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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


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


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


Urban Development Zone allowances under the Income Tax Act
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • May 17 2017

In line with international models, South Africa has attempted to incentivise investment into the development and renewal of certain urban areas. One


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


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


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


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


Sold to the highest bidderunless you didn’t pay VAT
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • December 9 2016

Before buying anything, a purchaser should always be aware of all its obligations. This is one of the lessons to draw from the decision in Sheriff of