Overview:The Taxpayer is a South African niche publishing house specialised in the field of taxation.
Our ethos is to publish works that provide readers with knowledge and understanding rather than information, and with ideas rather than facts.
Our main publications are the following:
The Taxpayer, since 1952 South Africa’s oldest tax journal, published monthly, and edited by four practitioners who are all active in the field of tax law:
the Honourable Mr Justice Dennis Davis B Com LLB M Phil LLD (hc) Judge of the High Court of South Africa
Trevor Emslie SC, BA LLB B Com (Hons) (Taxation) MBA Advocate of the High Court of South Africa
Joe van Dorsten BA LLB LLM MBA PG Dip Tax Law Advocate of the High Court of South Africa
Peter Dachs BA LLB LLM PG Dip Tax Law Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
The Taxpayer aims to be the journal no South African tax professional can afford not to read.
Meyerowitz on Income Tax, since 1962 a leading commentary on income tax, subscribers to which receive the consolidated Income Tax Act annotated with references to the commentary and all Double Taxation Agreements.
Meyerowitz on VAT, since 1991 a leading commentary on value-added tax, including the consolidated Value-Added Tax Act and Rulings.
Income Tax Cases & Materials by Emslie and Davis, since 1994 South Africa's leading sourcebook of income tax cases, currently in its third edition and updated with a 2008 supplement.