Taxation Laws Amendment Act

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Taxation Laws Amendment Act [No. 16 of 2004]


Government Gazette
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Vol. 469 Cape Town 27 July 2004 No. 26612
THE PRESIDENCY No. 895 27 July 2004
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–
No. 16 of 2003: Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2004.

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GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
] Words in bold type in square brackets indicate omissions from existing enactments. Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to 22 July 2004.)
ACT To amend the Transfer Duty Act, 1949, so as to adjust the rates of duty; and to further regulate the exemptions from duty; to amend the Income Tax Act, 1962, so as to further regulate the rate of interest; to provide for the delegation of certain functions of the Commissioner to the executive officer of the Financial Services Board; to fix the rates of normal tax payable by persons other than companies in respect of taxable income for the years of assessment ending on 28 February 2005 and by companies in respect of taxable income for the years of assessment ending during the 12 months ending on 31 March 2005; to increase the primary and secondary rebates; to amend the provisions relating to foreign dividends so as to effect certain consequential amendments; to further regulate the exemption in respect of interest and foreign dividends; to further regulate the losses incurred on alienation, loss or destruction of certain depreciable assets; to regulate the depreciation of assets used for production of bio-diesel or bio-ethanol; to further regulate the provisions relating to urban development zones; to further regulate the provisions which prohibit certain deductions; to further regulate the provisions relating to the taxation of toll road operators; to further regulate the provisions relating to the timing of accrual and incurral of amounts in respect of interest rate agreements; to further regulate the provisions relating to long-term insurers; to further regulate the provisions relating to submission of returns; to delete certain provisions relating to record-keeping which have been duplicated in the Act; to further regulate the provisions relating to the deduction or withholding of employees’ tax; to further regulate the provisions relating to employees’ tax payable by labour brokers; to further regulate the provisions relating to capital gains tax; to delete certain obsolete provisions; to align the Afrikaans text of the Act to the English text; and to effect certain textual and consequential amendments; to amend the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, so as to effect certain textual amendments; to further regulate the rate of interest on outstanding duties; and to amend Schedule No. 1 to that Act and the effective date thereof; to amend the Stamp Duties Act, 1968, so as to delete a definition; to abolish stamp duty on certain instruments; and to effect certain consequential amendments; to amend the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, so as to further regulate the rate of interest; to clarify the term ‘registration number’; to delete certain obsolete provisions; to reinstate and regulate interest and penalties on late payment of VAT on goods subject to excise duty; to effect certain textual and consequential amendments; and to align the value of goods in the notes to Schedule 1 to the value of goods under the item in Schedule 1; to amend the Tax on Retirement Funds Act, 1996, so as to effect certain consequential amendments; and to provide for interest on delayed refunds; to amend the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 1999, so as to effect a textual amendment; to amend the Second Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2001, so as to
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delete an amendment to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, which has not come into operation and which has become obsolete; to amend the Exchange Control Amnesty and Amendment of Taxation Laws Act, 2003, so as to further regulate the last date for submission of tax returns for purposes of the amnesty; to amend the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, so as to clarify certain commencement dates; and to delete a provision in the Afrikaans text which does not appear in the English text; to provide for the continuation of amendments to the Schedules to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964; to provide for transitional mineral and petroleum provisions relating to the continuation of payments to the State for removal and disposal of minerals or petroleum; to provide for a short title and commencement date of this Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as B fol1ows:- Amendment of section 2 of Act 40 of 1949, as substituted by section 2 of Act 77 of 1964 and amended by section 1 of Act 56 of 1966, section 2 of Act 66 of 1973, section 3 of Act 88 of 1974, section 5 of Act 106 of 1980, section 3 of Act 87 of 5 1988, section 2 of Act 136 of 1992, section 3 of Act 97 of 1993, st-ction 1 of Act 37 of 1995, section 9 of Act 37 of 1996, section 2 of Act 32 of 1999, srction 2 of Act 30 of 2002 and section 31 of Aci 12 of 2003
1. (1) Section 2 of the Transfer Duty Act, 1949, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) for subparagraphs (i) and (ii) of paragraph (b) of the following 10 subparagraphs:
“(i) 0 per cent of so much of the said value or the said amount, as the case may be,
(ii) 5 per cent of so much of the said value or the said amount, as the case may be,
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 March 2004 and shall apply in respect of any property acquired or interest or restriction in any property renounced, on or after that date.
as does not exceed [R140 0001 R150 000;
as exceeds [R140 0001 R150 000 but does not exceed R320 000; and”. 15
Amendment of section 9 of Act 40 of 1949, as amended by section 3 of Act 31 of 1953, section 12 of Act 80 of 1959, section 3 of Act 70 of 1963, section 3 of Act 77 20 of 1964, section 1 of Act 81 of 1965, section 7 of Act 103 of 1969, section 2 of Act 89 of 1972, section 3 of Act 66 of 1973, section 5 of Act 88 of 1974, section 77 of Act 54 of 1976, section 2 of Act 95 of 1978, section 6 of Act 106 of 1980, section 2 of Act 99 of 1981, section 2 of Act 118 of 1984, section 3 of Act 81 of 1985, section 3 of Act 86 of 1987, section 4 of Act 87 of 1988, section 36 of Act 9 of 1989, section 1 of 25 Act 69 of 1989, section 79 of Act 89 of 1991, section 6 of Act 120 of 1992, section 4 of Act 136 of 1992, section 5 of Act 97 of 1993, section 2 of Act 37 of 1995, section 3 of Act 32 of 1999, section 3 of Act 30 of 2000, section 2 of Act 5 of 2001, section 8 of Act 60 of 2001, section 3 of Act 30 of 2002, section 4 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 3 of Act 45 of 2003 30
2. (1) Section 9 of the Transfer Duty Act, 1949, is hereby amended by the substitution
“(b) any prospecting right, mining right, exploration right, production right, mining permit [or], retention permit or reconnaissance permit as defined in section 1 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002, or 35 any reconnaissance permission contemplated in section 14 of that Act, granted or is wholly or partially renewed in terms of that Act.”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 May 2004.
in subsection (18) for paragraph (6) of the following paragraph:
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Amendment of section 1 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 3 of Act 90 of 1962, section 1 of Act 6 of 1963, section 4 of Act 72 of 1963, section 4 of Act 90 of 1964, section 5 of Act 88 of 1965, section 5 of Act 55 of 1966, section 5 of Act 95 of 1967, section 5 of Act 76 of 1968, section 6 of Act 89 of 1969, section 6 of Act 52 of 1970, section 4 of Act 88 of 1971, section 4 of Act 90 of 1972, section 4 of Act 65 of 1973, section 4 of Act 85 of 1974, section 4 of Act 69 of 1975, section 4 of Act 103 of 1976, section 4 of Act 113 of 1977, section 3 of Act 101 of 1978, section 3 of Act 104 of 1979, section 2 of Act 104 of 1980, section 2 of Act 96 of 1981, section 3 of Act 91 of 1982, section 2 of Act 94 of 1983, section 1 of Act 30 of 1984, section 2 of Act 121 of 1984, section 2 of Act 96 of 1985, section 2 of Act 65 of 1986, section 1 of Act 108 of 1986, section 2 of Act 85 of 1987, section 2 of Act 90 of 1988, section 1 of Act 99 of 1988, Government Notice No. R.780 of 14 April 1989, section 2 of Act 70 of 1989, section 2 of Act 101 of 1990, section 2 of Act 129 of 1991, section 2 of Act 141 of 1992, section 2 of Act 113 of 1993, section 2 of Act 21 of 1994, section 2 of Act 21 of 1995, section 2 of Act 36 of 1996, section 2 of Act 28 of 1997, section 34 of Act 34 of 1997, section 19 of Act 30 of 1998, section 10 of Act 53 of 1999, section 13 of Act 30 of 2000, section 2 of Act 59 of 2000, section 5 of Act 5 of 2001, section 3 of Act 19 of 2001, section 17 of Act 60 of 2001, section 9 of Act 30 of 2002, section 6 of Act 74 of 2002, section 33 of Act 12 of 2003 and section 12 of Act 45 of 2003
3. Section 1 of the Income fax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in the
“(b) any other provision of this Act, such rate as the Minister !may from time to time fix by notice in the Gazette in terms of section 80( 1 j(b) of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999): Provided that where the Minister fixes a new rate in terms of that Act, that new rate applies for purposes of this Act from the first day of the second month following the date on which that new rate came into operation;”.
