TAX BREAKS NO. 413 JUNE 2020 EDITION

ON 4 MAY 2020, the Minister of Finance issued a telling directive in Government Gaze_e No. 43266, in terms of which “services required to comply with an obligation imposed by or to exercise a right in terms of a tax Act” are expressly included within the ambit of “essential financial services”. In simple terms, the directive confirms that tax practitioners and other providers that offer these services can operate as normal.