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Extension for Philadelphia nonprofit property owners filing to maintain tax exemption
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • South Africa, USA
  • April 1 2015

Nonprofit organization owners of tax-exempt real property located in Philadelphia were required to submit information by March 31, 2015 for their

VAT considerations between developers and owners of land
  • 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

Decision on the VAT treatment of the supply of student accommodation
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 18 2016

An interesting judgment was recently delivered in the High Court (Gauteng Division, Pretoria) in the matter of Respublica (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner

South Africa Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Global, South Africa
  • January 5 2017

The fourth iteration of the King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa was launched in November 2016. King IV replaces King III, which was

Commercial property: three ways to save tax
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • June 10 2016

When CGT was introduced in South Africa in 2001 the effective rate for companies was 15. The effective rate is now 22.4. So, since 2001 the

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

A recap of the REIT provisions and the latest amendments thereto
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • February 18 2015

The provisions in the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 ("the Act") pertaining to the taxation of Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") are contained

Beware of VAT zero-rating on sale of commercial property
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa, United Kingdom
  • August 28 2015

If commercial immovable property is sold as a going concern and if certain requirements are met, then the sale can be zero-rated for value-added tax

REITs - a recent ruling about ‘qualifying distributions’
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 5 2016

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are subject to a special tax regime in South Africa. Put simply, a REIT may deduct for income tax purposes

Residential property and VAT
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • December 11 2015

Until recently it was smaller investors who bought and let residential property. But nowadays even listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are