definition of “prescribed ratc ’ lor paragraph (b) of the following paragraph:
Amendment of section 3 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 3 of Act 141 of 1992, section 3 of Act 21 of 1994, section 3 of Act 21 of 1995, section 20 of Act 30 of 1998, section 3 of Act 59 of 2000, section 6 of Act 5 of 2001, section 4 of Act 19 of 2001, section 18 of Act 60 of 2001, section 7 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 13 of Act 45 of 2003
4. Section 3 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended- (a) by the substitution for subsection (4) of the following subsection:
“(4) Any decision of the Commissioner under the definitions of ‘benefit fund’, ‘pension fund’, ‘provident fund’, ‘retirement annuity fund’ and ‘spouse’ in section 1, section 6, section 8(4)(b), (c), (d) and (e ) , section 9D, section 10(l)(cH), (cK), (e), (iA), (j) and (nB), section 1 l(e), (f, (g), (gA), (j), ( I ) , ( t ) , (u) and (w), section 12C, section 12E, section 12G, section 13, section 14, section 15, section 22(1), (3) and ( 3 , section 24(2), section 24A(6), section 24C, section 24D, section 241, section 25D, section 27, section 30, section 31, section 35(2), section 38(4), section 41(4), section 57, section 76A, paragraphs 6,7,9, 13, 13A, 14, 19 and 20 of the Fi-st Schedule, paragraph (b) ef the definition of ‘formu!z A’ in paragraph 1 and paragraph 4 of the Second Schedule, paragraphs 18, 19(1), 20, 21, 24 and 27 of the Fourth Schedule, paragraphs 2, 3, 6, 9 and 11 of the Seventh Schedule and paragraphs 29(2A), 29(7), 31(2), 65( l)(d) and 66( 1) [ (c)] (e) of the Eighth Schedule, shall be subject to objection and appeal.”; and
(b) by the addition of the following subsections: “(5) The Commissioner may, in writing, and on such conditions as
may be agreed upon between the Commissioner and the executive officer of the Financial Services Board appointed in terms of section 13 of the Financial Services Board Act, 1990 (Act No. 97 of 1990): delegate to that executive officer his or her power-
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( a ) to approve a fund contemplated in the definition of a ‘pension fund’, ‘provident fund’ or ‘retirement fund’, subject to- (i) any limitation or condition as may be determined by the
(ii) the compliance by any such fund with the requirements under
(h) to withdraw any such approval if any of the limitations, conditions
(6) Any person aggrieved by a decision of the executive officer to approve or to withdraw an approval of a fund in terms of subsection (5) must, notwithstanding section 26(2) of the Financial Services Board Act, 1990, lodge his or her objection with the Commissioner in the manner contemplated in Part I11 of Chapter I11 of this Act.
(7) A decision by the executive officer against which an objection has been lodged is, for the purpose of subsection (6), deemed to be a decision of the Commissioner.”.
Commissioner in terms of those definitions; and
those definitions; and
or requirements listed in paragraph (a ) are not met.
Fixing of rates of normal tax in terms of Act 58 of 1962
5. The rates of n o m d tax to he levied in terms of section 5(2) of the Income Tax Act,
(a ) the taxable income of any person (other than a company) for the year of
(b) the taxable income of any company for any year of assessment ending during
1962,-in respect of-
assessment ending on 28 February 2005; and
the period of 12 months ending on 31 March 2005, are set out in Schedule 1 to this Act.
Amendment of section 6 of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 5 of Act 104 of 1980 and amended by section 5 of Act 96 of 1981, section 5 of Act 91 of 1982, section 4 of Act 94 of 1983, section 4 of Act 121 of 1984, section 3 of Act 96 of 1985, section 4 of Act 85 of 1987, section 4 of Act 90 of 1988, section 4 of Act 70 of 1989, section 3 of Act 101 of 1990, section 4 of Act 129 of 1991, section 4 of Act 141 of 1992, section 5 of Act 21 of 1995, section 4 of Act 36 of 1996, section 3 of Act 28 of 1997, section 22 of Act 30 of 1998, section 5 of Act 32 of 1999, section 15 of Act 30 of 2000, section 6 of Act 19 of 2001, section 11 of Act 30 of 2002 and section 35 of Act 12 of 2003
6. Section 6 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (2) for paragraphs (a ) and (b) of the following paragraphs:
“(a) a primary rebate, an amount of [R5 4001 R5 800; and (b) a secondary rebate, if the taxpayer was or, had the taxpayer lived, would have
been [over the age ofl at least 65 years of age on the last day of the year of assessment, an amount of [R3 1001 R3 200.”.
Amendment of section 9E of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 20 of Act 30 of 2000 and amended by section 11 of Act 59 of 2000, section 10 of Act 5 of 2001, section 8 of Act 19 of 2001 and section 23 of Act 60 of 2001 and substituted by section i 5 of Act 74 of 2602
7. (1) Section 9E of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) for paragraph (b) of the definition of “foreign dividend” of the following paragraph:
“(b) any amount deemed to have been distributed to that person or any resident who is a connected person in relation to that person, by any foreign company which is a controlled foreign company in relation to that person, as contemplated in section 64C[(3)](2)(a), (bj, (c), [or] (d) a and where the provisions contained in section 64C(4)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e ) , cf), (i), [or] ( j) , (k) or (/) do not apply, to the extent that the foreign company could have distributed a dividend to that person from profits which have not been subject
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to tax in the Republic, which amount must be deemed to be a dividend declared by that company to that person;”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 22 December 2003.
Amendment of section 10 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 8 of Act 90 of 1962, section 7 of Act 72 of 1963, section 8 of Act 90 of 1964, section 10 of Act 88 of 1965, section 11 of Act 55 of 1966, section 10 of Act 95 of 1967, section 8 of Act 76 of 1968, section 13 of Act 89 of 1969, section 9 of Act 52 of 1970, section 9 of Act 88 of 1971, section 7 of Act 90 of 1972, section 7 of Act 65 of 1973, section 10 of Act 85 of 1974, section 8 of Act 69 of 1975, section 9 of Act 103 of 1976, section 8 of Act 113 of 1977, section 4 of Act 101 of 1978, section 7 of Act 104 of 1979, section 7 of Act 104 of 1980, section 8 of Act 96 of 1981, section 6 of Act 91 of 1982, sections 9 and 78 of Act 94 of 1983, section 10 of Act 121 of 1984, section 6 of Act 96 of 1985, section 7 of Act 65 of 1986, section 3 of Act 108 of 1986, section 9 of Act 85 of 1987, section 7 of Act 90 of 1988, section 36 of Act 9 of 1989, section 7 of Act 70 of 1989, section 10 of Act 101 of 1990, section 12 of Act 129 of 1991, section 10 of Act 141 of 1992, section 7 of Act 113 of 1993, section 4 of Act 140 of 1993, section 9 of Act 21 of 1994, section 10 of Act 21 of 1995, section 8 of Act 36 of 1996, section 9 of Act 46 of 1996, section 10 of Act 28 of 1997, section 29 of Act 30 of 1998, section 18 of Act 53 of 1999, section 21 of Act 30 of 2000, section 13 of Act 59 of 2000, sections 9 and 78 of Act 19 of 2001, section 26 of Act 60 of 2001, section 13 of Act 30 of 2@02, section 18 of Act 74 of 2002, section 36 of Act 12 of 2003 and section 26 of Act 45 of 2003
8. Section 10 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) for subitems (A) and (B) of item (bb) of subparagraph (xv) of paragraph (i) of the following subitems:
“(A) in the case of any person who was or, had he or she lived, would have been at least 65 years of age on the last day of the year of assessment, the amount of [R15 0001 R16 000; or
(B) in any other case, the amount of [RlO 0001 R11 000,”.
Amendment of section 11 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 9 of Act 90 of 1962, section 8 of Act 72 of 1963, section 9 of Act 90 of 1964, section 11 of Act 88 of 1965, section 12 of Act 55 of 1966, section 11 of Act 95 of 1967, section 9 of Act 76 of 1968, section 14 of Act 89 of 1969, section 10 of Act 52 of 1970, section 10 of Act 88 of 1971, section 8 of Act 90 of 1972, section 9 of Act 65 of 1973, section 12 of Act 85 of 1974, section 9 of Act 69 of 1975, section 9 of Act 113 of 1977, section 5 of Act 101 of 1978, section 8 of Act 104 of 1979, section 8 of Act 104 of 1980, section 9 of Act 96 of 1981, section 7 of Act 91 of 1982, section 10 of Act 94 of 1983, section 11 of Act 121 of 1984, section 46 of Act 97 of 1986, section 10 of Act 85 of 1987, section 8 of Act 90 of 1988, section 8 of Act 70 of 1989, section 11 of Act 101 of 1990, section 13 of Act 129 of 1991, section 11 of Act 141 of 1992, section 9 of Act 113 of 1993, section 5 of Act 140 of 1993, section 10 of Act 21 of 1994, section 12 of Act 21 of 1995, section 9 of Act 36 of 1996, section 12 of Act 28 of 1997, section 30 of Act 30 of 1998, section 20 of Act 53 of 1999, section 22 of Act 30 of 2000, section 15 of Act 59 of 2000, section IO of Act I? of2001, section 27 ofAct 50 cf2001, secticn 14 cfhct 30 ~€2002, section 19 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 27 of Act 45 of 2003
9. (1) Section 11 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended- (a) by the substitution in paragraph (0) for paragraphs (aa) and (bb) of the proviso
of the following paragraphs: “(aa) the cost of any plant, machinery, implements, utensils or articles shall
be deemed to be the actual cost plus the amount by which the value of such plant, machinery, implements, utensils or articles has been increased in terms of paragraph (v) of the proviso to paragraph ( e ) less the amount by which such value has been reduced in terms of paragraph (iv) of that proviso;
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(bb) the actual cost of any plant, machinery, implement, utensil or article acquired by the taxpayer on or after 15 March 1984 shall be deemed to be the cost of that plant, machinery, implement, utensil or article as determined under paragraph (vii) of the proviso to paragraph ( e ) ; ” ; and
(2) (a) Subsection (l)(a) shall be deemed to have come into operation on
(b) Subsection (l)(b) shall come into operation on 1 January 2005 and shall apply in
(b) by the deletion of paragraph (u).
22 December 2003 and shall apply in respect of any disposal on or after that date.
respect of any year of assessment ending on or after that date.
