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Tax ombud's office matures with time
Tax ombud's office matures with time
At a panel discussion at the annual Tax Indaba on Tuesday, Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe, who has been at the helm since the office’s...
Clampdowns in Africa carry a big cost
Clampdowns in Africa carry a big cost
The tactics of the Tanzanian government are still a far cry from the old-school, die-hard tactics in some other countries, where the government...
SARS working on restoring credibility and trust — Kingon
SARS working on restoring credibility and trust — Kingon
Acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Mark Kingon is faced with the grim task of restoring the revenue collectors’ credibility...
Shorter tax season coming soon
Shorter tax season coming soon
With less than a month to go the South African Revenue Services (SARS) has announced the shortening of its 2018 tax season by three weeks ending...
Uganda to initiate social media tax
Uganda to initiate social media tax
Uganda’s Parliament voted to implement a new social media tax last Wednesday, limiting access to apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.
Gupta brothers dodge another tax deadline in India
Gupta brothers dodge another tax deadline in India
The Gupta brothers have been granted another extension for their appearance before Indian tax authorities on charges of money laundering and...
SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7-billion
SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7-billion
The taxman collected R1.216-trillion in revenue for the 2017/18 financial year, this is R0.7-billion or 0.06% lower than the revenue target set by...
Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins
Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins
Last week’s budget revealed that financial authorities, including the South African Reserve Bank and the South African Revenue Service (Sars),...
Emerging market boom skips SA
Emerging market boom skips SA
South Africa finds itself as neglected as the red-headed stepchild in a world market ravenous for higher-risk investment destinations.
​‘Earning R1.5m a year is not rich’
​‘Earning R1.5m a year is not rich’
Tax increases announced in last month’s budget speech target the wealthy but, in announcing that a new tax rate of 45% would apply to those who...
Brand citizenship takes off
Brand citizenship takes off
The first news of Apple’s sweetheart agreement with the Irish government, which allowed the corporate to pay exceptionally low amounts of tax,...
Tax havens are under attack
Tax havens are under attack
Ireland, accused of being a tax haven for multinationals such as Apple to pay nearly zero tax on the bulk of its profits earned outside the United...

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