The property company will be a registered company and subject to taxation at the prevailing company tax rate. Tax paid will be deducted from any funds before distribution to investors.
Dividends paid by companies to individuals are subject to dividends tax at a rate of 20%. These taxes will be withheld by EasyProperties and paid to SARS on the investor’s behalf. Dividends that have been subject to dividends tax will not be subject to further taxes in the hands of investors. Investors should seek independent tax advice if required.