Aggressive tax planning: Not enough just to obey rules - consultant

Sep 06 2019 22:01

Simply obeying tax rules is not enough when it comes to so-called aggressive tax planning, in the view of a tax consultant at KPMG.


Beware tax refund scam, Kaspersky warns

Aug 29 2019 20:28

A wave of fraudulent tax refund letters has been launched at unsuspecting taxpayers globally, according to a Kaspersky report.


SARS' guide to donations tax

Aug 28 2019 21:57

SARS' is issuing clarification notices to the public to better inform them on tax filing season. In this edition SARS focuses on donations and their tax implications.


When tax planning becomes tax avoidance - experts weigh in

Aug 20 2019 06:00

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants is looking into whether aggressive tax planning is ethical, even if it is legal.


Tax tips for pensioners

Aug 06 2019 06:01

The impact of taxes is just as important to consider after retirement as it is while saving for retirement, says an expert at Hobbs Sinclair.


How SARS can 'pierce' the corporate veil to catch tax avoiders

Jul 12 2019 05:00

A relatively unknown piece of legislation could be used by SARS to catch shareholders hiding behind a company to avoid paying taxes, says a new study by Stellenbosch University.


SARS says it's working to fix eFiling bug

Jul 03 2019 12:59

The South African Revenue Service has said in a statement it is aware of an eFiling problem causing problems for some taxpayers.


What you need to know about tax and your travel allowance

Jun 30 2019 12:44

A travel allowance is granted to employees who travel for business purposes and it is granted to finance a portion of an employee's transport costs.


4 common myths about financial emigration

Jun 14 2019 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.

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