Business - Tax advice
Peter O' Halloran Peter O' Halloran

Is a lawyer admitted to practice in South Africa and Botswana. He is also the tax partner at BDO Gaborone.

Why you can still trust trusts

Here’s a way to build a nest egg without too much interference from SARS.
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The long arm of the tax law

Be warned – tax authorities in other countries can use SARS to get at you!
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Innocence is no protection

How a taxpayer suffered great harm, and not only because of a supposedly inaccurate assessment.
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About the WTO

Know the World Trade Organisation’s tariffs and rules before you export.
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When in doubt – trade!

The money still to be gathered from clients after selling a business should be retained as taxable income.
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Guidelines on searches by SARS

There is a difference between inspections and searches, and privacy is key to that difference.
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Appealing a sequestration

The following case illustrates the limits of the tax authority’s powers in winding up proceedings.
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Protecting local producers

Recent Appeals Court rulings highlight the problems of ‘dumping’.
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Income vs capital

Save yourself tax hassles by ensuring that a clear distinction is made between ‘income’ and ‘capital’ in any agreement you sign with other parties.
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Post-dated calamity

A recent court case provides guidelines on what to do if a cheque received by SARS is stolen.
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