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Ruling on leasehold improvements

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • August 8 2014

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released binding private ruling 177 (Ruling) on 31 July 2014. The Ruling concerned a lease and a sublease and

The unintended consequences of Section 12N

  • ENSafrica
  • -
  • South Africa
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  • May 30 2011

Prior to the introduction of section 12N, section 11(g) of the Act regulated any deductions related to leasehold improvements

The misnomer of transfer duty

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • June 14 2013

Transfer duty is not actually payable on the transfer of property. Section 2 of the Transfer Duty Act, No 40 of 1949 (TD Act) provides that transfer

Is rental income received by a controlled foreign company subject to South African tax?

  • ENSafrica
  • -
  • South Africa
  • -
  • May 25 2012

Various changes have been made to the controlled foreign company (“CFC”) tax rules

Tax incentives for residential property - time for change

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • January 14 2011

Additional tax incentives may be required to boost buy-to-let property market

The abolishment of stamp duty - the effects on early termination of leases of immovable property

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • January 29 2010

The Stamp Duties Act 77 of 1968 (the Act) was abolished with effect 1 April 2009, in an effort to simplify the tax system

Tax-free transfer of residential property

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • -
  • South Africa
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  • June 24 2011

If you own residential immovable property through a trust, company or close corporation (CC) you should really think about transferring the property into your own name

Proposed changes to VAT legislation for vendors purchasing fixed property from non-vendors

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • November 23 2012

Where a vendor purchases fixed property from a non-vendor, the vendor is required to pay transfer duty as opposed to value-added ta

In other news

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Kuwait, South Africa
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  • November 15 2012

Califonia voters approved two ballot initiatives on November 6 that will affect tax burdens in the state

Conversion of a share block scheme into sectional title exemption from transfer duty

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • June 10 2013

With effect from 1 January 2013 transfer duty is no longer payable in respect of a transaction contemplated in item 8 of schedule 1 of the Share