The Rising Global Tide of Wealth Taxes

THE RISING GLOBAL TIDE OF WEALTH TAXES Author: Madeleine Schubert For some fresh views on the desirability and feasibility of wealth taxes, read our article! Global political conflict between the left and the right wing has resulted in much debate on how an individual...

Collecting Tax Debts: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child.

COLLECTING TAX DEBTS: SPARE THE ROD, SPOIL THE CHILD Author: Ruan Botha How much tax debt is actually outstanding and does SARS have the capacity to collect all revenues due? South Africa has passed its first wave of COVID-19 and, with no ace up its sleeve, it takes...

Is Poor Tax Compliance Akin to Culpable Homicide?

IS POOR TAX COMPLIANCE AKIN TO CULPABLE HOMICIDE? Author: Suzanne Smit Our article looks at a recent change to the non-compliance provisions in three tax acts where it is no longer required for SARS to link poor compliance with wilful intent in order to prove a...

Continuing Crackdown On Loan Funding to Trusts

CONTINUING CRACKDOWN ON LOAN FUNDING TO TRUSTS Author: Neil Hughes Setting up a trust and loaning money to the trust at no or reduced interest used to be an effective estate planning tool. Our article takes you through the history and the current version of section 7C...