tax avoidance

 
Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Multinational companies have been gaming the rules of the global economy to minimise their tax liability — or even eliminate it. And the...
New Sars boss to call in Tax Inspectors Without Borders?
New Sars boss to call in Tax Inspectors Without Borders?
There appeared to be two major takeaways from the global grandee get-together at Davos last month — 1 500 of them arrived in private jets,...
Tax Ombud saves South Africans millions of rands
Tax Ombud saves South Africans millions of rands
Despite numerous challenges and teething problems, the Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) in Pretoria has achieved a few milestones since it was...
Editorial: The moral scourge of perfectly legal tax avoidance
Editorial: The moral scourge of perfectly legal tax avoidance
We’re used to thinking of unfair tax avoidance – the legal kind that leaves governments and their citizens short-changed – as something...
How the Dutch rapped Naspers over the knuckles for tax, while its BEE scheme flopped
How the Dutch rapped Naspers over the knuckles for tax, while its BEE scheme flopped
Ismael Belela stomps on the ground so that his shoe leaves an imprint in the red earth.
Taxpayers beware! Sars has unleashed the tax hounds
Taxpayers beware! Sars has unleashed the tax hounds
In a bid to recover more than R15-billion worth of debt, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has handed confidential taxpayer information to...
Panama Papers: Was Mossack Fonseca within its legal rights to keep mum?
Panama Papers: Was Mossack Fonseca within its legal rights to keep mum?
The leak of documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has set the cat among the pigeons around the world, from the Kremlin to Downing...
Panama Papers: Uganda foils company's dogged bid to avoid tax
Panama Papers: Uganda foils company's dogged bid to avoid tax
Leaked documents show the paper trail of attempts by Heritage Oil and Gas (Hogl) to avoid paying capital gains tax in Uganda.
Sars keen on stricter transfer pricing documentation
Sars keen on stricter transfer pricing documentation
Nations around the world are putting plans in place to rein in tax-avoiding multinationals and the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has...
Parliament takes aim at corporate 'looting'
Parliament takes aim at corporate 'looting'
The portfolio committee on trade and industry has heard calls for the criminalisation of transfer pricing – a practice that, when abused, results...
Don't burn multinational tax bridges
Don't burn multinational tax bridges
South Africa is considering the introduction of regulations to force corporates to pay their fair share to the public purse. It is not alone. The...

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