Amendment of section 11B of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 29 of Act 45 of 2003
10. (1) Section 11B of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended- (a) by the substitution in subsection (2) of the Afrikaans text for subparagraph (ii)
“(ii) by wyse van betaling aan ’n ander persoon vir navorsing en ontwikkeling deur daardie ander persoon onderneem namens daardie belastingpligtige,
vir doeleindes van die uitdink,.ontwikkeling of skepping van enige uitvinding, patent, model, outeursreg of ander eiendom wat van ’n soortgelyke aard is (behalwe ’n handelsmerk);”;
(b) by the- substitution in the Afrikaans text for the worr‘.s in subsection (3) preceding the proviso of the following words:
“(3) Daar word toegelaat as ’n aftrekking deur ’n belastingpligtige ten opsigte van enige gebou, masjinerie, installasie, gereedskap, werktuig of artikel van ’n kapitale aard deur daardie belastingpligtige gebruik vir [doeleides] doeleindes van navorsing en ontwikkeling, ’n vermindering gelyk aan 40 persent van die koste van daardie gebou, masjinerie, installasie, gereedskap, werktuig of artikel in die jaar van aanslag waarin dit vir die eerste maal dew daardie belastingpligtige in gebruik geneem is en 20 persent in elk van die drie onmiddellik daaropvolgende jare van aanslag:”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 22 December
of paragraph (a) of the following subparagraph and words:
2003.
Amendment of section 12B of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 11 of Act 90 of 1988 and amended by section 13 of Act 101 of 1990, section 10 of Act 113 of 1993, section 6 of Act 140 of 1993, section 13 of Act 28 of 1997 and section 17 of Act 59 of 2000
11. (1) Section 12B of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the addition to subsection (1) of the word “or” at the end of paragraph (fl and by the addition to that subsection of the following paragraph:
“ (g ) machinery, plant, implement, utensil or article which was or is brought into use for the first time by the taxpayer for the purpose of his or her trade to be used for the production of bio-diesel or bio-ethanol,”.
(2) SuSsecf~r, (1) shdl be deemed to have come into operation on 18 February 2004 and shall apply in respect of any year of assessment ending on or after that date.
Amendment of section 13quat of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 33 of Act 45 of 2003
12. Section l3quat of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the
”(b) that area is demarcated through formal resolution by the relevant municipal council [no later than 30 June 2004 or such later date as the Minister may approve on good cause shown];”.
substitution in subsection (6) for paragraph (b) of the following paragraph:
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Amendment of section 23 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 18 of Act 65 of 1973, section 20 of Act 121 of 1984, section 23 of Act 129 of 1991, section 20 of Act 141 of 1992, section 18 of Act 113 of 1993, section 15 of Act 21 of 1994, section 28 of Act 30 of 2000, section 21 of Act 30 of 2002 and section 38 of Act 45 of 2003
13. Section 23 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution for
“ (d ) any tax, duty, levy, interest or penalty imposed under this Act, any additional tax imposed under section 60 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991), and any interest or penalty payable in consequence of the late payment of any tax, duty, [or] levy or contribution payable under any Act administered by the Commissioner, the Regional Services Councils Act, 1985 (Act No. 109 of 1985), the KwaZulu and Natal Joint Services Act, 1990 (Act No. 84 of 1990), [and] the Skills Development Levies Act, 1999 (Act No. 9 of 1999), and the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002 (Act No. 4
paragraph (d) of the following paragraph:
of 2002);”.
Amendment of section 24G of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 20 of Act 90 of 1988 and amended by section 41 of Act 45 of 2003
14. ( 1 ) Section 24G of :hc income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended- (a ) by the substiutim in subsection (1) for paragraph (b) o r the definition of
“permanent work” of the following paragraph: “(b) the reimbursement [to the State of] for the cost of acquisition or
(hj by the addition in subsection (1) to the definition of “permanent work” of the following paragraph: “(c) any payment made to the South African National Roads Agency Limited
(c) by the substitution in subsection (1) for paragraph (b) of the definition of “single toll road” of the following paragraph: “(bj two or more toll roads or portions thereof in respect of which a single
agreement has been concluded with the [State] South African National Roads Agency Limited;”;
(dj by the insertion in subsection (1) after the definition of “single toll road” of
“ ‘South African National Roads Agency Limited’ means the South African National Road Agency Limited incorporated in terms of section 3 of the South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998);”;
( e ) by the substitution in subsection (1) for the definition of “tolling period” of
“ ‘tolling period’: in relation to a toll road, means the initial period during which the [State] South African National Roads Agency Limited has granted to the taxpayer or any other person the right to operate such toll road, including any period in respect of which such right was so granted in terns af an interim agrecrr,ent concluded by the [State] ~ South African National Roads Agency Limited, but excluding any extension of such first-mentioned period in respect of which a right of renewal may be exercised;”; and
expropriation of land required for the purposes of the toll road; &”;
in respect of the acquisition of the right to operate a toll road;”;
the following definition:
the following definition:
If) by the substitution for subsection (4) of the following subsection: “(4) No deduction or allowance shall be granted under this Act in
respect of expenditure contemplated in subsection (2) otherwise than as provided in that subsection [or section ll(o)].”.
(2) (a ) Subsection (l)(aj, (bj, (c), (d) and ( e ) shall be deemed to have come into
(h) Subsection ( l ) ( , f , shall be deemed to have come into operation on 22 December operation on 19 May 1998.
2003.
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Amendment of section 24K of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 20 of Act 28 of 1997
15. (1) Section 24K of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the
“(2) Any amount contemplated in the definition of ‘interest rate agreement’ in subsection (1) shall for the purposes of this Act be deemed to have been incurred by or accrued to, as the case may be, a person contemplated in such definition on a day to day basis [(which conforms with generally accepted accounting practice and is consistently applied for all financial reporting purposes)] during the period in respect of which it is calculated.”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 July 2002 and
substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
shall apply in respect of any year of assessment commencing on or after that date.
Amendment of section 29A of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 30 of Act 53 of 1999 and amended by section 36 of Act 59 of 2000, section 15 of Act 5 of 2001, section 15 of Act 19 of 2001, section 39 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 30 of Act 74 of 2002
16. Section 29A of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (4) for the words in subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (a) preceding the proviso of the following words:
“(ii) any policy of which the owner is a person [or body the entire receipts and accruals of whom or of which are] where any amount constituting gross income of whatever nature would be exempt from tax [under any provision] in terms of section 10 were it to be received by or accrue to that person:”.
Amendment of section 45 of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 44 of Act 60 of 2001 and substituted by section 34 of Act 74 of 2002 and amended by section 53 of Act 45 of 2003
17. (1) Section 45 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the deletion in subsection (6) of the Afrikaans text of item (gg) of subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a).
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 6 November 2002 and applies in respect of any intra group transaction which takes effect on or after that date.
Amendment of section 66 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 10 of Act 6 of 1963, section 19 of Act 90 of 1964, section 27 of Act 88 of 1971, section 22 of Act 91 of 1982, section 19 of Act 65 of 1986, section 23 of Act 85 of 1987, section 37 of Act 101 of 1990, section 26 of Act 21 of 1994, section 41 of Act 30 of 2000, section 19 of Act 5 of 2001, section 17 of Act 19 of 2001, section 26 of Act 30 of 2002, section 38 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 61 of Act 45 of 2003
18. Section 66 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) for subitems (A) and (B) of item (aa) of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (0) of the followiag subitems:
“(A) in the case of any person who was or, had he or she lived would have been, at least 65 years of age on the last day of the year of assessment, exceeded [RlO 0001 R16 000; or
(B) in any other case, exceeded [R6 0001 R11 000; or”.
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Amendment of section 75 of Act 58 of 1962, as amended by section 40 of Act 101 of 1990, section 34 of Act 129 of 1991, section 30 of Act 141 of 1992, section 35 of Act 113 of 1993, section 27 of Act 21 of 1994, section 15 of Act 46 of 1996, section 39 of Act 53 of 1999, section 44 of Act 30 of 2000, section 23 of Act 5 of 2001, section 18 of Act 19 of 2001, section 52 of Act 60 of 2001, section 45 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 68 of Act 45 of 2003
19. Section 75 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the deletion of subsection (2).
Amendment of section 88G of Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 74 of Act 45 of 2003
20. Section 88G of the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution
“(a) maintain a register of all disputes settled in the circumstances contained in in subsection (1) for paragraph (a) of the following paragraph:
[these regulations] this Part: and”.
