In terms of a notice published today in Government Gazette No. 17290, the provisions relating to the zero-rating of betting and gambling in the Value-Added Tax Acts of the former Republics of Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei are withdrawn with effect from 1 October 1996. The standard rate of VAT, namely 14 per cent, will apply to such services as from that date.
The Commissioner for Inland Revenue
P O Box 402
Ms K R Seidel
Tel: (012) 315-5336
Fax: (012) 325-6006