April 26, 2016

SARS amendments to the trust income tax return

Author: Jenny Klein (ENSafrica) During the 2014 tax year, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) introduced a new income tax return for trusts (ITR12T) which was […]
March 30, 2016

Public Benefit organisations – profit from tax benefits

Organisations with philanthropic missions serving the general public may enjoy the benefit of SARS’ generosity if they have all their ducks in a row. There are, […]
March 30, 2016

Inter-vivos Trusts and Testamentary Trusts

Much ignorance exists regarding the use of Trusts during bequests. This article will endeavour to shed some light on this important issue. An Inter-Vivos Trust is […]
March 30, 2016

How does the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) work?

WHAT IS ETI? ETI is a tax concession made to encourage employers to hire young people with no work experience. The employer may claim the ETI […]
February 22, 2016

Estate agents: Audit requirements

Section 29 of the Estate Agency Affairs Act (EAAA), Number 112 of 1976, states that every estate agent shall keep such accounting records as are necessary […]
February 19, 2016

The Tax implications of a franchise arrangement: Franchise perspective

Many business owners operate franchise businesses that allow them to build their success by making use of the franchisor’s intellectual property, established business processes and image.  […]
February 19, 2016

Have you ever done your Estate Planning?

If you have never planned your estate, perhaps now is a good time to consider it. This will be to everyone’s benefit, as there are often […]
February 19, 2016

How to save on audit fees: Financial audit preparation checklist

An audit can protect business stakeholders from the risk of fraudulent practices and therefore stakeholders will often require audits to be done annually. If a business […]
January 22, 2016

Advantages and disadvantages of Trusts

Trusts have various advantages, but unfortunately there are also disadvantages. Although this is not a complete synopsis of all the pros and cons, our experience may […]
January 22, 2016

SAID: Heropening van vorige jare se belastingaanslae

Stel jouself die volgende voor: ʼn belastingbetaler, Andrew, neem sy jaarlikse vakansie van vier weke. Op die vyfde dag van sy vakansie, terwyl Andrew sorgvry in […]
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