What iCann do to stop cybersquatting!

What iCann do to stop cybersquatting!

What iCann do to stop cybersquatting! Like never before, digital channels and offshore server hosting breeds the potential for the abuse of reputable brands. Cybersquatting involves the bad faith registration of domain names by third parties. Cyber-squatters exploit the first-come, first-served domain name registries, a common motive

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Athletes and celebrities’ images are personal brands on which they rely to earn an income via endorsements. Endorsement income often far exceeds salaries paid by respective clubs and countries, by upto 4 times in the case of athletes like Rafa Nadal. The advent

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WHEN CAN THE TAX MAN COME KNOCKING?

WHEN CAN THE TAX MAN COME KNOCKING?

When can the Tax Man come knocking? The collection, assessment or otherwise relating to tax is governed by the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 (“the TAA”). It is in terms of the TAA that the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) is entitled to assess any tax

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Legal Tax Saving Tips

Legal Tax Saving Tips

South Africans are taxed more relative to income and service delivery than in any other jurisdiction on the Planet. Savvy tax planning and mitigation is thus highly rewarding for most high-net-worth individuals. South of the millennium, there was a clear distinction between tax “evasion” and “avoidance”, with

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To disclose or not to disclose offshore assets?

To disclose or not to disclose offshore assets?

Earlier this year, riding on the coat tails of the #PanamaPapers Expose, SARS proudly announced its Special Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) to commence on 1 October 2016. In a typical scare tactic, the media was leveraged to publish various articles including: “You can’t hide your Offshore Assets”

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