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June 2018

28 Jun - Nigeria: Reminder, company income tax returns due 30 June

28 Jun - Mauritius: Highlights of budget 2018/2019

20 Jun - Mauritius: Annual information return of dividends due 15 August 2018

15 Jun - East Africa: Budgets presented in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda

May 2018

21 May - Nigeria: Legislation concerning law, rules governing companies

21 May - South Africa: Individuals required to file returns for 2018 year of assessment

14 May - Kenya: Proposal for withholding tax on gaming winnings, in addition to taxing gambling industry

14 May - South Africa: Tax treatment of crypto-currencies

2 May - Nigeria: Online processing of business permits, other applications

April 2018

30 Apr - South Africa: Tax authorities focus on tax return compliance

26 Apr - South Africa: Retention payments and VAT

24 Apr - Kenya: VAT changes among other measures in pending legislation

24 Apr - South Africa: Intergovernmental collaboration in re-launched investment program

24 Apr - South Africa: Revised tax treatment, reimbursed travel allowances

23 Apr - Africa: Tax guides for selected African countries (2017-2018)

17 Apr - Nigeria: Tax amnesty program extended; new deadline of 30 June 2018

March 2018

20 Mar - South Africa: VAT rate increase “checklist” before 1 April 2018

9 Mar - South Africa: Changes to unemployment insurance for expatriate employees

7 Mar - Namibia: Budget 2018-2019 highlights

6 Mar - South Africa: Regulation would expand scope of taxable electronic services

5 Mar - South Africa: Post-budget speech economic and tax reflections

5 Mar - South Africa: R&D tax incentive

1 Mar - Egypt: Tax incentives under new law to encourage investment

1 Mar - South Africa: Transition rules, VAT rate increase on sales of fixed property

February 2018

28 Feb - South Africa: Actions to consider before VAT rate increase is effective

27 Feb - South Africa: Changes to income tax returns for trusts

26 Feb - Nigeria: Tax measures in 2018 budget

23 Feb - Nigeria: Summary of tax developments during 2017 (legislation, court cases, regulations, circulars)

23 Feb - South Africa: Changes to income tax returns for companies (ITR14) effective 26 February 2018

23 Feb - South Africa: Tax incentives for businesses in 2018 budget?

22 Feb - South Africa: Tax measures in 2018 budget

21 Feb - South Africa: VAT rate increases to 15%, effective April 2018

15 Feb - South Africa: What tax provisions could 2018 budget include?

6 Feb - Botswana: Tax measures and 2018-2019 budget

6 Feb - Nigeria: Tax amnesty “fact sheet”

6 Feb - South Africa: Could the budget include proposals for new taxes or tax rate increases?

5 Feb - South Africa: Carbon tax legislation, update

2 Feb - South Africa: Tax incentives, public-private partnerships (PPPs) intended to promote economic growth

1 Feb - Nigeria: Voluntary assets and income declaration scheme and responsible tax

January 2018

26 Jan - South Africa: Low-interest, interest-free loans to trusts and companies, tax implications

2017 Articles

December 2017

11 Dec - South Africa: Advisory committee’s recommendations concerning taxation

8 Dec - South Africa: Extended scope of anti-avoidance provisions to trusts, companies

5 Dec - Nigeria: PAYE tax returns required in Ogun state

November 2017

30 Nov - South Africa: Special economic zone, corporate tax rates

29 Nov - Zambia: Tax provisions in budget 2018

20 Nov - Nigeria: Guidance on withdrawal from pension plan voluntary contributions

10 Nov - Nigeria: Focus of Lagos state government on tax enforcement, collection

9 Nov - Egypt: New capital gains tax rules; stamp tax changes

October 2017

25 Oct - Kenya: Will the income tax law be revised?

25 Oct - Mauritius: Individual taxpayers now have to October 2018, to submit asset statement

September 2017

21 Sep - Nigeria: Measures to address individual income tax avoidance, Lagos state

18 Sep - Ghana: Highlights of 2018 budget

18 Sep - South Africa: VAT issues to consider on selling a business

12 Sep - Nigeria: Electronic certificates for imports of capital

7 Sep - Mauritius: Individual taxpayers filing statement of assets and liabilities with tax returns

August 2017

25 Aug - Nigeria: Voluntary pension contributions, addressing certain tax avoidance practices

14 Aug - Nigeria: New petroleum policy

8 Aug - Nigeria: Government approves 27 new “pioneer industries”

4 Aug - Nigeria: Harmonizing immigration and national identification services

1 Aug - South Africa: Changes to VAT compliance rules

1 Aug - South Africa: Changes to insurance taxation, expense allocation

July 2017

31 Jul - Mauritius: Tax provisions in Finance Act 2017

27 Jul - Ghana: Tax card 2017

25 Jul - Nigeria: Tax issues of electricity industry

11 Jul - Kenya: Finance Act 2017, reduced corporation tax rate of 15% for certain companies

7 Jul - Mauritius: BEPS multilateral convention is signed

7 Jul - Nigeria: Tax amnesty program

June 2017

28 Jun - South Africa: Mining requirement changes, implications for taxpayers

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