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-------- -------- FEATURED EVENT: 2019 BUDGET & TAX UPDATE -------------------
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The Annual Budget and Tax Update gives you the best opportunity to get up to
speed on recent developments in tax, legislative changes and proposed changes
announced in the National Budget Speech

 




 


/ Tax Conference/


 




 
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Tax Administration & Interpretation
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-------- -------- OTO GATEWAY MALL ACTIVATION --------------------------------
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The Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) will be in Durban as part of an ongoing
awareness campaign to promote its free and impartial services. The campaign
will create an interactive experience for

 




 


/ Tax Ombud/


 




 
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TAX CASES












 




 
-------- -------- XYZ CC VS COMMISSIONER OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN REVENUE
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The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) brought
an application in terms of rule 56(1)(b) of the Rules of the Tax Court for
default judgment against the taxpayer in terms of

 




 


/ SARS Court Cases /


 




 
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INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL NEWS
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-------- -------- OECD AND UNITED ARAB EMIRATES RENEW PARTNERSHIP TO
STRENGTHEN TAX CO-OPERATION --------------------------------
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The OECD and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed a renewal of the
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to extend their collaboration in
providing regional seminars on international

 




 


/ OECD/


 




 
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-------- 2019 SAGE ANNUAL PAYROLL TAX SEMINAR --------------------------------

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-------- 2019 WEBINAR: MONTHLY TAX UPDATE - MARCH ----------------------------

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PROFESSIONAL INSIGHT













 




 
-------- -------- AFRICA TAX IN BRIEF ----------------------------------------
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AFRICA: African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement developments

 




 


/ Celia Becker - ENSafrica/


 




 
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-------- -------- PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CLARIFY INCOME TAX TREATMENT OF
STATUTORY MERGERS ------------------------------------------
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Sections 113 and 115 of the Companies Act, 2008 provide for an automatic
statutory merger of two companies. The transfer occurs by way of operation of
law, and barring any express prohibition to

 




 


/ Robert Gad, Megan McCormack and Jo-Paula Roman - ENSafrica/


 




 
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-------- -------- REPORTABLE ARRANGEMENT: PROPOSED REPORTING BURDEN ON MINING
COMPANIES AND REHABILITATION TRUSTS ------------------------
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The reportable arrangement provisions were established by the South African
Revenue Service (“SARS”) with the objective of obtaining information on
certain types of transactions. The circumstances

 




 


/ Kristel van Rensburg and Emile Cronje - ENSafrica/


 




 
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-------- -------- A CREATURE OF STATUTE: A DECISION ABOUT THE TAX COURT’S
POWER TO INCREASE UNDERSTATEMENT PENALTIES -----------------
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In the recent judgment of Purlish Holdings (Proprietary) Limited v The
Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (76/18) [2019] ZASCA 04,
the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) had to

 




 


/ Louis Botha & Louis Kotze - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr/


 




 
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Tax News In The Press












 




 
-------- -------- AIRLINES PLEAD FOR EXEMPTION FROM CARBON TAX ---------------
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The airline industry made a strong plea in parliament on Tuesday to be
exempted from the proposed carbon tax saying it will undermine its
competitiveness.

 




 


/ Linda Ensor - Business Live/


 




 
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-------- -------- UNDERSTANDING TRAVEL ALLOWANCE AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX -------
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What’s best: a travel allowance or mileage reimbursed?

 




 


/ Business Live /


 




 
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-------- -------- TECHNICAL GLITCH IN THE ZERO-RATING OF SANITARY PRODUCTS ---
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Strangely narrow definition in pending legislation will limit the intended
relief and cause problems for retailers and the customs system.

 




 


/ Amanda Visser - Moneyweb/


 




 
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