Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962)
Regulations in terms of section 12T(8) of the Income Tax Act, 1962, on the requirements for Tax Free Investment
SINCE government wishes to address the low level of household savings in South Africa.
AND SINCE government is desirous of allowing providers of financial products to market financial products in a manner that creates a partnership between government and those providers of financial products to encourage household savings.
THEREFORE section 12T of the Income Tax Act, 1962, and these regulations are enacted to enable providers of financial products to provide financial products that are simple to understand; that are offered in a transparent manner; carry fees and charges that are reasonable; and that are suitable for those persons who are not necessarily expert investors.
BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by Regulation, as follows—