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24 11 2015


Tax, in one form or another, will often be the single biggest cost item on any business or individual’s income statement compared to other expenses. It is therefore important to at least be aware of the various taxes and what they comprise of, in order to be able to seek out expert advice on how to structure one’s affairs appropriately to limit exposure thereto to the extent possible.

24 11 2015


Die belastingvoordele vir openbare weldaadsorganisasies (OWO’s) wat ingevolge artikel 30 van die Inkomstebelastingwet (“die Wet”) goedgekeur is, sluit onder ander die volgende in: Vrystelling van inkomstebelasting op nie-bedryfsinkomste; geen skenkingsbelasting op skenkings aan ‘n OWO nie en geen kapitaalwinsbelasting op bates wat aan ‘n OWO beskik word nie. Dit is egter belangrik dat organisasies bewus is van wat vereis word om goedkeuring te verkry, sowel as om hul status as vrygestelde entiteite te behou.

24 11 2015


This article will explore the tax consequences where a member of a retirement fund and his/her spouse gets divorced and the member spouse’s retirement benefits are to be divided between him-/herself and the non-member spouse.

19 09 2015

Will SARS allow you to deduct your Company/Close Corporation’s assessed loss?

Under normal circumstances SARS will allow a taxpayer to carry forward the previous tax year’s assessed loss and set it off against the current tax year’s taxable income. However, there are certain circumstances under which SARS will not allow a taxpayer to carry forward the previous year’s assessed loss and the assessed loss will be lost for set off against future taxable income as well.

19 09 2015

2015 Trust Inkomstebelastingopgawes

Die SAID het op 6 Oktober 2014 ‘n nuwe inkomstebelastingopgawe vir Trusts uitgereik. Uitgebreide inligting word vereis en ingewin deur die SAID deur middel van die nuwe vorm. Trusts se 2015 inkomstebelastingopgawes sal nie ingedien kan word indien hierdie spesifieke inligting nie ingevul is nie.

04 06 2015

PKF Back in Cape Town

PKF South Africa announces that from 1 July Cape Town based Rademeyer Wesson Chartered Accountants, will be joining the national professional services network as a new member. PKF South Africa CEO Kevin Gertenbach says the PKF network has been particularly careful to ensure each of its new member firms closely match its needs. In essence, says Gertenbach, this would be a firm with a young, energetic and entrepreneurial culture, as well as a good reputation within the market. Over the past year PKF has been joined by quality new firms in Knysna and in Johannesburg, adding to its existing offices in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Welkom.

01 05 2015

PKF Africa Tax Guide 2015

PKF has just released the PKF Africa Tax Guide 2015. This publication contains useful information pertaining to the tax laws of several major African countries.

04 03 2015

Budget and Economic Update Breakfast

PKF, in conjunction with Efficient Advise, hosted their annual Budget and Economic Update Breakfast on the morning of 4 March 2015 at the Hellenic Hall with almost 200 clients in attendance.

01 03 2015

PKF tax guide app update now available

The updated PKF ios tax guide app is now available to download.

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