How South African residents working abroad can legally reduce the coming ‘Expat Tax’ – Poli ty

How South African residents working abroad can legally reduce the coming ‘Expat Tax’

The new ‘Expat Tax’ to be imposed on nearly a million South Africans working abroad from 1 March 2020 is an onerous tax likely to penalise even people who no longer have anything to do with the country – but there is a legal way to reduce it. Ian Edwards, partner and Africa regional manager of Auste…

https://www.polity.org.za/article/how-south-african-residents-working-abroad-can-legally-reduce-the-coming-expat-tax-2019-07-25

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When can taxpayers reply on prescription of Sars’ assessments? – Polity

When can taxpayers reply on prescription of Sars’ assessments?

As is widely known, the general principle is that Sars may not reopen an income tax assessment after three years have expired since the date of issue. This is colloquially referred to as “prescription”. In the case of self-assessment, such as VAT and PAYE declarations by employers, the period is fiv…

https://www.polity.org.za/article/when-can-taxpayers-reply-on-prescription-of-sars-assessments-2019-07-11