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

CSARS v Zikhulise Cleaning and Maintenance and Transport Service (14886/16); Mpisane v Zikhulise Cleaning and Maintenance and Transport CC and another (18101/16) [2017] ZAGPPHC (14 October 2020)
Presentation on 2020 Draft Response on 2020 Draft Tax Bills -13 October 2020
2020 Draft Response Document on the 2020 Draft Tax Bills -13 October

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: MFMA Exemption Notice
Treasury
Government Gazette 43582 Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003: Exemption from Act
Treasury
43528 17-07 NationalGovernment

43528 26 775 Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act (3/1996): Portion 23 of the Farm Tweefontein No. 370, Registration Division JS

43528 607 791 Victim Support Services Bill, 2019: Publication for the draft

requirements (e.g. have a valid tax clearance certificate and be in

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

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International and Regional News
(OECD and ATAF)

OECD Tax Talks

Today we streamed the 17th 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.

International community renews commitment to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

The international community has made substantial progress towards reaching a consensus-based long-term solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and agreed to keep working towards an agreement by mid-2021, according to a Statement released today.

OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (Saudi Arabia) - October 2020

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 provides the latest progress on other G20 deliverables: notably on tax transparency with the 2019 AEOI figures, implementation of the BEPS standards & capacity building for developing countries.

CPD Events

PROFESSIONAL INSIGHT

The “CCO”

It is now three years since the corporate criminal offences of failing to prevent facilitation of UK and foreign tax evasion came into effect.

Want to withdraw retirement funds on emigration? Try again in three years - Channelwise

The National Treasury published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 (Draft Tax Bill) for public comment.
By Joon Chong, partner, ...

Webber Wentzel News
Want to withdraw retirement funds on emigration? National Treasury and SARS say try again in 3 years - Business Tech

The National Treasury published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 (Draft Tax Bill) for public comment.

One of the more ...

Webber Wentzel News
You may want to emigrate...but your money may not be allowed to - MSN South Africa

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National Treasury has published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill for public comment. Much of the talk has ...

Webber Wentzel News
You may want to emigrate... but your money may not be allowed to - 947.co.za

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National Treasury has published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill for public comment. Much of the talk has been around ...

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Want to withdraw retirement funds on emigration? National Treasury and SARS say try again in 3 years’ time - Media Xpose

by Joon Chong, Partner & Wesley Grimm, Associate at Webber Wentzel
The National Treasury published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, ...

Webber Wentzel News
Want to withdraw retirement funds on emigration? National Treasury and SARS say try again in 3 years' time - Polity.org.za

The National Treasury published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 (Draft Tax Bill) for public comment. One of the more ...

Webber Wentzel News
Withdrawing retirement funds and emigration: The 3-year rule - Money-Marketing

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by Joon Chong, Partner & Wesley Grimm, Associate at Webber Wentzel
The National Treasury published the ...

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The cost of corona: SA will need R3.4trn to recover - The Citizen

Tax under collection, subdued economic growth, tax dodgers and the growth of the illicit economy are all contributing factors that will ...

Webber Wentzel News

Tax News In The Press

Husband and His Wife Arrested for Tax Fraud Worth Over R2.6 Million

[SAPS] Eastern Cape -- A couple aged 40 and 47 are out on a warning after they were arrested by the Serious Commercial Crime Unit and briefly appeared at the East London Magistrate's Court on Monday, 19 October 2020 for alleged R2.6 million tax fraud.

SAPS
16 October 2020 - SARS right to liquidate a taxpayer to recover debt
16 October 2020 - Time running out to file income tax return at a SARS branch
16 October 2020 - SARS welcomes High Court judgment on taxpayer obligations
Minister Tito Mboweni Requests to Table 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni MP, has requested the Speaker of the National Assembly to enable him to table the 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on Wednesday 28th October 2020. The Speaker has acceded to the request subject to the approval of the Parliamentary Programming Committee.

Govt of SA
Presentation on 2020 Draft Response on 2020 Draft Tax Bills -13 October 2020