Amendment of paragraph 2 of Fourth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as added by section 19 of Act 6 of 1963 and amended by section 23 of Act 72 of 1963, section 29 of Act 55 of 1966, section IC8 of Act 88 of 1971, section 48 of Act 85 of 1974, section 28 of Act 113 of 1977, section 40 of Act 90 of 1988, secLiorl21 of Act 70 of 1989, section 45 of Act 101 of 1990, section 45 of Act 129 of 1991, section 38 of Act 21 of 1995, section 45 of Act 28 of 1997, section 53 of Act 30 of 2000, section 54 of Act 59 of 2000 and section 20 of Act 19 of 2001
21. (1) Paragraph 2 of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended-
(a) by the substitution for subparagraph (4) of the following subparagraph: - - - “(4) [Any] The amount required to be deducted or withheld from any
[amount ofl remuneration under this Schedule by way of [employees] employees’ tax [shall] ~ must be calculated on the balance of [such amount ofl remuneration remaining after deducting [in respect of] therefrom- any contribution by the employee concerned to any pension fund or retirement annuity fund which the employer is entitled or required to deduct from [such amount of] that remuneration, but limited to the deduction to which the employee isntitled under section ll(k) or (n) , as the case may be, having regard to the remuneration and the period in respect of which it is payable; [and] at the option of the employer, any [such] contribution to a retirement annuity fund [which has been paid] by the employee [and] in respect of which proof of payment has been furnished to the employer, but limited to the deduction to which the employee is entitled under section 11 (n) having regard to the remuneration and the period in respect of which it is vavable:
(c) at the option of the employer, any premium paid by the employee [anGI in respect of which proof of payment has been furnished to the employer, in terms of an insurance policy- (i) to the extent that it covers that employee against the loss of income
as a result of illness, injury, disability or unemployment; and (ii) in respect of which all amounts payable in terms of that policy
constitute or will constitute income as defined, but limited to the deduction to which the employee is entitled under section 1 l(a); and
(dj at the option of the employer, any contribution by the employee to a medica! scheme as contemplated in section 18( l)(a) [and] in respect of which proof of payment has been furnished to the employer, if the employee is entitled to a rebate under section 6(2)(bj [an amount which, having regard to such remuneration or to the period in respect of which it is payable, is sufficient to restrict the aggregate of the deductions under this subparagraph during the
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year of assessment to an amount equal to the deduction to which the employee is entitled under the provisions of section ll(k)(i) or (ii) or ll(n)(aa) or (bb), as the case may be, and, in the case of any employee who is entitled to a rebate under section 6(2)(b), after deducting any contribution by the employee to a medical scheme contemplated in section 18(l)(a)].”; and
(h) by the substitution in subparagraph (5) of paragraph (aa) of the proviso to item (a) of the following paragraph: “(aa) more than 80 per cent of the gross income of such person during the
year of assessment consists of, or is likely to consist of, an amount or amounts received from any one client of such person, or any associated institution as defined in the Seventh Schedule to this Act in relation to such client, unless that person is a labour broker which throughout the year of assessment employs more than three full-time employees- (A) who are on a full-time basis engaged in the business of that labour
broker of Drovidinz Dersons to or Drocuring Dersons for clients of that labour broker: and
(B) who are not connected persons in relation to that labour broker;”. (2) (a) Subsection (l)(a) shall come into operation on 1 March 2005 and shall apply
in respect of any remuneration paid on or after that date. (bj Subsection (l j(bj shaii come into operation on the date of promulgation and shall
apply in respect of any application for an exemption certificate which is lodged with the Commissioner on or after that date.
Amendment of paragraph 11B of Fourth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 41 of Act 90 of 1988 and amended by section 22 of Act 70 of 1989, section 47 of Act 101 of 1990, section 46 of Act 129 of 1991, section 34 of Act 141 of 1992, section 3 of Act 168 of 1993, section 40 of Act 21 of 1995, section 35 of Act 36 of 1996, section 48 of Act 28 of 1997, section 53 of Act 30 of 1998, section 56 of Act 59 of 2000, section 33 of Act 30 of 2002 and section 56 of Act 74 of 2002
22. Paragraph 11B of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution for subparagraph (4) of the following subparagraph:
“(4) Where the taxpayer is entitled to- - ( a ) a deduction under section 1 l(k) or (n) of this Act in respect of any contribution
to a pension fund or retirement annuity fund or a deduction in respect of any premium paid in terms of an insurance policy contemplated in paragraph 2(4), which has not been taken into account by his or her employer in the determination of the balance contemplated in the definition of ‘net remunera- tion’ in subparagraph (1); or
- (bj [to] a deduction under section 18 of this Act, and the taxpayer’s taxable income derived otherwise than from net remuneration cannot be reduced by the full amount of any such deduction, the Commissioner shall on application made by the taxpayer amend- [(a)](i) - the determination of the amount of any net remuneration derived by the
[@)](E) - the amourrt of Standard Income Tax m Emphyees payable by the taxpayer; and
taxpayer in respect of such net remuneration.”.
Amendment of paragraph 16 of Fourth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 19 of Act 6 of 1963 and amended by section 86 of Act 45 of 2003
23. Paragraph 16 of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in subparagraph (2B) for the words preceding item (a ) of the following words:
“Every representative employer and person contemplated in subparagraph (2) shall be personally liable for the payment of any employees’ tax, additional tax, penalty or interest payable by that representative employer or person in his or her
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representative capacity to the extent that the representative employer or person, while it remains unpaid-”.
Amendment of paragraph 18 of Fourth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as added by section 19 of Act 6 of 1963 and amended by section 28 of Act 90 of 1964, section 42 of Act 88 of 1971, section 49 of Act 85 of 1974, section 19 of Act 104 of 1979, section 26 of Act 65 of 1986, section 9 of Act 108 of 1986, section 23 of Act 70 of 1989, section 50 of Act 113 of 1993, section 37 of Act 36 of 1996, section 24 of Act 19 of 2001, section 34 of Act 30 of 2002 and section 58 of Act 74 of 2002
24. Paragraph 18 of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby
( a ) by the substitution in subparagraph (1) for item (b) of the following item: amended-
“(bj any person in respect of whose liability for normal tax for the relevant year of assessment payments are required to be made under section thirty-three [or thirty-five] of this Act;”; and
( 1 7 ) by the deletion in subparagraph (1) of item (c).
Amendment of paragraph 1 of Eighth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 38 of Act 5 of 2001 and amended by section 65 of Act 60 of 2001, section 63 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 90 of Act 45 of 2003
25. Paragraph 1 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution in the definition of “valuation date” of item (a) of the following item:
“(a) in the case of any person [contemplated in section lO(l)(cA) which] who after 1 October 2001 ceases to be an exempt person for purposes of [that section and] paragraph 63, the date on which that person so ceases to be an exempt person; or”.
Amendment of paragraph 39 of Eighth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 38 of Act 5 of 2001 and amended by section 88 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 100 of Act 45 of 2003
26. Paragraph 39 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby
(a ) by the substitution in subparagraph (1) of the Afrikaans text for item (a) of the following item: “ (a) wat ’n verbonde persoon met betrekking tot daardie persoon [,
behoudens subparagraaf (3),] was onmiddellik voor daardie beskikking; of”;
amended-
(h) by the substitution in subparagraph (1) for item (b) of the following item: “(b) which is immediately after the disposal-
(i) a member of the same group of companies as that person; or (ii) a trust with a beneficiary which is a member of the same group of
[, immdiate!g after the disp~szl subject, tn subparagraph (3)!.”. companies as that person.
Amendment of paragraph 65 of Eighth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 38 of Act 5 of 2001 and amended by section 103 of Act 60 of 2001 and substituted by section 106 of Act 45 of 2003
27. (1) Paragraph 65 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby
(a ) by the substitution for subparagraphs (4) and (5 ) of the following subpara-
“(4,) Where a replacement asset contemplated in [subsection] subparagraph (1) constitutes a depreciable asset, the person must treat as a capital gain for a year of assessment, so much of the disregarded capital gain contemplated in subparagraph (3 ) , as bears to the total amount of that disregarded gain apportioned to that replacement asset as contem- plated in [subsection] subparagraph ( 3 ) the same ratio as the amount of
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any capital deduction or allowance allowed in that year in respect of the replacement asset bears to the total amount of the capital deduction or allowance (determined with reference to the cost or value of that asset at the time of acquisition thereof) which is allowable for all years of assessment in re p ct of that replacement asset. 5
(5) Where a person during any year of assessment disposes of a replacement asset [contemplated in subparagraph (4)] and any portion of the disregarded capital gain which is apportioned to that asset [as contemplated in subparagraph (3)] , has not otherwise been treated as a capital gain in terms of [subparagraph (4)] this paragraph, that person 10 must treat that portion of disregarded capital gain as a capital gain from the disposal of that replacement asset in that year of assessment.”;
(b) by the substitution in subparagraph (6) for the words preceding item (a) of the following words:
“(6) Where a person fails to conclude a contract or fails to bring any 15 replacement asset into use within the period prescribed in [subsection] subparagaph (l)(d)(iii) or (iv), subparagraph (2) shall not apply and that person must-”; and
(c) by the substitution for subparagraph (7) of the following subparagraph: “(7) Where a replacement asset or assets constitute personal use 20
assets, the provisions-of this paragraph shall nct apply [unless the asset disposed of as contemplated in subparagraph (l)(u) constitutes a personal use asset].”.
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Amendment of paragraph 67C of Eighth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 111 of Act 45 of 2003
28. (1) Paragraph 67C of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby amended by the substitution for item (6) and the words following item (b) of the following item and words: 30
“(b) any prospecting right, mining right, exploration right [or]? production right, mining permit, [or] retention permit or reconnaissance permit, as defined in section 1 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No. 28 of 2002), is wholly or partially renewed in terms of that Act,
and the continued, converted or renewed right or permit will be treated as one and 35 the same asset as the right or permit before continuation, conversion or renewal for purposes of this Act.”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 May 2004.
Amendment of paragraph 75 of Eighth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 38 of Act 5 of 2001 and amended by section 114 of Act 45 of 2003 40
29. Paragraph 75 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby
“( 1) Where a company makes a distribution of an asset in specie to a shareholder (including an interim dividend), that company must be treated as having disposed of that asset to that shareholder on the date of distribution for an amount received 45 or accrued equal to the market value of that asset on [the] that date [of distribution].”.
amended by the substitution for subparagraph (i j of the following subparagraph:
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30. Paragraph 76 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby
“ ( 3 ) Any distribution of an asset irz specie received by or accrued to a shareholder must be treated as having been acquired [at an] on the date of distribution and for expenditure equal to the market value [and on the] of that asset 55 on that date [contemplated in paragraph 75(2)], which expenditure must be
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treated as an amount of expenditure actually incurred and paid for the purposes of paragraph 20( l)(a).”.
