Effective Date for R and D Tax break for Software Developers

Earlier in the year we blogged about the new R&D tax break available for Software Developers. In terms of the Tax Laws Amendment Act people would be able to start applying for the tax deduction from 1 April 2012, unless [...]

By | April 16th, 2012|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , |

Tax Break for Software Developers

From 1 April 2012 Software Developers will be able to get a tax break of up to 150% on their income tax for "Research and Development". This new tax break comes from an amendment to the Income Tax Act 58 [...]

By | February 10th, 2012|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , |

Taxation of goods purchased online

Is the sale of on-line products (for example software downloaded directly from a website) subject to taxation? South Africa previously had a predominantly source based tax system but adopted a resident based tax system some few years ago. The sale [...]