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Taxation Laws Amendment 2017

Bill Number: B27-2017Act Number: 17 of 2017
Bill Status
Original Act
DateGazette NumberTitle
2017-12-1841342ACT NO. 17 OF 2017: TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT ACT, 2017
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill – National Treasury Website (2017-07-19)

Year of publication


Publication for comment (draft bill)

Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill – National Treasury Website (2017-07-19)

Explanatory Summary

Draft Explanatory Memorandum – National Treasury Website (2017-07-19)

Parliamentary Documents
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
Expat tax: Countdown to implementation kicks offFin242020-01-07
A clear explanation of the new expat taxesPersonal Finance2019-04-03
Looming SA 'expat tax' is ultimately fair - CitadelPolity.org.za2019-03-18
No change to policy intent on capping tax-free foreign incomeMoneyweb2019-03-15
No change to policy intent on capping tax-free foreign incomeMoneyweb2019-03-15
Treasury is going ahead with South Africa's expat tax - and experts say it could be devastatingBusinessTech2019-03-07
South Africa's expat tax is coming - and there's only one way to legally avoid itBusinessTech2019-02-15
Bills on 'sugar tax' and tax exemption adopted in ParliamentBusiness Day2017-11-09
Concern about wider ramifications of proposed expat tax changeMoneyweb2017-11-09
Why Treasury wants to keep the 183 day rule for expat taxpayersFin242017-09-20
Working abroad? Treasury rethinks exemption on foreign earningsThe Times2017-09-15
Good news for expats: Your first R1m won't be taxedFin242017-09-14
Treasury to amend foreign tax planBusiness Day2017-09-14
Trusts: Another tax loophole about to closeFin242017-09-03
Concern about introduction of tax legislation 'by press release'Moneyweb2017-08-30
Parliament hears about 'fake' expat tax proposalsFin242017-08-29
Treasury urged to review double tax on expat workersFin242017-08-29
'Widespread hostility' to foreign tax as potential costs are scrutinisedMoneyweb2017-08-23
SA expats will face government committee over plans to tax earnings made abroadThe South African2017-08-23
Tax legislation by 'press release' undermines investors' confidenceBizcommunity2017-08-23
New tax plan for overseas work will have hefty impact - expertFin242017-08-19
Expat tax could be 'final straw'Moneyweb2017-08-17
Expat tax could be 'final straw'Moneyweb2017-08-17
Cosatu welcomes stalling of plan on provident-fund payoutsBusiness Day2017-08-16
You can't live in a world without taxation, says TreasuryFin242017-08-16
South Africans protest having to pay tax in SA on foreign earningsBusiness Day2017-08-15
Taxman coming after expats in UAE, elsewhereThe Times2017-08-15
Treasury backtracks again on unpopular change to provident fund rulesBusiness Day2017-08-15
Treasury wants to extend industrial tax incentiveBusiness Day2017-08-15
The 'startling' new tax rule that could affect your overseas earningsBusiness Day2017-08-14
Call for review of foreign trusts billBusiness Day2017-07-27
Draft tax proposals hold nasty surprise as exemption repealedBusiness Report2017-07-24
Expat tax: Here's how new Treasury plan could impact Saffers abroadBizNews2017-07-24
Draft tax bills published for commentPersonal Finance2017-07-22
South African expats fear losing tax exemptionIOL2017-07-22
'Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill holds some nasty surprises'Business Report2017-07-21
Double tax may be on cards for South Africans who work overseasFin242017-07-20
Plan to scrap tax exemption on income earned outside SABusiness Day2017-07-20
Public comment sought on draft tax lawsInsurance Gateway2017-07-20
What SARS could gain, and taxpayers lose, with scrapping of 183-day exemptionBusiness Day2017-07-20
Opinion Pieces
Significant changes in the pipeline: Taxation of expats in SAPoliticsWeb2019-05-27
Debt relief measures may provide (some) reliefPolity.org.za2018-04-12
New debt relief measures provide limited or no reliefPolity.org.za2017-11-23
Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017Polity.org.za2017-11-16
Amendment in respect of foreign employment income exemptionSouth African Institute of Tax Professionals2017-11-03
Amendment in respect of foreign employment income exemptionCliffe Dekker Hofmeyr2017-11-03
Revised proposals where conversions of debt to equity (and more!) could result in income tax for the debtorPolity.org.za2017-10-10
New requirements for waiving debt owed by dormant group companiesPolity.org.za2017-10-04
South African Expats' Tax Queries Answered by an ExpertSA People News2017-10-01
TLAB: Debt conversion into equity proposalsPolity.org.za2017-09-28
Submissions on the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill - Webber WentzelPolity.org.za2017-09-15
Fear-mongering and expat tax: Here's the real facts you need to knowBizNews2017-09-14
Treasury Proposes New Rules dealing with the Tax Treatment of the conversion of Debt into EquityPolity.org.za2017-09-04
Amendments in the final tax bills on tax administration, dispute resolution and value-added taxPolity.org.za2017-08-26
Domestic treasury management requirements to become more flexiblePolity.org.za2017-08-22
The perils of introducing tax legislation by press releaseInsurance Gateway2017-08-18
Expansion of banks' power to hold funds on suspicion of a tax offencePolity.org.za2017-08-15
Tax exemption for SA residents working in foreign countries revokedPolity.org.za2017-08-10
Draft legislation proposes significant changes to the tax treatment of share buy-backs and dividend strippingPolity.org.za2017-07-28
Draft tax amendment bills published for public commentFA News2017-07-20
What the new bills mean to corporate taxpayersBizcommunity2017-07-20
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
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