As a relief measure, during the Covid-19 pandemic, the South African Revenue Service (hereafter SARS) has announced that the tax filing season has been postponed to the 1st of September 2020, and is not opening on the 1st of July 2020.
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As a follow-up to our January article, (find the newsletter here: https://www.fhbc.co.za/2020/01/06/does-your-business-qualify-as-a-small-business-corporation-according-to-sars/) we determine whether a Personal Service Provider is able to make use of the tax benefits of a Small Business entity.
Non-profit organisations have many forms and different variations (each with its own set of rules). The main topics mentioned in the article includes the requirements which must be met in order to qualify as a public benefit organisation, the difference between a public benefit organisation and an association, as well as the deductibility of certain donations made to public benefit organisations.
Are you curious about what the Naspers unbundling transaction is actually about? Are you perhaps a Naspers or Prosus shareholder? If you answered yes to one of these questions, please read further. This article can be seen as a summary of what the transformation, which Naspers is currently going through, actually entails. It also serves as a break-down of the different tax consequences for Naspers shareholders.
“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela
When it comes to bursaries, scholarships and study loans, the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962, makes provision for a tax-free benefit, to help employees save money, with regards to basic/higher education. In this article we list the statutory requirements.
From 1 June 2019, the all new Carbon Tax Act 15 of 2019 (CTA) will be effective, and the final method of reporting and administration thereof is said to follow shortly thereafter. This new tax type will affect any person or entity who conducts an activity which results in the emission of greenhouse gases above the allowed threshold.