Amendment of paragraph 78 of Eighth Schedule to Act 58 of 1962, as inserted by section 38 of Act 5 of 2001 and amended by section 97 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 116 of Act 45 of 2003
31. Paragraph 78 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962, is hereby
“(1) Where a company issues capitalisation shares, those capitalisation shares must be treated as having been acquired on the date of distribution for expenditure incurred and paid of nil, except to the extent that the issue of those shares constitutes a dividend, in which case they must be treated as having been acquired on the date of distribution for expenditure incurred and paid equal to the amount of that dividend.”.
amended by the substitution for subparagraph (1) of the following subparagraph:
Amendment of Chapter VA of Act 91 of 1964, as inserted by section 139 of Act 45 of 2003
32. (1 ! Chapter VA of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, is hereby amcnded- (a) by renumbering section 47C as section 54A ; ( h ) by renumbering section 47D as section 54B; ( c ) by renumbering section 47E as section 54C; (d) by renumbering section 47F as section 54D; (e) by renumbering section 47G as section 54E; and (fi by renumbering section 47H as section 54E
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 June 2004.
Amendment of section 77A of Act 91 of 1964, as inserted by section 147 of Act 45 of 2003
33. (1) Section 77A of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, is hereby amended by
(2) Subsection (1) shall come into operation on the date on which section 77A of the renumbering paragraph (bj as subsection (2).
Customs and Excise Act, 1964, comes into operation.
Amendment of section 77P of Act 91 of 1964, as inserted by section 147 of Act 45 of 2003
34. ( 1) Section 77P of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, is hereby amended by the
“ (a) be in such format which, subject to section [3E] 4 0 , does not disclose the identity of the person concerned, and be submitted at such time as may be agreed between the Commissioner and the Auditor-General or Minister of Finance; as the case may be: and”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 22 December
substitution in subsection (2) for paragraph (a) of the following paragraph:
2003.
Amendment of section 105 of Act 91 of 1964, as substituted by section 2 of Act 111 of 1991 and amended by section 65 of Act 45 of 1995, section 72 of Act 30 of 1998, section 6 of Act 32 of 1999, section 63 of Act 30 of 2000 and section 111 of Act 74 of 2002
35. Section 105 of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, is hereby amended by the
“(b) the interest so payable shall be paid at a rate the Minister of Finance determines in terms of section 80(l)(b) of the Public Finance Management .4ct, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999): Provided that where the Minister fixes a new rate in terms of that Act. that new rate applies for purposes of this Act from the first day of the second month followill? the date on which that new rate came into operation;”.
substitation for paragraph (b) of the following paragraph:
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Amendment of Schedule No. 1 to Act 91 of 1964, as amended by section 19 of Act 95 of 1965, section 15 of Act 57 of 1966, section 2 of Act 96 of 1967, section 22 of Act 85 of 1968, section 37 of Act 105 of 1969, section 9 of Act 98 of 1970, section 2 of Act 89 of 1971, section 12 of Act 103 of 1972, section 6 of Act 68 of 1973, section 3 of Act 64 of 1974,’section 13 of Act 71 of 1975, section 13 of Act 105 of 1976, section 38 of Act 112 of 1977, section 3 of Act 114 of 1981, section 27 of Act 86 of 1982, section 10 of Act 89 of 1984, section 14 of Act 101 of 1985, section 11 of Act 69 of 1988, section 19 ofAct 68 of 1989, section 40 ofAct 59 of 1990, section 3 ofA4ct 111 of 1991, section 15 of Act 105 of 1992, section 13 of Act 98 of 1993, section 12 of Act 19 of 1994, section 74 of Act 45 of 1995, section 8 of Act 44 of 1996, section 15 of Act 27 of 1997, section 75 of Act 30 of 1998, section 7 of Act 32 of 1999, section 64 of Act 30 of 2000, section 52 of Act 19 of 2001, section 53 of Act 30 of 2002, section 41 of Act 12 of 2003 and section 155 of Act 45 of 2003
36. (1) Schedule No. 1 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, is hereby amended as set
(2) Subject to the provisions of section 58( 1) of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, out in Schedule 2 to this Act.
subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 18 February 2004.
Amendmctrt of section 1 of Act 77 of 1968, as amended by section 16 of Act 103 of 1969, seclion 5 of Act 66 of 1973, section 7 of ,4ct 88 of 1974, section 19 of Act 106 of 1980. xction 3 of Act 118 of 1984, section 17 of Act87 of-1988, section~36 of Act 9 of 1989, section 3 of Act 69 of 1989, section 5 of Act 136 of 1991, section 4 of Act 20 of 1994, section 16 of Act 27 of 1997, section 34 of Act 34 of 1997, section 77 of Act 30 of 1998, section 74 of Act 53 of 1999, section 40 of Act 5 of 2001, section 54 of Act 19 of 2001, section 141 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 42 of Act 12 of 2003
37. (1) Section 1 of the Stamp Duties Act, 1968, is hereby amended by the deletion of
(2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 April 2004.
Amendment of section 7 of Act 77 of 1968, as amended by section 18 of Act 103 of 1969, section 10 of Act 89 of 1972, section 8 of Act 66 of 1973, section 3 of Act 70 of 1975, section 5 of Act 87 of 1982, section 7 of Act 118 of 1984, section 5 of Act 69 of 1989, section 55 of Act 19 of 2001, section 43 of Act 12 of 2003 and section 156 of Act 45 of 2003
the definition of “fixed deposit”.
38. Section 7 of the Stamp Duties Act, 1968, is hereby mended- ( a ) by the deletion in subsection (1) of paragraph (d); and (bj by the substitution in subsection (1) for paragraphs (g) and (h) of the following
paragraphs: ”(g) in the case of the original issue of a marketable security [or of a
negotiable certificate of deposit], the company or corporate body issuing the marketable security [or negotiable certificate of deposit];
(h) in the case of the registration of transfer of a marketable security [or of a negotiable certificate of deposit], the transferee;”.
Repeal of section 21 of Act 77 of 1968
39. (1) Section 21 of the Stamp Duties Act, 1968, is hereby repealed. (2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 April 2004 and
shall apply in respect of any fixed deposit receipt given on or after that date.
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Amendment of section 23 of Act 77 of 1968, as amended by section 20 of Act 103 of 1969, section 13 of Act 92 of 1971, section 11 of Act 89 of 1972, section 10 of Act 66 of 1973, section 10 of Act 88 of 1974, section 20 of Act 106 of 1980, section 6 of Act 87 of 1982, section 5 of Act 92 of 1983, section 25 of Act 87 of 1988, section 8 of Act 69 of 1989, section 7 of Act 136 of 1991, section 13 of Act 37 of 1996, section 19 of S Act 27 of 1997, section 80 of Act 30 of 1998, section 76 of Act 53 of 1999 and section 157 of Act 45 of 2003
40. Section 23 of the Stamp Duties Act, 1968, is hereby amended by the deletion in subsection (3) of paragraph (ii) of the proviso.
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41. (1) Item 7 of Schedule 1 to the Stamp Duties Act, 1968, is hereby repealed. (2) Subsection (1) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 March 2004 and
shall apply in respect of any mortgage bond executed on or after that date.
Repeal of item 13 of Schedule 1 to Act 77 of 1968
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shall apply in respect of any fixed deposit receipt given on or after that date.
Amendment of section 1 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 21 of Act 136 of 1991, paragraph 1 of Government Notice 2695 of 8 November 1991, section 12 of Act 136 of 1992, section 1 of Act 61 of 1993, section 22 of Act 97 of 1993, section 9 20 of Act 20 of 1994, section 18 of Act 37 of 1996, section 23 of Act 27 of 1997, section 34 of Act 34 of 1997, section 81 of Act 53 of 1999, section 76 of Act 30 of 2000, section 64 of Act 59 of 2000, section 65 of Act 19 of 2001, section 148 of Act 60 of 2001, section 114 of Act 74 of 2002, section 47 of Act 12 of 2003 and section 164 of Act 45 of 2003 25
43. Section 1 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended- (a) by the substitution for the definition of “prescribed rate” of the following
definition: “ ‘prescribed rate’ in relation to any interest payable in terms of this Act means a rate equal to the rate fixed from time to time by the Minister by notice 30 in the Gazette in terms of section 80( 1)(6) of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999): Provided that where the Minister fixes a new rate in terms of that Act, that new rate applies for purposes of this Act from the first day of the second month following the date on which that new rate came into operation;”;
(b ) by the deletion of the definition of “registration number”; 35
(c) by the deletion in the definition of “second-hand goods” of the word “and” at the end of paragraph (i) and the addition of the word “and” at the end of paragraph (ii);
(d) by the substitution for paragraph (iii) of the definition of “second-hand 40 goods” of the following paragraph:
“(iii) any prospecting right, mining right, exploration right [or], produc- tion right, mining permit, retention permit or reconnaissance permit as defined in section 1 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No. 28 of 2002), [issued] or any 45 reconnaissance permission contemplated in section 14 of that Act granted or renewed in terms of that Act or received upon conversion pursuant to Schedule 11, except when that prospecting right, mining risht, exploration right. production right or interest in that right is transferred, ceded, let, sublet, alienated, varied or otherwise SO disposed of as contemplated in section 11 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002;”; and
( e ) by the insertion before the definition of “vendor” of the following definition: - ‘‘ ‘VAT registration number’, in relation to any vendor, means the number allocated to that vendor bv the Commissioner for the Dumoses of 55 this Act;“
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(2) Subsection (l)(c) and (d) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 May 2004.
