June 15, 2017

Transfer of a property: Is VAT or transfer duty payable?

A purchaser is responsible for payment of transfer cost when acquiring an immovable property, but it should further be established if the transaction is subject to […]
June 15, 2017

Provisional tax when you sell your property

The provisional tax regime operates as a continuous cash flow mechanism in favour of Government whereby tax on income earned is paid over provisionally in anticipation […]
June 15, 2017

Final and diluted legislation in relation to low interest loans and trust

The renewed focus by National Treasury on the taxation of trusts was widely anticipated and it came as little surprise earlier this year that the first […]
June 15, 2017

A timing anomoly when disposing of property

Property related transactions are typically significant transactions, and therefore tax considerations linked thereto should be carefully considered. One such consideration involves the timing of the disposal […]
June 15, 2017

A few financial terms used in the media: Do you know what these mean?

The media often use financial terms as if they assume that everyone knows what these terms mean. Sometimes readers and listeners know what these words mean […]