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When two become one, there are tax benefits

15 July 2022,  Candice Reynders

When dealing with mergers and acquisitions, the one question that always arises is what tax relief, if any, exists for companies that are contemplating a merger?

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Why your commercial transaction may need to be reported to SARS

08 June 2022,  Luhann PrinslooSinalo Ncityana

Commercial transactions can often involve a range of corporate structuring which in turn could have tax implications for participants. With all the focus on getting the deal done, often participants forget that a tax benefit a participant derives from the commercial arrangement may need to be disclosed to SARS. 

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Accounting and taxation of your offshore investments: are you doing it right?

27 April 2022,  Tanya Strauss

In these unprecedented times, the old saying that nothing is certain except death and taxes, feels truer than ever. This is particularly the case for taxes of South African residents given the South African Revenue Services’ renewed focus and energy, displayed in the establishment of its Unit for High-Net-Worth Individuals.

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Using S42 to restructure your company tax efficiently

28 March 2022,  Candice Reynders

Don’t let the fear of tax consequences make you hesitant to consider important changes to your company structure. Clients are generally not aware of section 42 of the Income Tax Act and the roll-over relief it can provide when assets are exchanged for shares in a company – a section 42 asset-for-share transaction as it’s commonly referred to. 

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2022 Budget speech: the most important tax changes you should know about

24 February 2022,  Johnny Davis

“Now is not the time to increase taxes and put the recovery at risk! Accordingly, we have decided to keep money in the pockets of South Africans”.Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s budget speech on Wednesday brought welcome news to South Africans from a tax perspective, with the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting financial strain that most South Africans are struggling with being the reason for the most significant tax changes implemented.The most import...

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Good news for offshore structures

16 March 2021,  Candice Reynders

I noted an article the other day that referred to tax restrictions for loop structures. What is a loop structure and how have restrictions been reduced?

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Estate Planning 101: Tax exemptions and your last will and testament

09 February 2021,  Johnny Davis

The taxman will always come knocking during your lifetime, but he is not always as unreasonable as society implies. The mighty Income Tax Act and all other tax related pieces of legislation do allow for certain exemptions, which all young individuals should take note of. Each exemption can justify a lengthy conversation but for purposes of this blog, I would like to shortly address some important exemptions to keep in mind.

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What you should know when SARS owes you a refund

04 February 2021,  Candice Reynders

I will admit that one of my favourite times of the year is lodging my tax returns. I am always optimistic that I will get something back from the taxman. Sometimes this optimism is unfounded, but there is always a chance. Let’s, however, assume that you get that confirmation that you paid too much tax in the previous financial year and now you have a credit with SARS.Here are the important things that you need to remember when SARS owes you a refund:1. Like all things SARS related, a refun...

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What Covid tax relief measures can my company qualify for?

06 January 2021,  Mulalo Mokgoro

I have a construction company which has been hard hit by the Covid-pandemic and although I have managed to keep our doors open and not retrench my employees, we are in dire straits. I understand that there are some tax relief measures which I can access to assist my company. Is this true?

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