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SARS CUSTOMS UPDATE

UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SARS CUSTOMS MODERNISATION PROGRAMME AT SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER POSTS   SARS Customs has been working on its … [Read More...]

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Imports

Customs & Imports. Goods arrive in the Republic by one of the following modes of transport: Air, Sea, Road, Rail or Post.  In order for Customs … [Read More...]

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Customs & Exports

Customs & Exports. The control of goods leaving the Republic is considered one of the core functions of Customs. Key economic decisions are based … [Read More...]

Commercial Law

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Commercial Law – An Overview

South African company law is that body of rules which regulates corporations formed under the Companies Act.[1] A company is a business organisation which earns income by the production or sale of goods or services. This entry also covers rules by … [Read More...]

Consumer Law

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It has become increasingly apparent that the far-reaching effects of the peremptory provisions of the Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”) on leases of immovable property in general, and landlords and tenants in particular, requires further examination … [Read More...]

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WHAT IS THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT?  The Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008 was signed on 24 April 2009. It aims to:  Promote a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services; Establish national … [Read More...]

Value Added Tax

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VAT rules in SA to be updated for internet age

This article was posted on Business Day Live on December 4th , 2014 -BY RUAN JOOSTE,  PROPOSALS to amend value-added tax (VAT) legislation to include electronic services and products supplied by international firms to South African consumers are … [Read More...]

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Value Added Tax – A Consumer Overview

What is VAT? Currently set at 14%, Value Added Tax (VAT) is included in the price of most goods and services. Foreign visitors are not excempt for paying VAT on purchased goods. They may, however, claim back VAT paid on items taken out of the … [Read More...]