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In ITC 14247 the Gauteng Division of the Tax Court, recently considered the imposition of understatement penalties (section 222(1) of the Tax Administration, 2011 (the TAA) in respect of a taxpayer that made provisional tax payments against the tax amount owing.
With the rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies, and more particularly, Bitcoin, the question which isn’t immediately thought of by investors is: how do cryptocurrencies fit into your estate plan and have you accounted for them?
The time and expense associated with external audits are often seen as a fact of life - one which business owners do not have much control over.
2017 will be a year of anniversaries! It is the 60th anniversary of the founding of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the 10-nation Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) as a regional bloc, and the 40th anniversary...
Those of us who work in risk management spend a large portion of our time in a theoretical world. However, from time to time it becomes necessary to do a practical test to see if the controls we’ve put into place are effective.
We find that the terms “savings” is usually associated with a negative view when discussing budgets. Clients see this as another expense in an already too long list of expenses. Other than the expenses you have to pay in order to sustain your day to day living needs, savings are needed in order...
A new set of data taken from an offshore law firm again threatens to expose the hidden wealth of individuals and show how corporations, hedge funds and others may have skirted taxes. A year after the Panama Papers, a massive leak of confidential information from the Bermuda law firm Appleby Group...
No one likes planning for the worst, but it is an inevitability. As a fiduciary advisor, this is often a tough conversation to have.
The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill of 2017 (released on 25 October) contains proposals that will result in a significant compliance burden for companies, even although it may not always result in additional taxation. The proposal deals with disposals of shares in a company (say “A”) held by another...