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Below, please find issue 45 of ENSafrica's tax in brief, a snapshot of the latest tax developments in South Africa.
ENSafrica
African Tax Administration Forum: Guidelines for Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic emergency tax measures published
Tabacks
Treasury excludes duty rebates for goods damaged, lost or stolen due to robbery and theft. Adjustments in the Employee Tax Incentive Act aim to boost youth employment and clarification on ...
ENSafrica
application brought to review and set aside the decision of the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (" Commissioner" and " SARS") not to remit interest in terms of section 39(7) of...
Tabacks
To the relief of many South Africans, the 2020 budget speech has gone against the grain of many speculators who anticipated VAT, corporate and income tax increases.
ENSafrica
amends the law relating to trade unions to make better provision therefor and for federations of trade unions and employers' organisations;...
ENSafrica
In a slightly surprising, but nevertheless welcome, South African 2020 Budget Speech today, the Honourable Minister of Finance announced that there would be no significant tax increases
Tabacks
The week building up to Minister Tito Mboweni's budget speech was filled with rumours about an increase in the VAT rate and a new proposed wealth tax on assets.
Werksmans Attorneys
From 2015/2016, year on year there have been upward adjustments to the various tax rates, including the increase in the personal income tax rate from 41% to 45%,...
Tabacks
This Tax Update covers the Commencement of Expat Tax, Final Carbon Offset Regulations, BGR: Relief in respect of Tax Treaties and Clarification on interpretation of "Group of Companies".
Bowmans
The blockchain and cryptocurrency sector provides excellent opportunities for tax revenue generation and employment growth.
Bowmans
As another Budget Speech looms, one can only hope that the Minister of Finance will provide positive news to encourage further investment in the oil and gas industry.
Bowmans
In his Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, in October 2019, Finance Minister Mboweni warned that new tax measures may be announced.
Werksmans Attorneys
Often employment law disputes at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("the CCMA") or the Labour Courts are resolved by way of an award of compensation in favour of an aggrieved party.
ENSafrica
We have recently seen that the South African Revenue Service ("SARS"), in conducting audits in respect of taxpayer's affairs...
ENSafrica
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission reported that between 2011 and 2018, a total of 2 867 South African companies initiated business rescue proceedings in terms of Chapter 6 ...
ENSafrica
The Botswana Minister of Finance presented the 2020 Budget to parliament on 3 February 2020. No tax legislation amendments were proposed.
Werksmans Attorneys
A Public Benefit Organisation ("PBO") is defined in the Income Tax Act as a non‑profit company or a trust which has been incorporated, formed or established in South Africa and which has the sole...
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ENSafrica
The commencement of trade through the African Continental Free Trade Area, which was scheduled to start on 1 July 2020, has been postponed due to the prevailing circumstances caused...
ENSafrica
Over the last two days, Uganda and Kenya have both announced emergency tax measures to deal with the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In Uganda: taxpayers with an accounting period ending on 30 September...
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