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EMPLOYEES’ TAX (PART II): ARE YOU A LABOUR BROKER FOR TAX PURPOSES?

The deduction of employees’ tax is dependent upon three elements being present. These elements are all defined in the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act[1] and include i) the presence of an employer, ii) an employee and iii) the … Continue reading

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BELASTING OP TOEGEVOEGDE WAARDE EN DIE JAARLIKSE UITSLUITING

Die 2018-belastingseisoen is in volle swang en dit is die moeite werd om na ’n algemene dwaling aangaande die vasstelling van kapitaalwinsbelasting vir individuele belastingbetalers en veral die rol van die “jaarlikse uitsluiting”, te kyk. Deur te verseker dat die … Continue reading

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SARS’ SERVICE CHARTER

On 1 July 2018, the South African Revenue Service (‘SARS’) released a new version of its Service Charter. The release of the Service Charter has been widely welcomed and the timing thereof is optimal, since it coincides with the start … Continue reading

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AFTREKBAARHEID VAN RENTE VIR NIE-HANDELDRYWENDE INDIVIDUE

Die SAID se Praktyknota 31.2 (PN31.2) bepaal dat ’n persoon by magte is om rente wat betaal is af te trek, selfs as die persoon nie ’n geldskieter is of enige ander bedryf beoefen waar die rentekoste aangegaan is in … Continue reading

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CYBERCRIME – WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF

Install a personal firewall product Hackers can infect home computers by connecting to your computer while you’re surfing the internet. The best way to protect your computer from unauthorised connections from the internet is to install a personal firewall. There … Continue reading

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WHAT SHOULD YOU CONSIDER WHEN INVESTING IN A BUSINESS

You have worked hard for many years, and have finally saved enough funds and mustered the courage to take the big leap that you have been dreaming about for such a long time… you are going to invest in your … Continue reading

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REËLS VIR SKULDVERMINDERING: NUWE BELASTINGBETALERSVRIENDELIKE WYSIGINGS WORD VERWAG

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Inkomstebelastingwet bevat ’n aantal reëls wat aanleiding gee tot  knellende  belastinggevolge wanneer ’n belastingbetaler se skuld kwytgeskeld word. Hierdie reëls was in onlangse jare die onderwerp van omvattende wetgewende wysigings. Tydens die 2018-begrotingsproses het die Nasionale Tesourie aangedui … Continue reading

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CUSTOMS FOR INDIVIDUALS TRAVELLING ABROAD AND RETURNING TO SA

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently published a media release to clarify the confusion about the customs requirements for South African travellers returning from abroad regarding their personal effects (such as laptops and other electronic equipment). The confusion stems … Continue reading

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KORPORATIEWE BEHEER – NAAMSVERANDERINGE

Dit staan ʼn maatskappy of beslote korporasie vry om sy naam te verander indien verkies. Vir maatskappye sal die naamsverandering ʼn spesiale besluit tot gevolg hê wat deur die aandeelhouers van die maatskappy goedgekeur moet word en in die geval … Continue reading

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TAX DEDUCTIONS AGAINST SALARY EARNINGS

Our clients who earn only a salary will know that very few tax deductions are available against salary income for income tax purposes and whereby they may reduce the taxable income derived ultimately from such remunerations. Section 23(m) of the … Continue reading

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