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23 February 2017
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23 Feb 2017
 
 
Budget 2017: Nasty surprises still coming on the tax front
BOWMANS
Tax increases of R28 billion were announced in the 2017 Budget speech by the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, on Wednesday, 22 February 2017. While these are the tax increases that will take...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Debt settled for consideration other than cash
BOWMANS
Several announcements in the 2017 Budget Review touched on the manner in which debt forgiveness and capitalisation of debt is treated under the Income Tax Act.  While one of these provides tax...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
#Feesmustfall #Budget2017 #Gradtax?
BOWMANS
Following the student protests that have rocked the country in recent years, Minister Gordhan announced several adjustments to university fees, and appointed a commission to assess the feasibility...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Issues relating to customs and excise in the South African National Budget Speech 2017
BOWMANS
With tough choices to be made to achieve the development outcomes sought by the South African Government, and with a shortfall in revenue collections this year, certain tax proposals were made,...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Increased dividends tax: A tax on South African individuals
BOWMANS
Budget 2017 announced an increase in dividends tax, from 15% to 20%.  This tax increase is effectively borne almost exclusively by South African individuals, and should be seen for what it is: a...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Budget 2017: Personal income tax developments
BOWMANS
In the 2017 Budget Speech, Minister Gordhan noted that (for the first time since 2009/10) tax revenues have not kept pace with economic growth.  The projected tax revenue shortfall for 2016/17 is...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Radical economic transformation: Did Budget 2017 meet COSATU’s expectations regarding tax changes?
BOWMANS
Cosatu issued a press release recently in relation to its “enormous expectations” for the 2017/18 budget.  As regards the tax proposals, how does Budget 2017 measure up? Income tax and VAT...
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17 Feb 2017
 
Bowmans grows African Oil & Gas offering with key partner appointment
BOWMANS
Leading pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has appointed London-based lawyer, Nicolas Bonnefoy, as a partner in its Oil & Gas Sector Group. Bonnefoy is an oil & gas and mining project lawyer with an...
 
 
 
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