First million tax free, concedes South Africa
Plans to scrap a tax exemption on overseas earnings have been watered down by the South African Treasury and a tax-free allowance of ZAR1m (£57,143, $76,003, €63,904) introduced instead following pressure from expats and interest groups.
S African expats must assess tax liability before September
In the furore over the removal of the tax exemption on foreign earnings, it has become clear that many South African expats are not fully aware of their existing tax obligations on offshore savings and investments and time is running out, warns Old Mutual Wealth’s David Denton.
South African tax amnesty on undeclared offshore assets flops
Just a few hundred South African taxpayers have taken advantage of the country’s special voluntary disclosure programme (SVDP) which is due to end on the 31 August.
DeVere CEO slams South African expat tax as discriminatory
South Africa’s decision to tax expats and overseas workers on their foreign income is totally unjust, highly discriminatory and achingly regressive, says deVere Group founder and chief executive Nigel Green.