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Stories that are tagged 'Africa'

US To Investigate Ten Countries' Steel Exports

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Department of Commerce has initiated a wide-ranging antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigation into imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from ten countries. Read Full Story


Rio Tinto Publishes Details Of Taxes Paid In 2016

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Mining giant Rio Tinto has said that it paid USD4bn in taxes and royalties in 2016, with its total direct economic contribution amounting to USD35bn. Read Full Story


SARS Blames Economy For Weak Tax Revenue Performance

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The South African Revenue Service says it expects tax revenue collections to have marginally exceeded targets last fiscal year. Read Full Story


SARS Explains VAT Rules On International Transport Services

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Friday, April 7, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has released guidance on when a zero-rate of value-added tax should apply to international transportation services of goods and passengers. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Signs AEOI Pacts With Portugal And South Africa

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Hong Kong has signed agreements with Portugal and South Africa to automatically exchange financial account information in tax matters. Read Full Story


SARS VAT Guide On Company Acquisitions Updated

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has released for public comment an update to its guidance on the VAT treatment of a transfer of an enterprise, or part thereof, as a going concern. Read Full Story


SARS Clarifies Rules On Employees Transport Benefit

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Monday, March 27, 2017

South African Revenue Service has issued a Binding General Ruling clarifying the application of the no-value provision in relation to employer-provided transport. Read Full Story


African Tax Officials Receive Transfer Pricing Training

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Thursday, March 23, 2017

African tax officials have attended a four-day workshop organized by the African Minerals Development Centre to improve their understanding of transfer pricing issues facing the mineral sector. Read Full Story


South African Tax Agency To Be Probed Over Late Refunds

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

South Africa's Tax Ombud is to investigate the tax agency's processing of tax refunds. Read Full Story


SARS Seeks To Remove Davis From Key Tax Policy Committee

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Monday, March 13, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has requested that Judge Dennis Davis be terminated as chair of the influential Davis Tax Committee. Read Full Story




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