216trn in revenue for the 2017/18 financial year - R0.7bn or 0.06% lower than National Treasury's revenue target of R1.217trn.

SARS accuses Guptas of lying

2018-04-01 08:31

The SA Revenue Service wrongly paid a R70m VAT refund to a third party after Gupta-owned Oakbay falsely said it had no bank accounts left in SA.

Employment: 4 tax questions from Budget 2018

2018-03-22 16:23

A tax expert answers frequently asked questions from employees and employers regarding the impact of Budget 2018 and tax law amendments.

SARS woes bode ill for good governance

2018-03-21 11:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s blistering letter suspending SARS boss Tom Moyane showed an attempt by the state to salvage the integrity of the key institution that has been plagued by poor governance.

SARS inquiry to be much wider than suspended Moyane

2018-03-20 16:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa will proceed with a commission of inquiry into SARS after the tax agency's commissioner Tom Moyane was suspended.

Mcebisi Jonas said to be considered for SA's top tax post

2018-03-20 13:26

The former deputy finance minister is being considered for the the post of SARS commissioner, two people familiar with the situation have said.

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