July 6, 2020

Farming operations in South Africa and the tax implications thereof

Farming in South Africa is like second nature to most South Africans, but the tax implications on farming operations seem to raise some questions when determining a […]
July 6, 2020

Do You Know The Different VAT Supplies?

There are a few instances where VAT is not charged at the standard rate of 15%. In the following newsletter, we distinguished between the different supplies that attract […]
July 6, 2020

Does your home office qualify you for a tax deduction?

As the old adage goes, change is as good as a holiday. But the way that the novel coronavirus has shaken up the world we live […]
June 8, 2020

Can a third party collect my taxes?

In SIP Project Managers (Pty) Ltd v CSARS (29 April 2020), the Gauteng Division of the High Court ruled against SARS on the appointment of a third-party (Standard […]
June 8, 2020

Tax statutes: It’s all about context

In Commissioner for SARS v United Manganese of Kalahari (UMK) (25 March 2020) the interpretation of tax statues in conjunction with other statutes was considered. UMK conducts mining […]
June 8, 2020

Taxpayers’ details remain protected

In the case of the Commissioner for SARS vs Public Protector (23 March 2020) in the Gauteng High Court, the matter of the confidentiality of taxpayer information came […]
June 8, 2020

Understanding liquidations and tax deductions

In CSARS v Pieters and others, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) was tasked with deciding whether liquidators were required to withhold employees’ tax from payments made […]
May 5, 2020

The effects of COVID-19 – Economically speaking

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken the globe by storm. As of the 14th of April, the total cases of COVID-19 is 1,925,877 […]
May 5, 2020

Fringe benefits and retirement funds

Binding Class Rulings (BCR) are issued in response to applications by a specific class of taxpayers (usually persons that will have the same tax consequences apply to them from a transaction) and clarifies how the Commissioner for […]