Multinational companies, which make billions of pounds in developing countries each year, apply tax avoidance is part and parcel of the way they invest in developing countries. The OECD, appointed by rich nations as the global centre of the fight against tax dodging, estimates that Africa loses several times more revenue to tax havens than [...]
The TRM team have recently advised and assisted a large MNE in interdicting the Malawi Revenue Authority from executing a faulty revised tax assessment based on unlawfully obtained documentation. The documentation was not obtained through formal Exchange of Information channels in terms of the appropriate DTA’s. TRM also assisted the MNE filing the Appeal to [...]
In a recent tax survey by a Big 4 Firm, the list of particpants noted as the 50 biggest corporate taxpayers in South Africa were listed (see full list below): TRM™ Services has either acted for and/ or educated at least 40% of the companies on this list (highlighted). For more information about our services [...]
by Prof. William Byrnes. Associate Dean International Tax & Financial Services, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California (USA) Prof. William Byrnes delivered this paper at the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners’ Annual Tax Conference on 13 October 2010. Survey Topics Qualified Intermediary Regime (before and after UBS) (QI); Foreign Account Tax Compliance [...]
TRM™ is pleased to announce that it successfully represented one of the largest mining groups in the world in an urgent application again SARS in terms of which application the taxpayer sought an interdict against SARS blocking it from issuing quick revised assessments just before the prescription of the statute the three-year term under circumstances [...]
TRM™ announces that it is involved in advising a major multinational in a transfer pricing audit taking place in Kenya. The key documentation to transfer pricing in Kenya includes reference to articles 2(4) and 47 of the Kenyan Constitution, read together with the Income Tax Transfer Pricing Rules, 2006, and section 18 of the Kenyan [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johannesburg, South Africa – July 27, 2010 – SARS LBC launches NEW special project on PAYE audits. SARS LBC has launched a special project targeting all LBC clients country wide, due to staffing restraints, all LBC offices and all sectors with PAYE specialists are involved in the project, thus you may receive [...]
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Are you the subject of a SARS audit? These are some very important questions to ask SARS BEFORE they commence with their audit on your organization. When a taxpayer receives a request from SARS for information at the commencement of an inquiry and audit, the taxpayer should proceed with extreme caution. In most instances there [...]
Is SARS delaying your VAT REFUND? This letter has been drafted with the right components to speed up the process. Your purchase includes: – Draft Letter to the Commissioner of SARS: REFUND DELAYS The cost of the full set of notes above is R 199.00 per set.