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The valuation of a usufruct for tax purposes
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • July 9 2015

The value of a usufruct (which is the right to use property and enjoy it's profits without directly owning it) is often needed to be calculated for

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

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

Exemption from donations tax and the net value of an estate
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • July 3 2015

On 1 July 2015, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Binding Private Ruling 197 (BPR 197) dealing with the donations tax consequences

Proposed repeal of the VAT zero rating under the National Housing Programme
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • September 7 2015

In terms of section 11(2)(s) of the Value Added Tax Act No. 89 of 1991 (the "VAT Act"), payment made to vendors in respect of services supplied to a

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
  • 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

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

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