Amendment of section 2 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 22 of Act 136 of 1991, paragraph 2 of Government Notice 2695 of 8 November 1991, section 13 of Act 136 of 1992, section 10 of Act 20 of 1994, section 19 of Act 37 of 1996, section 24 5 of Act 27 of 1997, section 87 of Act 30 of 1998, section 82 of Act 53 of 1999, section 149 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 115 of Act 74 of 2002
44. Section 2 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the deletion in subsection (1) of paragraph ( I ) .
Amendment of section 6 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 20 of Act 37 of 10 1996, section 34 of Act 34 of 1997, section 88 of Act 30 of 1998, section 66 of Act 19 of 2001, section 150 of Act 60 of 2001, section 116 of Act 74 of 2002 and section 48 of Act 12 of 2003
45. Section 6 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (2) for paragraph ( e ) of the following paragraph: 15
“(e ) publishing and making known the name and VAT registration number of any endor:”.
Amendment of section 11 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 27 of Act 136 of 1991, paragraph 6 of Government Notice 2695 of 8 November 1991, section 17 of Act 136 of 1992, section 27 of Act 97 of 1993, section 13 of Act 20 of 1994, section 28 20 of Act 27 of 1997, section 89 of Act 30 of 1998, section 85 of Act 53 of 1999, section 77 of Act 30 of 2000, section 43 of Act 5 of 2001, section 153 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 169 of Act 45 of 2003
46. (1) Section 11 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) for paragraph (mi of the following paragraph: 25
“(m) a registered vendor supplies goods in terms of a sale or instalment credit agreement to a registered vendor in 2 customs controlled area and consigns or delivers the goods to that vendor in that area;”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall come into operation on the date that section 169( l)(a) of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003 (Act No. 45 of 2003), comes into operation. 30
Amendment of section 20 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by paragraph 11 of Government Notice 2695 of 8 November 1991, section 25 ofAct 136 of 1992, section 33 of Act 97 of 1993, section 35 of Act 27 of 1997, section 94 of Act 30 of 1998, section 91 of Act 53 of 1999, section 157 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 175 of Act 45 of 2003
47. (1) Section 20 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended- 35 (a ) by the substitution in subsection (4) for paragraph (bj of the following
paragraph: “(b) the name, address and JG4J registration number of the supplier;”;
(6) by the substitution in subsection (4) for paragraph (c) of the fo!!owing paragraph: 40 “(c) the name, address and, where, the recipient is a registered vendor, the
(c) by the substitution in subsection (5) for paragraph (b) of the following ~ VAT registration number of the recipient;”; and
paragraph: “(6) the name, address and JG4J registration number of the supplier;”. 45
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(b) Subsection (l)(b) shall come into operation on 1 March 2005. promulgation.
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Amendment of section 21 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 26 of Act 136 of 1992 and section 176 of Act 45 of 2003
45. (1) Section 21 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended- ( a ) by the substitution in subsection (3) for subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (a ) of
the following subparagraph: 5 “(ii) the name, address and V,4T registration number of the vendor;”;
(b ) by the substitution in subsection (-or subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a ) of
“(iii) the name, address and, where the recipient is a registered vendor, the VAT registration number of the recipient, except where the 10 c r e d E o t e relates to a supply in respect of which a tax invoice contemplated in section 20(5) was issued;”;
(c) by the substitution in subsection (3) for subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b) of
the following subparagraph:
the following subparagraph: “(ii) the name, address and VAT registration number of the vendor;”; and 15
(dj by the substitution in subsectionmfor subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (b) of
“(iii) the name, address and, where the recipient is a registered vendor, the VAT registration number of the recipient, except where the debit noterelates to a supply in respect of which a tax invoice 20 contemplated in section 20(5) was issued;”.
the following subparagraph:
(2) (a ) Subsection ( l ) ( a ) and (c) shall come into peration on the date of
(b) Subsection (l)(bj and (d) shall come into operation on 1 March 2005. promulgation.
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49. Section 29 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the substitution in paragraph (a) for subparagraphs (i) and (ii) of the following subparagraphs:
“(i) the name and address of the seller and, if registered as a vendor, his or her VAT registration number; 30
(ii) the name and address of the person whose goods are sold (hereinafter referred to as the owner) and, if the owner is registered under this Act, the registration number of the owner;”.
Amendment of section 39 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 30 of Act 136 of 1992, section 3 of Act 61 of 1993, section 23 of Act 20 of 1994, section 40 of Act 27 35 of 1997, section 166 of Act 60 of 2001 and section 184 of Act 45 of 2003
SO. (1) Section 39 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended- (a) by the insertion after subsection (4) of the following subsection:
“(5) Where any person who is liable for the payment of tax fails to pay any amount of such tax on the date on which in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, liability arises for the payment of the excise duty referred to
40
pay- in section 7(3)(a), that pmon shall, in addition to such amonnt of tax,
( a ) a penalty equal to 10 per cent of the said amount of tax; and (bj where payment of the said amount of tax is made on or after the first 45
day of the month following the month during which the period allowed for payment of the tax ended, interest on that amount of tax, calculated at the prescribed rate (but subject to the provisions of
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section 45A) for each month or part of a month in the period I reckoned from the said first day.”;-
(b) by the substitution for subsection (7) of the following subsection: “(7) To the extent that the Commissioner is satisfied that the failure on
the part of the person concerned or any other person under the control or 5 acting on behalf of that person to make payment of the tax within the period for payment contemplated in subsection (l)(a), (2), ( 3 ) , 0, (6) or (6A) or on the date referred to in subsection (5), as the case may be-”.
(2) (a) Subsection (l)(a) shall come into operation on 1 August 2004 and shall apply
(b) Subsection (l)(b) shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 April 2004. (c) Despite subsection (2)(a), no interest shall be calculated in terms of section 39(5)
of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, for any month or part thereof during which that amount remained outstanding which ends on or before 1 August 2004.
in respect of any amount which remains outstanding on or after that date. 10
Amendment of section 54 of Act 89 of 1991, as amended by section 40 of Act 136 of 15 1991, section 34 of Act 136 of 1992, section 25 of Act 20 of 1994, section 46 of Act 27 of 1997 and section 100 of Act 53 of 1999
51. Sect :(;:I 54 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the substitutino In subsection (3) for the words following paragraph (b) of the following words: 20
“the agent shall maintain sufficient records to enable the name and address and __ VAT registration number of the principal to be ascertained and in respect of all supplies made on or after 1 January 2000 by or to the agent on behalf of the principal, the agent shall notify the principal in writing within 21 days of the end of the calendar month during which the supply was made or received, of the 25 particulars contemplated in paragraphs (e), (f) and (g) of section 20(4) in relation to such supplies.”.
Amendment of item 407.00 of Schedule 1 to Act 89 of 1991
52. Item 407.00 of Schedule 1 to the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph 4A of the notes to item 407.00 of the following 30 paragraph:
“4A. The exemption in item 407.02/00.00/02.00 is only applicable if the total value of the goods declared under item 407.00 (excluding goods provided for in item 407.01) does not exceed [RlO 0001 R12 000 (or such other amount as the Minister may fix by way of a notice in the Gazette).”. 35
Amendment of item 409.00 of Schedule 1 to Act 89 of 1991
53. Item 409.00 of Schedule 1 to the Value-Added Tax Act, 199 1, is hereby amended by the substitution in subitem 409.07/00.00/01 .OO for the words preceding paragraph (i) of the following words:
“409.07/00.00/01 .OO Compensating products obtained abroad from goods tempo- 40 rarily exported for outward processing, in terms of a specific permit issued by the [Director-General: Trade and Indus- try on the recommendation of the Board of Trade and Industry] International Trade Administration Commission, provided-”. 45
Amendment of item 412.00 of Schedule 1 to Act 89 of 1991
54. Item 412.00 of Schedule 1 to the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby
(a) by the substitution in subitem 412.11/00.00/01.00 for paragraphs (i) and (ii) of the proviso of the following paragraphs: 50
“(i) the importation of any goods under this item shall be subject to a certificate issued by the [Director-General: Trade and Industry]
amended-
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International Trade Administration Commission and to such other conditions as may be agreed upon by the Governments of the Republic, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland; and
(ii) goods imported under this item shall not be sold or disposed of to any party who is not entitled to any privileges under the item, or be removed to the area of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia or Swaziland without he permission of the [Director-General: Trade and Industry] International Trade Administration commission.”;
(6) by the substitution in subitem 412.12/00.00/01.00 for paragraph (ii) of the
“(ii) the importation of any goods under this item shall be subject to a certificate issued by the [Director-General: Trade and Industry] International Trade Administration Commission and to such other conditions as may be agreed upon by the Governments of the Republic, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland; and”;
(c) by the substitution in subitem 412.27/00.00/01.00 for paragraph (a ) of the
“(a) a specific permit issued by the [Director-General: Trade and Industry on the recommendation of the Board on Tariffs and Trade] International Trade Administration Commission, is submit- ted;”.
proviso of the following paragraph:
proviso of the following paragraph:
Amendment of item 490.00 of Schedule 1 to Act 89 of 1991
55. Item 490.00 of Schedule 1 to the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby
(a) by the substitution for subitem 490.40/00.00/01.00 of the following subitem: “490.40/00.00/01 .OO Machinery or plant (excluding tower cranes) for
use on contract in civil engineering or construc- tion work, in such quantities and at such times and subject to such conditions as the Commissioner, on the recommendation of the International Trade Administration Commission, may allow by spe- cific permit.”;
(6) by the substitution for subitem 490.90/00.00/01 .OO of the following subitem: “490.90/00.00/01.00 Machinery or plant (excluding tower cranes) for
use on contract other than for purposes of civil engineering or construction work, in such quanti- ties and at such times and subject to such conditions as the Commissioner, on the recom- mendation of the [Board of Trade and Industry] International Trade Administration Commission, may allow by specific permit.”.
amended-
Amendment of Schedule 2 to Act 89 of 1391, as zrnerrded by section 49 of ,4ct 136 of 1991, paragraph 25 of Government Notice 2695 of 8 November 1991, section 44 ofAct 136 of 1992, section 45 of Act 97 of 1993, section 33 of Act 20 of 1994, section 104 of Act 30 of 1998 and section 73 of Act 19 of 2001
56. (1) Schedule 2 to the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, is hereby amended by the substitution in Part A for subparagraph (c) of paragraph 2 of the following subparagraph:
“(e) a tax invoice in respect of the relevant supply is issued [which, in addition to the] containing such particulars required by section 20(4) of this Act [states the registration number of the recipient];”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall come into operation on 1 March 2005.
