What Expats Must Do Before 1 March 2020 with Hugo van Zyl – PROpulsion Podcast

Ep. 16 – South African Expat Tax Changes and What Expats Must Do Before 1 March 2020 with Hugo van Zyl – PROpulsion Podcast — Read on www.propulsion.co.za/ep16/ Hugo van Zyl CA(SA) TEP MTP(SA) is well-known for his expertise in cross-border tax and financial planning.  It is no surprise that his colleagues refer to him as […]

SARS FAQ: Foreign Earned Income Exemption

#Tax2020Truth on the Capped Foreign Earned Income Exemption being R1 million as of 1 March 2020 SARS now has a dedicated page dealing with: FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT INCOME EXEMPTION On this page there is two newly (October 2019) released documents, the one a work in progress (draft Interpreration Note 16 Issue 3) and a FAQ document […]

What is the #ExpatTax2020 benefit of financial emigration?

ZERO! There is zero benefit for most! The impact of financial emigration on your tax residence is probably zero – there is no such a process! Be aware! Do not be tricked into huge fees! Acquiring approval from the South African Reserve Bank to formally emigrate from a banking and Exchange (Excon) perspective is not […]

The final countdown to #ExpatTax UAE Visit January 2020: Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Saffas @Wegkaners in the UAE has some time left to get their tax matters in order! January 2020 is about the latest you can stretch is! Act now

Tax free salary does not equate to tax non-resident

South Africans living in the UAE (Dubai) or Qatar (Doha) not paying South African tax on their foreign earned salary,  in most cases will remain tax resident in SA. The 183/+60-day rule only speaks to the (partial) exemption of remuneration from employment. South Africans will continue to pay SA tax on worldwide income from all […]

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