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24 Oct Tax increases on the cards?

Tax increases on the cards? With South Africa’s tax revenue collection missing targets for the 2017 year of assessment, the government will look to new sources of income to reign in the current budget deficit. Taxpayers and the general public at large have heard rumours of,...

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09 Oct Employee or Independent Contractor

Employee or Independent Contractor Many individuals question whether they are an employee or independent contractor for tax purposes. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options and guidance from SARS that determines your classification. Employee – benefits to you: Annual and sick leave under the Basic Conditions...

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15 Sep South African Tax Ombudsman

South African Tax Ombudsman   The office of Tax Ombudsman provides a simple mechanism for taxpayers to seek a resolution with SARS once they have exhausted all channels with the tax man.   The Tax Ombudsman is an independent office that can assist taxpayers by making a judgement on:   ...

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28 Dec Online tax made easy with eFiling

Below is an article from SARS that outlines all the ins and outs of eFiling (link). What is eFiling? SARS eFiling is a free online process for the submission of returns and declarations and other related services. This free service allows taxpayers, tax practitioners and businesses to register...

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28 Dec Registering for income tax

Businesses registering for income tax Are you registering for the first time? The South African Revenue Service (SARS) made changes to the way taxpayers register and/or amend their details (link - reproduced below for your convenience).This is aimed at making registering easier for taxpayers, improving the reliability...

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