Pitfalls of VCC structures

Recently, much emphasis has been placed on the ever-growing Venture Capital Company (“VCC”) regime, particularly on the tax benefits for investors, in terms of which they can deduct the expenditure incurred in acquiring VCC shares, from their taxable income. This is not likely to change any time soon, as the 2020 tax year draws to […]

Final and diluted legislation in relation to low interest loans and trust

The renewed focus by National Treasury on the taxation of trusts was widely anticipated and it came as little surprise earlier this year that the first version of the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2016, introduced what will become the new section 7C of the Income Tax Act, 58 of 1962. Much has since been […]