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SARS outlines its position on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will continue to apply normal income tax rules to cryptocurrencies and will expect affected taxpayers to declare cryptocurrency gains or losses as part of their...

Trade surplus falls to R8.9 billion

Data from the SA Revenue Services (Sars) yesterday showed that the country’s trade surplus decreased to R8.9billion in July from a downwardly revised R10.5bn surplus in June, as both imports and...

SARS releases trade statistics for July 2016

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for July 2016 recording a trade balance surplus of R5,22bn. The cumulative trade balance surplus (01 January to 31 July 2016)...

Rand loses hard won ground as Hawks circle Gordhan (again)

The Rand has dropped to the lowest level in three weeks in the hours since the Daily Maverick broke the news that the Hawks are once again setting their sights on...

SARS now using private debt-collector companies to collect taxes

Strange as it may seem, some people have been receiving phone calls from private debt collecting companies urging them to pay their taxes.  It seems like a hoax, until the person...


50% Organics ban from landfills coming in 2022

THE landfill ban of organic waste in the Western Cape comes into effect in 2022 with a requirement of 50% reduction and 100% reduction...