Specialising in tax and exchange control, Johan spent time with PwC in the UK, the financial capital of the globe, and on his return spent 3 years with PwC Cape Town in the Corporate International Tax department before joining STBB as a candidate attorney in 2011. Johan practices within the Corporate Commercial department and has extensive commercial drafting experience with a specific focus on business acquisitions, going-concern transactions and advises on tax aspects of commercial and property-related transactions. Since 2015 Johan heads the Non-Resident practice within STBB. His expert services range from assisting foreign investors in remitting their proceeds from fixed property out of South Africa and drafting and regularising loan agreements through the SARB to obtaining Tax Directives and various types of Tax Clearance Certificates from SARS. As an admitted attorney, conveyancer and registered tax practitioner, Johan’s skill set makes him an invaluable asset in advising and assisting STBB’s diverse clients.

Newsflash | 2018 Budget News

Minister of Finance, Mr Gigaba, delivered the National Treasury’s budget for 2018/2019 this afternoon. The following amendments stand out:

  • VAT increases from 14% to 15% on 1 April 2018.
  • Estate duty increases from 20% to 25% on dutiable portion of estates of more than R 30 million.
  • Donations Tax increases from 20% to 25% on amounts donated in excess of R30 million.
  • The fuel levy increases with 52c per litre.
  • The transfer duty threshold remains at R900 000.
  • Increase in the ad-valorem excise duty rate on luxury goods (motor vehicles, electronics etc.) from 7 % to 9%

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