2021 Solving the Expat Tax Conundrum: Cease Tax Residency – The New Process Post-Formal Emigration (Part 2) - 2021


Date: Sep 14, 2021 - Sep 14, 2021

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Hugo van Zyl

The expat tax conundrum facing all South African ID book or smart cardholders is debugged in this three-part series aimed at the South African expat, tax non-resident and their tax and financial advisers.

Solving the Expat Tax Conundrum: Cease Tax Residency – The New Process Post-Formal Emigration (Part 2) - 2021

Overview

The expat tax conundrum facing all South African ID book or smart cardholders is debugged in this three-part series aimed at the South African expat, tax non-resident and their tax and financial advisers. Expats (being South Africans and individuals in possession of a South African ID document not living in the country) are left confused. Home affairs cancelled their passports, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) blocked their right to transfer ZA Rands (ZAR) abroad and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) threatens them with common reporting standards (CRS) and expat tax.

Cease Tax Residency – The New Process Post-Formal Emigration (Part 2) – 14 September 2021

    • Pre-emigration planning and options:
      • Should I retain my South African trust or ask the family to remove me?
    • Ordinarily resident test vs. tax treaty:
      • The risk of tax treaty-based position.
      • May I visit South Africa in the next five years?
    • How and when should I notify SARS, SARB and my bankers:
      • Should I bother notifying the bankers?
    • How and when can I encash my retirement funds?
    • ITR12 filing for the non-resident taxpayer.
    • Collation of the supporting documentation.
    • Exit tax – section 9H calculations.
    • Post-tax emigration – what now? SARS vs SARB.
    • Capital gains tax on a future disposal of South African situs assets.
    • My estate duty exposure on SA situs assets vs worldwide assets:
      • Death duty treaties, USA, and UK.

Who should attend?

Tax advisors, financial planners, tax lawyers, persons interested in emigrating, persons who have family who have emigrated.


Presenter

Hugo van Zyl, Master Tax Practitioner (SA) TEP CA(SA)

Based in Cape Town, Hugo runs his own private tax practice as well as a joint venture tax and formal emigration business.

Hugo emigrated his first client in May 1993, two months after the Chris Hani murder, and since then he has lectured SA expats, SA capital gains tax and income tax in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mauritius, as well as locally throughout South Africa. Since 1993, Hugo has assisted several expats, Saffas and global citizens in entering and exiting South Africa, not only from a tax perspective but also as a cross-border exchange control and multi-jurisdictional trust and estate specialist.

In 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2019, Hugo was an active tax specialist and fiduciary panellist at the Tax Indaba. In 2020, he was a guest speaker at national AGM of the Fiduciary institute of South Africa. He has presented webinars for both the South African Institute of Taxation (SAIT) and The Tax Faculty and a country-wide roadshow on the then new section 7C tax rules.

Hugo is not only a PBO/NGO specialist providing tax and practical advice; he also spent many years as national treasurer for both the Association of Round Tables (ARTSA as it was then known) and Chaine des Rôtisseurs Afrique de Sud (www.chaine.co.za).

Hugo is known by his international Twitter handle, @wegkaner.


CPD

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Event Pricing

This does not form part of the 2021 CPD subscription packages.

Other member: R475.00

Company price: R950.00


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