Escaping the higher capital gains tax rate

Barry Ger, senior manager for corporate tax at KPMG: A window of opportunity opens for some companies. If your company is thinking of selling any capital assets and its year end is not February or March there may be a window of opportunity to do it at the lower effective tax rate for a [...]

Tax Morality! What Morality?

Daniel Erasmus FINANCE WEEK JUNE 04 – 10, 1998 TAX MORALITY! WHAT MORALITY? – Individuals now bear a disproportionate share of SA’s tax burden. But the way to limit that isn’t to evade taxes – it’s to force government to live up to its own promises. When taxpayers refuse to pay Regional Services Council levies, [...]