Following wide consultation, National Treasury and SARS have made some changes and clarifications to the original proposals on introducing a “two pot” retirement system, writes Joon Chong, partner at legal specialist, Webber Wentzel.
Unfair discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy is prohibited under South African law, notes legal firm Webber Wentzel.
Reforms to South Africa's retirement laws could spell a major shake-up in how people access their pension funds if they are not aware of the proposed changes.
A gain on the disposal of crypto assets may be taxed as either revenue or capital, in line with the same income tax rules that apply to the disposal of shares or unit trusts, says Joon Chong, partner at law…
A sharp increase in consumer complaints about online shopping in 2020-21 reflects many retailers’ inability to cope with the surge in demand during the Covid-19 pandemic, notes legal firm Webber Wentzel.
In a recent judgment, South Africa's Labour Court reinstated an employee who had been dismissed for voicing her dissatisfaction with the company’s policy on wearing high-heeled shoes on mining premises.
The Department of Home Affair's altest revision to South Africa's critical skills list will be a massive boon for the country's healthcare sector, says legal firm Webber Wentzel.
Certain legal restrictions apply to drones, which are increasingly being deployed by hobbyists and commercial operators, and the penalties for infringing privacy are severe
Attorneys from Webber Wentzel have unpacked the legal and practical considerations of five key interventions as proposed by the government.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has the powers to appoint third parties to collect outstanding tax debts from a taxpayer’s retirement or salary payments, notes Joon Chong, partner at legal firm Webber Wentzel.