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Preparations for tax deadline

With the end of the tax year around the corner, everyone should be getting their tax documentation in order. In a recent Moneyweb article, Gareth Collier of Crue Invest (Pty) Ltd shares a few actions to take before the end of the tax year. “Ensure you’ve taken all steps possible to reduce your overall tax […]

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Prof Matthew Lester’s tequila-tax-slam-dunk

Can we use the changes in income tax to score big on our tax returns? 22 February 2017 is South Africa’s national budget day and there is a lot of doom and gloom in the press covering almost inevitable announcement from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan ‘Personal Tax increase concentrated on the higher end taxpayer!’ It’s […]

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2016 Budget Tax Bills

On 8 June, National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published the 2016 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) and the 2016 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) for public comment. These Bills give effect to the tax proposals announced by the Minister in the 2016 Budget. One of the bills also contains […]

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Provident Fund Annuitisation Legislation

National Treasury has confirmed that the 2016 Revenue Laws Amendment Act, promulgated on 20 May 2016, qualifies provident fund members for a tax deduction on their own contributions ‘without being required to annuitise for the next two years’. According to an accompanying media statement, the release of a paper on comprehensive social security is expected […]

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