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Tax Administration & Interpretation
(SARS and Office of the Tax Ombud)

BPR 339 Transfer of listed shares to collective investment scheme
Draft IN on PBOs - provision of residential care for retired persons
Draft rule in terms of section 38 20 February 2020

TAX CASES

XYC CC v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (IT14434/2019) [2019] ZATC 10 (28 June 2019)
ABC Proprietary Limited v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services (14287) [2019] ZATC 9 (12 June 2019)
XYZ CC v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (13868) [2019] ZATC 8 (27 February 2019)

Legislative & Policy
(National Treasury & Parliament)

Media statement - Deputy Minister of Finance on Roadshows to Provinces
Treasury
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Call For Comment
SAIT member comments can be directed to taxpolicyadmin@thesait.org.za

30 November 2019



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International and Regional News
(OECD and ATAF)

Webcast: Update on Economic Analysis and Impact Assessment

As part of the Inclusive Framework’s work relating to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, the OECD has been carrying out an economic analysis and impact assessment of the Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 proposals. Please join a live webcast with experts from the OECD to learn more about this work, which will include a presentation of preliminary results on the revenue and investment effects of the proposals.

Webcast: Update on Economic Analysis and Impact Assessment (February 2020)

As part of the Inclusive Framework’s work relating to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, the OECD has been carrying out an economic analysis and impact assessment of the Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 proposals. Please join a live webcast with experts from the OECD to learn more about this work, which will include a presentation of preliminary results on the revenue and investment effects of the proposals.

OECD presents analysis showing significant impact of proposed international tax reforms

New economic analysis shows that a proposed solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy under negotiation at the OECD would have a significant positive impact on global tax revenues.

CPD Events

PROFESSIONAL INSIGHT

Streaming series | Tax consequences of mine streaming

Tax consequences of mine streaming

Staying ahead of the curve

Norton Rose Fulbright is delighted to invite you to our annual seminar for charities, foundations, not-for-profit and tax-exempt organizations.

Revenu Québec announces extended deadline of mandatory disclosure of nominee agreements in Quebec

On May 17, 2019, in Information Bulletin 2019-5, the Quebec Ministry of Finance announced that it would now be mandatory to disclose to Revenu Québec nominee agreements that have tax consequences by filing an information return.

The Singapore Convention on Mediation

Mediation is a flexible dispute resolution process, whereby a neutral, third party mediator helps guide the parties in a dispute towards their own resolution.

What the new carbon tax means for SA industry
Deloitte
Warranty and indemnity insurance in South Africa’s M&A environment

Warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance provides cover for losses arising from a breach of a warranty and claims under a tax indemnity arising from a merger or acquisition (M&A) contract.

DAC 6: UK implementation of the new EU tax disclosure rules

DAC 6 imposes mandatory reporting of cross-border arrangements affecting at least one EU member state where the arrangements fall within one of a number of “hallmarks”.

29/07/19 VAT Alert - VAT treatment of foreign donor funded projects On 22 July, the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2019, was released for public comment and contains proposed amendments VAT treatment of foreign donor funded projects. Download P...
PWC
Real Estate Focus – July 2019

In this edition, we provide updates on proposed reforms to residential leases;, a new register of overseas entities;, property taxes; and the effect of Brexit on leases.

Tax News In The Press

Expatriate Confusion Over Tax Status As Amendments Loom

[Daily Maverick] Taxpayers who will be most affected by the legislation are those in the Middle East or in countries where there is no double taxation agreement.

Peddling Hope Between a Rock and a Hard Place

[Daily Maverick] In a low growth, low tax revenue, high unemployment economy, further dampened by governing ANC policy flip-flops, delivering a State of the Nation Address (Sona) is daunting. It's unclear if on Thursday night President Cyril Ramaphosa will do more than spin hope.

Gupta-Linked Trillian Wins Its Day in Court, While Eskom, SARS Scramble for Assets

[News24Wire] Trillian Management Consulting, which is linked to the Gupta family through its association with associate Salim Essa and Trillian director Eric Wood, won its day in court on Wednesday, despite attempts by two state agencies to claw back money allegedly owed to them.

SARS Takes Huge Tech Leap

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has embarked on a journey that will see it embrace technological advancement.

Many Countries Regulate E-Cigarettes. South Africa Should Too

[The Conversation Africa] Opinions differ on how to regulate electronic cigarettes. But dozens of countries are taking action. In Africa, Kenya already taxes these products, and South Africa is preparing to follow. E-cigarettes don't contain tobacco, which has harmful health effects. But they often contain highly addictive nicotine and have their own negative health risks.

1 February 2020 - SARS takes a big step towards building a smart modern revenue authority