SARS

January 9, 2019

Property developers beware: Deemed accruals can seriously disrupt your cash flow

“Never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the lifeblood of business” (Richard Branson) A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment has confirmed […]
September 11, 2017

Making money with Airbnb? Tax and other issues

Airbnb is an increasingly popular and lucrative way for residential property owners to earn extra income from short-term rentals of spare rooms, holiday houses, apartments and […]
February 6, 2017

BUYING AND SELLING PROPERTY: WHO PAYS THE TAXMAN?

Note: What follows is of necessity just a general summary of some complex provisions, there are various exemptions and exceptions (such as possible zero-rating of going concern […]
July 7, 2015

SARS: (TAX) CRIME DOESN’T PAY!

“The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government” (Barry M. Goldwater) SARS it seems retains a much higher enforcement capability than […]
January 13, 2015

TAX PENALTIES: WHAT MUST SARS PROVE?

SARS has the power to impose severe penalties on any taxpayer failing to declare or pay taxes in accordance with law. For example, in a case […]
October 8, 2014

THE OCTOBER WEBSITE: HOW TO REDUCE THE PAIN OF QUEUING AT SARS

You can these days make your life a lot easier by interacting with SARS online for many things, but occasionally a personal visit to a physical […]
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