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10
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
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Amendment of section 3 of Act 38 of 1996, as substituted by section 58 of Act 27 of 1997, amended by section 86 of Act 30 of 2000 and section 67 of Act 59 of 2000
57. (1) Section 3 of the Tax on Retirement Funds Act, 1996, is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph (e) of the following paragraph:
“(e) ‘D’ represents the amount of any foreign dividends received by or accrued to 5 such fund during such tax period [as determined in accordance with the provisions of section 9E] which are not exempt from tax in terms of section lO(l)(k)(ii) of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962).”.
(2) Subsection (1) shall come into operation on 1 September 2004 and shall apply in respect of any foreign dividend received or accrued on or after that date. 10
Insertion of section 13A in Act 38 of 1996
58. (1) The following section is hereby inserted in the Tax on Retirement Funds Act, 1996, after section 13:
“Interest on delayed refund of overpayment
13A. (1) The amount by which any tax on retirement funds paid by a rcrson in respect of any tax period, exceeds the tax on retirement funds as finally determined for that period, is refundable to that person.
(2) Interest is payable by the Commissioner on an amount refunded in terms of subsection (1) at the rate referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of ‘prescribed rate’ in section 1 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, which interest is determined from the day following the last date for payment of the tax on retirement funds as contemplated in section 6 to the date that the refund is made to that person.
(3) Subsection (2) does not apply in respect of any amount refunded where interest is payable to that person on that amount in respect of the same period in terms of section 88 of the Income Tax Act, 1962.”.
(2) Subsection (I) shall come into operation on the date of promulgation and shall apply in respect of any refund relating to any tax period commencing on or after that date.
15
20
25
Amendment of section 56 of Act 53 of 1999 30
59. Section 56 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 1999, which inserts section 54A
(a) by the substitution for the words preceding the heading to section 54A of the in the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, is hereby amended-
Customs and Excise Act, 1964, of the following words: “( 1) The following section is hereby inserted after section [54] - 116 of 35
the Customs and Excise Act, 1964:”; and (b) by renumbering section 54A of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, which is
inserted by section 56(1) of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 1999, as section 11 6A.
Amendment of section 115 of Act 60 of 2001 40
60. Section 115 of the Second Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2001, is hereby
(a ) to the extent that it amends section 4(3) of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, by the deletion of paragraph (iv) of the proviso to section 4(3) of that Act; and
(b) by the deletion in subsection (2) of paragraph (a). 45
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Amendment of section 20 of Act 12 of 2003
61. Section 20 of the Exchange Control Amnesty and Amendment of Taxation Laws Act. 2003, is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) for paragraph (a) of the following paragraph:
“ (a) in respect of the tax relief contemplated in section 15 or 17, where the 5 applicant or facilitator, as the case may be, fails to submit the tax return for the last year of assessment ending on or before 28 February 2003 by [29 February 20041-
(i) a date determined by the amnesty unit, in the case where the applicant or facilitator was not registered for tax or the registration 10 of the applicant or facilitator was dormant at the time that the application for amnesty was submitted; or
(ii) 31 March 2004, in any other case; or”.
Amendment of section 26 of Act 45 of 2003
62. Section 26 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended- 15 (a) by the substitution in subsection (2) for paragraph (bj of the following
“(0) Subsection (l)(c), (d), ( e ) , (f, ( g ) (h) [and (i)] shall come into operation on 1 June 2004 and shall apply in respect of any foreign dividend received or accrued during any year of assessment commencing 20 on or after that date.”;
paragaph:
(bj by the addition to subsection (2) of the following paragraph: “(f) Subsection (l)(i) shall come into operation on 1 June 2004 and
shall apply in respect of any year of assessment commencing on or after that date.”. 25
Amendment of section 28 of Act 45 of 2003
63. Section 28 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by the
“(2) Subsection (1) shall come into operation on 1 January 2004 and shall apply substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
in respect of any expenses actually incurred during any year of assessment ending 30 on or after that date.”.
Amendment of section 38 of Act 45 of 2003
64. Section 38 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
“(2) Subsection (l)(b) shall come into operation on the date of promulgation and 35 shall apply in respect of any asset acquired on or after that date.”.
Amendment of section 53 of Act 45 of 2003
65. Section 53 of the Revenue Laws .Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by the deletion in the Afrikaans text of paragraph l e ) of subsection (1).
Amendment of section 166 of Act 45 of 2003 40
66. Section 166 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by
“(2) (a) Subsection ( l ) ( a ) & jb) [and (41 shall [to the extent it inserts subsectiG (23)] come into operation on the date determined by the President by proclamation in the Gazette. 45
(b) Subsection (l)(d) shall to the extent that it inserts subsection (23) in section 8 of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, come into operation on the date determined by the President by proclamation in the GLzzes.” .
the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
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Amendment of section 172 of Act 45 of 2003
67. Section 172 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by
“(2) Subsection (l)(a) shall come into operation on 1 March 2005 and shall apply in respect of any supply made on or after that date.”. 5
the addition of the following subsection:
Amendment of section 192 of Act 45 of 2003
68. Section 192 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by
“(2) Subsection (1) shall in so far as it inserts section [12A] 11A in the Uncertificated Securities Tax Act, 1998, come into operation on thedate of 10 promulgation of this Act and shall apply in respect of the purchase of any security in terms of a transaction, operation, scheme or undertaking entered into on or after that date.”.
the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
Amendment of section 208 of Act 45 of 2003
69. Section 208 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2003, is hereby amended by 15 the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
“(2) (a ) Subsection (l)(a) shall, to the extent it amends- (i) paragraph (bj of section 4( 1) of the Unemployment Insurance Contributions
Act, 2002, be deemed to have come into operation on 1 May 2004; and (ii) paragraph (c) of section 4(1) of the Unemployment Insurance Contributions 20
Act, 2002, be deemed to have come into operation on 1 April 2004. (b) Subsection (l)(b) shall come into operation on the date that [section 2 ofl the
Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act, 2003, comes into operation.”.
Continuation of certain amendments of Schedules Nos. S to 6 and SO to Act 91 of 1964 25
70. (1) Every amendment or withdrawal of or insertion in Schedules Nos. 1 to 6, inclusive, 8 and 10 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, made under section 48,49,56, 60(3) or 75( 15) of that Act during the calendar year ending on 3 1 December 2003 shall not lapse by virtue of the provisions of section 48(6), 49, 56(3) or 75(16) of that Act.
and Excise Act, 1964, made respectively under sections 48 and 75 of that Act by Government Notices R.402, R.404 and R.405 of 26 March 2004, in respect of the said Part 2 of Schedule No. 1 and Schedule No. 6 shall not lapse by virtue of the provisions of section 48(6) of that Act.
(2) The amendment of Part 2 of Schedule No. 1 and Schedule No. 6 to the Customs 30
Transitional Mineral and Petroleum Provisions 35
71. The trmsitiona! mineral and petroleum provisions relating to the continuation of payments to the State for the removal and disposal of minerals or petroleum are set out in Schedule 3 of this Act.
Short title and commencement
72. (1) This Act shall be called the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2004. 40 (2) Unless otherwise provided in this Act or the context otherwise indicates, the
amendments effected to the Income Tax Act, 1962, by this Act shall for purposes of assessments in respect of normal tax under the Income Tax Act, 1962, be deemed to have come into operation as from the commencement of years of assessment ending on or after 1 January 2005. 45
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SCHEDULE 1
RATES OF NORMAL TAX PAYABLE BY PERSONS (OTHER THAN COMPA- NIES) IN RESPECT OF THE YEARS OF ASSESSMENT ENDING 28 FEBRU- ARY 2005 AND BY COMPANIES IN RESPECT OF YEARS OF ASSESSMENT ENDING DURING THE PERIOD OF 12 MONTHS ENDING 31 MARCH 2005
(Section 5 )
1. The rates of normal tax referred to in section 5 of this Act in respect of persons
(a ) in respect of the taxable income of any person (other than a person in respect of which subparagraph (b) applies’), an amount of tax calculated in accordance with the table below:
(other than companies) are as follows:-
raxable Income Nhere the taxable income-
loes not exceed R74 000 ....................................
Zxcaeds R74 000 but does not exceed R115 000
3 , ~ 1 1 5 0 0 0 ” ,> >, > > R155 000
> > R155 000 1 ) 2 1 > 1 > > R195 000
3 , R195 000 1 , ,> 1 , >, R270 000
” R270 000
I
1
Rates of Tax
18 per cent of each R1 of the taxable income;
R13 320 plus 25 per cent of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds R74 000:
R23 570 plus 30 per cent of the amount by which the taxabe income exceeds R115 000;
R35 570 plus 35 per cent of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds R155 000;
R49 570 plus 38 per cent of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds R195 000;
R78 070 plus 40 per cent of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds R270 00.
