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VAT considerations between developers and owners of land
  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • July 11 2014

Where a registered vendor for Value-added Tax (VAT) purposes disposes of vacant subdivided land or developed properties in the course and furtherance


REITs dispensation for unlisted property-owning companies
  • Webber Wentzel
  • South Africa
  • February 26 2015

A special dispensation for listed REITs was introduced in 2012. It is proposed that a regulatory framework for unlisted property-owning companies be


Withholding tax on disposal of immovable property
  • Webber Wentzel
  • South Africa
  • February 26 2015

Broader application of the withholding tax on immovable property disposed of by non-residents is envisaged. It is proposed that the definition of


Temporary rental of units extension of cut-off date
  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 23 2015

Property developers acquire and develop fixed property for the purposes of making taxable supplies and are subject to value-added tax (VAT) on the


The taxation of employer-provided low cost housing: a step in the right direction, but not yet a leap for mankind
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • December 10 2013

As part of Government's anti-poverty objectives, Government is seeking to provide low-income South African's with low cost housing and more


Ruling on leasehold improvements
  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • 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


REITs: implementation issues
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • May 29 2013

The Real Estate Investment Trust ("REIT") regime is set to usher in a new era for the listed property sector by affording certain tax advantages to


Commercial building allowances
  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 16 2014

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently released an interesting binding private ruling (BPR 169) dealing with the deduction of a commercial


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

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


Realisation companies a new take on an established concept
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • June 15 2011

A realisation company is a company which is generally formed with the purpose of facilitating the realisation of properties which are usually transferred to it from a group company