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Hybrid offshore pensions are not immune to tax

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2022
It allows you to make lump-sum or regular contributions, as you would into a retirement annuity in South Africa ... In a recent article, “SARS pours cold water on offshore tax gimmicks”, tax attorneys Colleen Kaufmann and Monique Carvalho at Tax Consulting South Africa write.

Tesla Uses Company Guilty of Oil Price Manipulation, Bribery, and Corruption for EV Batteries

The Epoch Times 27 Sep 2022
... a commodity trading and mining firm, pled guilty to a decades-long bribery and corruption scheme stretching across Africa and South America.

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Caledonian Record 27 Sep 2022
The U.S ... indexes ... Former U.S ... +2. South Africa's beleaguered Zuma open to return to politics ... Texas attorney general fled home to avoid subpoena. DALLAS (AP) — Court documents say Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ran out of his house and jumped into a truck driven by his wife, a state senator, to avoid being served a subpoena in an abortion access case.

A proposed wealth tax could drive a huge amount of wealthy and skilled South Africans out

Independent online (SA) 24 Sep 2022
South Africa’s tax rates on higher income earners are already high ... This is according to Colleen Kaufmann, a tax specialist and admitted attorney, and Marisa Jacobs, a managing director at Tax Consulting South Africa ... It may be tempting to suppose that relinquishing your citizenship is sufficient grounds to cease tax residency in South Africa.

Daily Beast: This Shaun King created group looks sort of sketchy

Hot Air 22 Sep 2022
Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commissions”—ostensibly modeled on those instituted after the fall of apartheid in South Africa—that the Grassroots Law Project would go on to help set up in the district attorneys’ offices of San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston….

Inside Shaun King’s Shadowy $6.7 Million Nonprofit

The Daily Beast 21 Sep 2022
Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commissions”—ostensibly modeled on those instituted after the fall of apartheid in South Africa—that the Grassroots Law Project would go on to help set up in the district attorneys’ offices of San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston.

The information that can keep a deceased estate frozen

Independent online (SA) 12 Sep 2022
To help them cope, they may engage an attorney for professional assistance with the preliminary reporting ... Unfortunately, about 75% of South Africans die without a will (intestate) ... with the chosen attorney ... Sophia Steyn is an Admitted Attorney at Tax Consulting South Africa.

Orleans County Deputy Prosecutor Running For State’s Attorney

Caledonian Record 07 Sep 2022
Orleans County Deputy State’s Attorney Farzana Leyva has announced a write-in campaign to replace her departing boss, Jennifer Barrett ... Leyva, who has lived in Westfield since 2014, is originally from South Africa and was admitted as an attorney to the South African Bar in 2007.

Parliament wants urgent meeting with Basa, ombud over termination of bank accounts

Independent online (SA) 08 Sep 2022
He said that the committee would find time in its third term programme to take this matter forward with the Ombudsman for Banking Services South Africa, the Banking Association of South Africa, National Treasury and the FSCA.

Gender equality should be a priority in SA’s legal professions

Independent online (SA) 01 Sep 2022
Durban - Desiree Finca became the first black woman in South Africa to be admitted as an attorney in 1967 ... Fuhrmann points to South Africa’s recent quest for a new chief justice and said many people in the country were eagerly awaiting the appointment of a woman to this position.

Vanessa Bryant awarded 16m in damages over helicopter crash photos

News Graphic 25 Aug 2022
Vanessa got emotional as the verdict was read, and she embraced her attorneys. Her attorney Luis Li said in a statement ... Duchess of Sussex reveals Archie's bedroom caught fire during South Africa tour ... Attorney Mira Hashmall, the lead outside counsel for the county, said in a statement.

SARS pours cold water on offshore tax gimmicks - This is what you need to know

Independent online (SA) 24 Aug 2022
When a South African has money offshore, a primary benefit is often the hard currency that is held, and that you financially de-risk yourself against the valuation of the Rand ... Colleen Kaufmann is a Tax Specialist, Admitted Attorney and Monique Carvalho is a Tax Attorney at Tax Consulting South Africa.

50th anniversary of expulsion of all Asians from Uganda a lesson in breakdown of democratic order: Expert

The Telegraph India 21 Aug 2022
... in South Africa and Kenya, told PTI ... It was in the early hours of the morning one day in August 1972 that former Attorney General of Uganda, Joe Zake, who had studied at the University of Fort Hare in South Africa, knocked on our door at our Nairobi residence, Keshavjee said.

SARS on your doorstep or has taken money directly from your account? Here is what ...

Independent online (SA) 15 Aug 2022
What is not well known, however, is that SARS is perhaps the most underrated debt collector in South Africa. This is according to Andre Daniels, legal manager in tax controversy and dispute resolution and Joshua Torpey , tax attorney at Tax Consulting South Africa.

The Guptas’ Arrest Must Set An Anti-Corruption Precedent In South Africa

OWP 14 Aug 2022
The arrest of the Gupta brothers is a significant milestone for South Africa as the efforts to extradite the brothers have taken years of legal ... Moreover, South Africa’s prosecution agency is currently weak as it is forced to beg private attorneys to donate their skills and time.

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