(b) in respect of the taxable income of any trust (other than a special trust), an
2. The rates of normal tax referred to in section 5 of this Act in respect of companies
(a) on each rand of the taxable income of any company (excluding taxable income referred to in subparagraphs (b), (c), (d), (e ) , cf), (g) and (h)) 30 cents, or, in the case of such a company which mines for gold on a y gold mine and which is in terms of an option exercised by it exempt from the payment of secondary tax on companies, 38 cents;
(b) in respect of the taxable income of any company which qualifies as a small business corporation as defined in section 12E of the Income Tax Act, 1962, on each rand of the taxable income as does not exceed R150 00,15 cents, and on each rand of the taxable income of such company as exceeds R150 000, 30 cents;
(c) on each rand of the taxable income of any employment company as defined in section 12E of the Income Tax Act, 1962, 35 cents;
(d) on each rand of the taxable income derived by any company from mining for gold on any gold mine with the exclusion of so much of the taxable income as the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service determines to be attributable to the inclusion in the gross income of any amount referred to in paragraph ( j ) of the definition of “gross income‘‘ in section i of the Income
amount of 40 cents on each rand of taxable income.
are, subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, as follows:-
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Tax Act, 1962, but after the set-off of any assessed loss in terms of section 20( 1) of that Act, a percentage determined in accordance with the formula:
y = 3 7 - E X
or, in the case of a company which is in terms of an option exercised by it exempt from the payment of secondary tax on companies, in accordance with the formula:
y = 4 6 - = X
in which formulae y represents such percentage and x the ratio expressed as a percentage which the taxable income so derived (with the said exclusion, but before the set-off of any assessed loss or deduction which is not attributable to the mining for gold from the said mine) bears to the income so derived (with the said exclusion): on each rand of the taxable income of any company, the sole or principal business of which in the Republic is, or has been, mining for gold and the determination of the taxable income of which for the period assessed does not rcsult in an assessed loss, which the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service determines to be attributahlc to the inclusion in its gross income of any amount referred to in paragraph (j) of the definition of “gross income” in section 1 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, a rate equal to the average rate of normal tax or 30 cents, whichever is higher: Provided that for the purposes of this subparagraph, the average rate of normal tax shall be determined by dividing the total normal tax (excluding the tax determined in accordance with this subparagraph for the period assessed) paid by the company in respect of its aggregate taxable income from mining for gold on any gold mine for the period from which that company commenced its gold mining operations on that gold mine to the end of the period assessed, by the number of rands contained in the said aggregate taxable income: on each rand of the taxable income derived by any company from carrying on long-term insurance business in respect of its individual policyholder fund, company policyholder fund and corporate fund, 30 cents; on each rand of the taxable income (excluding taxable income referred to in subparagraphs (b), (c), (d), ( e ) , (f) and (h)) derived by a company which is not a resident and which carries on a trade through a branch or agency within the Republic, 35 cents; on each rand of the taxable income derived by a qualifying company as contemplated in section 37H of the Income Tax Act, 1962, subject to the provisions of the said section, zero cents:
Provided that the tax determined in accordance with any of subparagraphs (a) to (h), inclusive, shall be payable in addition to the tax determined in accordance with any other of the said subparagraphs.
3. The rates set forth in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be the rates required to be fixed by Parliament in accordance with the provisims of section 5(2) of the Income Tax Act, 1962.
4. For the purposes of paragraph 2, income derived from mining for gold shall include any income derived from silver, osmiridium, uranium, pyrites or other minerals which may be won in the course of mining for gold, and any other income which results directly from mining for gold.
5. In this Schedule, unless the context otherwise indicates, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Income Tax Act, 1962, bears the meaning so assigned.
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SCHEDULE 2
AMENDMENTS TO SCHEDULE NO. 1 TO THE CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT, 1964
(Section 36)
TARIFF ITEM
104.00
“1 04.00
104.01
.10
104.1 0 .10
.20
104.15
.02
.04
.06 104.17
.05
TARIFF iEADINC
19.01
22.03
22.04
22.05
22.06
DESCRIPTION T By the substitution for tariff item 104.00 of the following: PREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; TOBACCO MALT EXTRACT; FOOD PREPARATIONS OF FLOUR, GROUTS, MEAL, STARCH OR MAL1 EXTRACT, NOT CONTAINING COCOA OR CONTAINING LESS THAN 40 PER CENT BY MASS OF COCOA CALCULATED ON TOTALL) DEFATTED BASIS, NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED; FOOD PREPARATIONS OF GOODS OF HEADINGS 04.01 T( 04.04, NOT CONTAINING COCOA OR CONTAINING LESS THAN 5 PEF CENT BY MASS OF COCOA CALCULATED ON TOTALLY DEFATTED BASIS NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED: Traditional African beer powder as defined in Additional Note 1 to Chapter 19 BEER MADE FROM MALT Traditional African beer as defined in Additional Note 1 to Chapter 22 Other
WINE OF FRESH GRAPES, INCLUDING FORTIFIED WINES; GRAPE MUST, OTHER THAN THAT OF HEADING NO. 20.09 VERMOUTHS AND OTHER WINE OF FRESH GRAPES FLAVOURED WITH PLANTS OR AROMATIC SUBSTANCES Sparkling wine Unfortified wine Fortified wine OTHER FERMENTED BEVERAGES (FOR EXAMPLE, CIDER, PERRY AND MEAD); MIXTURES OF FERMENTED BEVERAGES AND MIXTURES OF FERMENTED
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED: Traditional African beer as defined in Additional Note 1 to Chaater 22
BEVERAGES AND N3N-
RATE OF DUTY
EXCISE
34.7cIkg
7,82c/l
3 073.04 c/l of
absolute alcohol
323.32 c/l 117.10 c/l !32.87 d l
7.82~11
EUSTOMI
34.7c/kg
7.82~11
3 073.04 c/l of
absolute alcohol
323.32 c/l 117.10 c/l 232.87 c/l
7.82~11
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.15
. I 7
.22
.90 104.20
.10
.15
.25
.29
.40
104.30
.10
.20
104.35
.10
.20
Other fermented beverages, unfortified Other fermented beverages, fortified Mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages Other
22.07 UNDENATURED ETHYL ALCOHOL OF AN ALCOHOLIC STRENGTH BY VOLUME OF 80 PER CENT VOLUME OR HIGHER: ETHYL ALCOHOLAND OTHER SPIRITS,
I DENATURED, OF ANY STRENGTH 22.08 I UNDENATURED ETHYL ALCOHOL
OF AN ALCOHOLIC STRENGTH BY VOLUME OF LESS THAN 80 PER CENT VOLUME; SPIRITS, LIQUEURS AND OTHER SPIRITUOUS BEVERAGES: Wine spirits, manufactured by the distillation of wine
I Spirits, manufactured by the distillation of any sugar cane product
distillation of any grain product
Other spirits
Liqueurs and other spirituous beverages
24.02 CIGARS, CHEROOTS, CIGARILLOS AND CIGARETTES, OF TOBACCO OR OF TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes Cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes
24.03 TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED OTHER MANUFACTUREE
TCBACCO SUBSTITUTES; “HOMOGENISED” OR
TOBACCO EXTRACTS AND “RECONSTITUTED” TOBACCO;
1 ESSENCES: 1 Cigarette tobacco and substitutes thereof Pipe tobacco and substitutes thereof
153.74 cll
295.27 cll 153.74 c/l
295.27 cll
4 583.65 cll of
abso1u:e alcohol
4 583.65 cll of
absolute alcohol
4 583.65 cll of
absolute alcohol
4 583.65 cll of
absolute alcohol 4 583.65
cll of absolute alcohol
123 304 c/kg net 226.40
cll 0 igarettes
13 903 clkg
5 832 c/kg net
153.74 cll
295.27 c/l 153.74 c/l
295.27 cll
4 487.65 c/l of
absolute alcollol 4 569.65
c/l of absolute alcohol
4 537.65 cll of
absolute alcohol
4 583.65 cll of
absolute alcohol
4 583.65 cll of
absolute alcohol
. -__
123 304 c/kg net 226.40
c l l 0 zigarettes
13 903
5 832 c/kg net”.
c/kg
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SCHEDULE 3
TRANSITIONAL MJNERAL AND PETROLEUM PROVISIONS
(Section 71)
Definitions
1. For purposes of this Schedule, unless the context otherwise indicates, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No. 28 of 2002), bears the meaning so assigned.
Continuation of payments to State for removal and disposal of minerals or petroleum
2. (1) If a holder of any mining right, production right or mining permit or any prospecting right with a permission to remove and dispose of minerals or petroleum-
(a ) acquired that right or permit upon conversion of an old order right or OP26 right in terms of Schedule I1 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002; and
(b) was immediately before that conversion required to make lease, royalty or similar payments to the State in terms of any conditions imposed pursuant to the laws applicable in respect of that old order right or OP26 right, as consideration for the removal and disposal f minerals or petroleum, or would have been required to make such payments had any minerals or petroleum been removed and disposed of,
that holder must, notwithstanding the repeal of any law in terms of which those conditions were imposed, make payments of that nature to the State to the extent that the mining right, production right, prospecting right or mining permit relates to the same mining or production area as the converted old order right or OP 26 right.
(2) (a ) The Minister of Finance must, in consultation with the Minister, determine the amount of the payments required under subparagraph (1) according to the same practices, formulae and procedures which applied before conversion.
(b) Any provision providing for the payment of any penalties or interest charges for failure to make timely payment of the amounts referred to in subparagraph (I), which was in' effect before conversion, continues to apply in respect of any failure to make timely payment as required under this Schedule.
Authority and responsibility for collection
3. The Minister has the authority and responsibility to collect the payments referred to in paragraph 2.
Commencement and termination
4. (1) This Schedule shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 May 2004. (2) Paragraphs 1 and 2 cease to apply on 1 May 2009.