Pyper Turner

Provisional Income Tax Due 26 February: Do’s and Don’ts for Companies

By the end of this month, the second provisional income tax payments for companies are due for a financial year that certainly ranks among the most difficult in recent memory – a year in which many business owners realised, as Thomas Dewar once put it, that paying income tax is in fact better than being …

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Companies: How to Manage Your Greater Tax Risk in 2021

South African companies are exposed to a significant tax risk. Companies are liable for a range of direct taxes, indirect taxes and employees’ taxes that are continuously subject to legislative changes and administrative improvements by SARS and National Treasury. This means not only great complexity and high cost in terms of compliance, but also high …

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Life Partners – You Still Need a Will and a Cohabitation Agreement!

There has been much media coverage of a recent High Court decision, rightly hailed as a major victory for the rights of opposite-sex life partners. In a nutshell, after the one partner died “intestate”, the Court ruled that the other partner was entitled to share in the estate as though there had been a marriage …

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