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TaxTalk Jan/Feb edition is out

 TaxTalk's first issue of 2021 is available. Download your copy of the special Incentives Issue here.  

TaxTalk Nov/Dec edition is out

TaxTalk's final issue of 2020 is available. Download your copy of the special Incentives Issue here.

Concise Guide to Carbon Tax

A concise and practical guide to Carbon Tax including applicable legislation, regulations, SARS Rules and forms

This publication contains an insightful analysis of the Carbon Tax Act and related Regulations. Most importantly, it demystifies the administration of the carbon tax as an environmental levy under the Customs and Excise Act. It does this by explaining how to derive and calculate a carbon tax liability; and, by providing practical guidance on the management and submission of...

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

General Note 13 Retirement Employment archived 5 March 2021
General Note 21 Application Tax Directives archived 5 March 2021
Notice 173 GG44229 Daily amount in respect of meals and incidental costs Budget 2021 5 March 2021

TAX CASES

D v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (24720) [2020] ZATC 22 (27 May 2020)
CBA (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (24674) [2020] ZATC 21 (25 November 2020)
Black Mountain Mining (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (IT24578) [2021] ZATC 2 (27 January 2021)

Legislative & Policy
(National Treasury & Parliament)

Budget 2021
Treasury
Media Statement and 2021 Draft Tax Bills and Regulations for Public comment
Treasury
Budget 2021 Lock-Up Logistics
Treasury

Call For Comment
SAIT member comments can be directed to taxpolicyadmin@thesait.org.za

​​31 March 2021 New!



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SARS
​​24 March 2021 New!



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SARS
​24 September 2020 New!



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SARS

International and Regional News
(OECD and ATAF)

OECD Tax Talks

Today we streamed the 18th episode of our OECD Tax Talks series with all the latest developments in our work. If you weren't able to watch the live event, the replay and presentation are now available.

OECD Tax Talks: Save the date and register now

With a number of recent and upcoming developments in the OECD’s international tax agenda, we invite you to join a live webinar with experts from the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration for an update on our work.

OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (Italy, February 2021)

In addition to an update on the progress we are making to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, the report also provides an update on the other G20 tax deliverables (tax transparency, implementation of the BEPS measures and capacity building to support developing countries), which continue to produce successful results.

CPD Events

PROFESSIONAL INSIGHT

Scraping the pots to find revenue - Middelburg Observer

Tax increases could have been one such pot, but it’s already been scraped dangerously thin.

Webber Wentzel News
The Power of With:

The future of tax and legal functions, today

Deloitte
2021 Women in Tax Leaders Guide recognises 12 Deloitte Africa Tax & Legal directors
Deloitte
Deloitte Africa Tax & Legal director, Louise Vosloo, recognised in the 2021 Tax Controversy Leaders Guide
Deloitte
2021 Indirect Tax Leaders Guide recognises four Deloitte Africa Tax & Legal directors
Deloitte
MTBPS 2020: Minister of Finance expected to deliver pragmatic budget  
Deloitte
Deloitte School of Tax & Legal

Infusing Tax Technical Skills

Deloitte
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Deloitte
Budget 2021: Can we expect tax increases? - Moneyweb

Joon Chong – Tax Partner, Webber Wentzel

Webber Wentzel News

Tax News In The Press

Employers Urged to Prepare for Filing Season

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is calling on employers to prepare data for the annual employers filing season.

SAnews.gov.za
5 March 2021 - SARS calls on employers to prepare data for annual Employers Filing Season
National Treasury On the Amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act and Public Comments

[Govt of SA] Amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act to encourage investment in infrastructure: request for public comment deadline

Govt of SA
General Note 21 Application Tax Directives archived 5 March 2021
Have Your Say On Draft Regulation 28 Amendment

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Treasury has called on the public to comment on the draft amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act.

SAnews.gov.za
National Treasury On Release of the Local Government Revenue and Expenditure Report for the Second Quarter of 2020/21

[Govt of SA] National Treasury has released the local government revenue and expenditure report for the second quarter of the 2020/21 financial year. This report covers the performance against the adopted budgets of local government for the second quarter of the municipal financial year ending on 31 December 2020 and includes spending against conditional grant allocations for the same period.

Govt of SA