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The unintended consequences of Section 12N
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • May 30 2011

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


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


Residential property amnesty renovations concluded!
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • October 28 2010

After representations were made to the National Treasury with respect to the introduction of a residential property amnesty, it appears that the final version of the legislation has been 'renovated' to suit the array of family planning structures and circumstances currently being utilised


The anomaly that dividends are not exempt when declared by a REIT
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 24 2016

The introduction of tax legislation pertaining to Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) has resulted in significant development of this industry over


An increase in transfer duty - will it dampen the property market?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 24 2016

Last year's increase in the threshold for transfer duty to R750 000 was positive, but unfortunately no further relief is provided this year for


The acquisition of immovable property and transfer duty VAT
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • October 22 2015

The acquisition of an immovable property triggers the payment of either VAT or transfer duty. Whether VAT or transfer duty is payable is determined


Transfer duty implications arising from the 2016 budget speech
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 25 2016

In the 2016 Budget recently delivered by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, it was announced that our current taxes on wealth are under review by


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


Rates: to pay or not to pay
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 7 2016

This question was considered by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the case of Blair Atholl Homeowners Association v The City of Tshwane


Interpretation Note 22 -transfer duty
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • September 23 2015

On 22 September 2015 the South African Revenue Service released Issue 3 of Interpretation Note No. 22 ("IN 22"). IN 22 explains exemptions provided