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No looking back for section 13sex of the Income Tax Act
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • September 20 2016

Various building allowances are available for both owners and lessees of buildings under the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962 (the “Act”) for erecting


Nomination clauses and tax implications
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • June 24 2015

A nomination clause in a sale agreement of property often seems like a very good idea in complex business structures but unwanted consequences may


REITS as an Investment Vehicle
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • September 6 2016

During May 2016, the South African Revenue Service ("SARS") released a draft interpretation note on the taxation of Real Estate Investment Trusts


Scope of capital gains tax liability broadened
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • August 14 2015

In order to provide the necessary legislative amendments required to implement the tax proposals that were announced in the 2015 National Budget on


Commercial building allowances
  • 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


Value-added tax on the supply of student accommodation
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • August 19 2016

For some time now there has been a shortage of accommodation for tertiary students in South Africa. Developers have seen the gap in the market and


Ruling on leasehold improvements
  • 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


REIT legislation extended to unlisted property-owning companies
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 25 2015

Section 25BB of the Income Tax Act was adopted in South Africa with effect from 1 April 2013 to govern the taxation of real estate investment trusts


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


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