High Court Judgments 2019-2017

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2018 ​ ​ ​

Date of Delivery ​Parties Involved ​Applicable Legislation ​Keywords
​27 August 2018
Kangra Group (Pty) Ltd ​ Income Tax Act, 1962 ​Income tax; sections 11(a), 23 (g) and 89quat(3); Whether damages paid by the Appellant as a result of breach of contract, after it sold its coal business, is properly deductible in terms of section 11(a), specifically, whether such payment was incurred in the production of income
7 February 2018 Short and another ​Transfer Duty Act, 1949 ​Transfer duty; Sale agreement; Whether the transfer duty payable by the Appellants was in respect of a divisible or indivisible sale agreement




2017 ​ ​ ​

Date of Delivery ​Parties Involved ​Applicable Legislation ​Keywords
27 June 2017 Nondabula VZ ​Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, ​Tax Administration Act, 2011, Income Tax Act, 1962 ​Tax Administration Act; Unlawfulness;
Legality; The Constitution; Income Tax Act; section 96 of the Tax Administration Act
29 May 2017 Pienaar Brothers (Pty) Ltd Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, ​Income Tax Act, 1962, Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2007,
Companies Act, 1973
​Income Tax; Secondary Tax on Companies (STC); Sections 44,
44(9A), 64B  of the Income Tax Act, 1962; Section 34(1)(c) and (2) of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2007; Sections 1(c) and 25(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Section 85 of the Companies Act, 1973; Amalgamations; Rule of Law; Retrospective Legislative Amendments; Constitution
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