SARS interest on provisional tax

As with various other business transactions, taxes in their various forms also attract interest, either payable by the taxpayer to SARS, or due to the taxpayer from SARS. Apart from knowing which of the various SARS interest rates are applicable (which is often a challenge in itself), knowing in which circumstances interest is applicable and […]

Rating formula for farming income

The Income Tax Act[1] provides for a natural person who derives income from farming operations to elect (within three months after a year of assessment) to be subject to tax according to a rating formula, instead of the normal income tax tables. The reason for this option is the (sometimes) abnormal and unpredictable way in […]