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This guide provides a comprehensive analysis of the issue of tax and wage evasion in South Africa. Not only does it build on already existing materials and studies to estimate the impact of illicit financial flows and profit shifting for South Africa and its people, but it unveils the schemes and mechanisms through which such financial flows are taking place.
More specifically, it explains how loopholes in our tax transparency framework allow for these flows to continue and grow unchallenged through gaps in our tax transparency legislation, or through abuses of our lax transfer pricing rules.
In both cases, it proposes both long-term and short-term perspectives on how to close these loopholes both theoretically and through concrete policy proposals.
'Lastly it highlights how tax treaties and trade agreements can contain harmful provisions that erode South Africa's tax sovereignty and why these should be excluded from future negotiations.
|Author:||AIDC Economic Justice Programme|
|Date:||June 5, 2019|