Treasury, SARS call for comment on tax law amendments

2018-07-18 15:58

South Africans have until mid-August to comment on the newly published Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill.

Cosatu keen to engage with govt on pension law changes

2016-03-16 09:28

Cosatu's Tony Ehrenreich says the trade federation is looking forward to engaging with government on social amendments to the new tax laws.

Arno Loots: Provident fund changes a setback, but not fatal reverse

2016-02-23 08:11

Arno Loots regards Provident Fund changes as a temporary setback, not a permanent reversal for the promotion of a savings culture in South Africa.

Asisa relieved over govt's tax laws decision

2016-02-18 21:00

The Association for Savings and Investment SA was relieved about the government’s decision to implement the bulk of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, CEO Leon Campher says.

Gordhan defends tax law changes, says 'better design' needed

2016-02-18 16:19

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has defended plans for the implementation of new tax laws, while saying that certain aspects needed "better design".

Gordhan sets record straight on retirement reforms

2016-02-18 14:06

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has explained the need to postpone the implementation of the annuitisation part of the tax law.

Gordhan pulls carpet as industry gears for T-Day

2016-02-18 13:58

A tax industry player has likened government's backtracking on the Tax Laws Amendment Act to starting a rocket and then getting someone out just before the launch.

Gordhan concedes tax law changes will be costly

2016-02-18 13:01

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has conceded that the last-minute proposal to amend the tax changes will be very costly for businesses and will need to be finalised quickly.

Government backtracks on new tax changes

2016-02-18 10:10

The Zuma government has again been forced to backpedal on a tax law amendment compelling two-thirds of provident fund savings to be put in a retirement annuity.


You can't live in a world without taxation, says Treasury

2017-08-16 09:39

Government’s bid to repeal the foreign employment income tax exemption is not a “crazy proposal” compared to other tax jurisdictions, says National Treasury's Ismail Momoniat.

Controversial pension rule law passes first amendment

2016-03-15 20:30

The government has no intention of nationalising pension money through new pension withdrawal rules, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says.

Cosatu scraps tax protest, but March strike is still on

2016-02-19 13:48

Cosatu says it has cancelled its planned protest on Sunday over the implementation of the amended Tax Laws, but says its national strike planned for March is still on.

WATCH: Pravin explains way forward for retirement tax law

2016-02-18 17:31

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is proposing that the annuitisation requirement for provident fund members be postponed for two years to allow for further consultation.

Tax law delay first step to ultimate worker victory - Cosatu

2016-02-18 15:07

Government’s postponement of the implementation of the Tax Laws Amendment Act is the first step towards a final victory for workers, says trade federation Cosatu.

Tax 'capitulation' shows ANC serves self first - DA

2016-02-18 14:02

At a time when South Africa needs policy certainty, the ANC has put its interests ahead of the country by postponing the tax law changes, says the DA.

Radebe on tax law changes: Govt not trying to calm alliance partner

2016-02-18 13:18

The government has denied that the decision to table a legislative amendment to the Taxation Laws Amendment Act was a move to appease the ANC's alliance partner, Cosatu.

Radebe: Zuma heard of Cosatu objections after he signed tax bill

2016-02-18 11:37

When President Jacob Zuma signed the Taxation Laws Amendment Act late last year he was unaware of Cosatu’s objections to provident fund proposals, says Jeff Radebe.

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