SARS and Third Party Submission

Third Parties (for example attorneys, medical schemes, fund administrators and estate agents) are required by law to send information to SARS via a return. This means that a bank, for example, must provide SARS data pertaining to interest paid on a savings account to...

Tax Planning for 2018/2019

It is the beginning of a new tax year and the best time to start with tax planning. There are several deductions available that individual taxpayers should be aware of. Tax Free Investments: All major institutions have tax free investment products available. These...

Sin Taxes, VAT and the 2018/2019 Budget

Brandy and Coke is without a doubt the most popular and most South African drink there is. Even the most refined Sauvignon sipping snob will seriously contemplate going over to the dark side after his third glass of wine. Excessive Brannas and Coke consumption either...

South African Budget Speech 2018/2019

  ¬†2018 / 2019 Budget View the C2M Budget Summary¬† View SARS Highlights Download the SARS Pocket Guide Download the 2018 / 2019 C2M In Your Interest booklet (Coming soon) Read article by Carel Steenkamp CA (SA) RA: Sin Taxes, VAT and the 2018/2019 Budget 2017 /...

Death, taxes and other horrible creatures.

Babies are horrible creatures. And ugly. Both my sons looked like they were fathered by a Star Wars character that looked somewhere between Yoda and Jabba the Hutt. They are teenagers now and both are relatively handsome. But they are teenagers. Clever and miserable....

Who qualifies as a provisional taxpayer?

What is Provisional Tax? Provisional tax is not a separate tax. It is a method of paying your tax due to SARS over the relevant year of assessment. Provisional taxpayers are required to submit two returns during the year of assessment. These payments are based on the...