The tax litigation team represents clients in many sectors in disputes against the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), principally relating to disputes arising from income tax, VAT and PAYE assessments. We advise clients lodging objections, noting and prosecuting appeals, and pursuing 'alternative dispute resolution' (under the Income Tax Act, 1962). Where feasible and appropriate, we engage in settlement negotiations with SARS.
We advise clients in relation to claims arising out of:
Our clients benefit enormously from the close relationship between the Dispute Resolution and Corporate Tax Practices. We work together on litigious tax matters, ensuring that the teams' technical and strategic expertise is effortlessly combined to achieve the best possible results for our clients.