Corporate Tax

Tax & Vat Alert

We provide a wealth of publications by PwC South Africa providing informed commentary on current developments in the tax arena, both locally and internationally. Through analysis and comment on new law and judicial decisions of interest, they assist business executives...

SA Budget 2014

Across the world, there is impatience at the slow pace and poor outcomes of international cooperation, and there is anger about the impact of financial and governance failures on ordinary people, on employment and on livelihoods. But anger is not enough – we have...

Paying Taxes 2013

Paying Taxes 2013 is a unique study from PwC, World Bank and IFC which looks at the world's tax systems from the business perspective, providing an ability to compare tax regimes in 185 economies using a case study company...

ED Practices and remuneration trends report 2013

As the global economy has shown signs of market recovery but not at the pace anticipated, we are finding companies are once again investing in recruiting and retaining talent in an effort to align people strategy with...

AfriTax News

Welcome to AfriTax, our quarterly newsletter which provides you with a snapshot of the most significant recent tax changes on the African continent. For more detail on the relevant changes, go to the link containing a detailed document summarising the changes...

Non-Executive Directors Report

Welcome to our sixth edition of the annual review of the practices and fees trends of non-executive directors in South Africa. For the first time, this publication looks at the risk landscape facing...

Tax Law Review

The introduction of the TAA (Tax Administration Act) is primarily intended to incorporate into one piece of legislation certain generic administrative provisions which are currently duplicated in various Tax Acts. Whilst this is a eaningful result in itself...

HR Quarterly

A monthly journal published by PwC South Africa providing informed commentary on current developments in the tax arena, both locally and internationally. Through analysis and comment on new law and judicial decisions of interest, it assists business executives to identify developments and trends in tax law...

Tax Synopsis

A monthly journal published by PwC South Africa providing informed commentary on current developments in the tax arena, both locally and internationally....

Tax, legal and regulatory developments increasingly impact upon the operations of multinationals. Identifying and adapting to these changes are critical to growth and success.

PwC's corporate and international tax group has extensive experience in domestic and international tax planning and can help you to structure your business to achieve tax efficiency.

Typical scenarios

  • You are undertaking an acquisition, disposal or reorganisation in South Africa
  • You are a South African company with investments or operations abroad
  • South Africa Revenue Services (SARS) is investigating your intra-group pricing policies and financing arrangements
  • Your derive royalties from South Africa and wish to apply reduced treaty withholding rates
  • You are a foreign company considering trading operations in South Africa
  • You need to repatriate profit
  • You incur double taxation on certain items of income and seek relief

How we can assist

  • By devising tax effective structures that are appropriate to your business model
  • By providing solutions designed to minimise your global tax risks
  • By monitoring developments and advising you in the event of changes that affect your business

More about our services

  • Inbound and outbound investment structures
  • Controlled foreign companies planning and advice
  • Transfer pricing solutions
  • Thin capitalisation solutions
  • Structuring reorganisations of domestic groups
  • Intangible property structures
  • Withholding tax relief