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When you need to send an employee overseas, there are so many details to consider, from payroll taxes, inbound and outbound tax planning, Global Pensions, Equity Plans and more. That’s where BDO’s Global Expatriate Services Practice comes in.
The Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill was introduced into Parliament on 19 July 2017 and proposes the removal of the foreign remuneration tax exemption, with effect 1 March 2019. South African tax residents working abroad are currently exempt from income tax if they are abroad for at least 61...
In this edition, we look at the requirements of the latest interpretation, IFRIC 23.
Do we live in a riskier world? The answer is yes according to 72% of respondents to the BDO Global Risk Landscape survey who consider that the world has become a riskier place.
South Africans are feeling the financial stress of stagnant salaries and rising cost of living. With our country’s current junk status, we’re also bracing for rates hikes on top of this, all while some of us are lucky enough to be earning a regular salary. The real tragedy of the financial...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has dramatically overhauled the country’s existing mining legislation, affecting existing and future investors in the country’s mining sector. The changes in the laws were passed by parliament in the week ending 7 July 2017 and is in most cases has immediate...
When a loved one has died and you have been nominated as the executor of their will, this is the start of a process that can be complex and could take from six months to just over a year or longer to complete, according to Hedley Lamarque, Certified Financial Planner® professional at BDO Wealth...
There has always been uncertainty surrounding the VAT implications of leasehold improvements. Unlike the Income Tax Act that provides clear guidance for income tax purposes, the VAT Act has been silent on the VAT treatment since inception. In 2012 SARS issued a Draft Interpretation Note (DIN) for...
In Pienaar Brothers (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for SARS (GNP) handed down on 29 May 2017, the High Court ruled on the constitutionality of retrospective tax law amendments and whether tax law amendments could apply prior to promulgation.