Jerome  Brink

Jerome Brink

Director

Jerome Brink is a Director in our Tax & Exchange Control practice. He specialises in corporate tax and provides tax and exchange control advice on all aspects of business related activities, including financing, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, disposals and acquisitions, empowerment transactions, share incentive schemes and other commercial transactions. Jerome also advises clients on international tax, employees’ tax (PAYE), value-added tax (VAT), trusts, and tax dispute resolution.

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Jerome began his career in 2012 as a Candidate Attorney in the Tax Department at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. (ENSafrica) where he was appointed as a tax Associate in 2014. Jerome joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as an Associate in the Tax and Exchange Control practice in 2016 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2018. In 2020, Jerome was promoted to Director.

  • Corporate tax, indirect tax and exchange control advisory
  • Group reorganisations and restructuring
  • Funding and financial services
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Disposals and acquisitions
  • Empowerment transactions
  • General commercial transactions
  • Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) applications
  • Employee Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee benefits and general employees’ tax advice
  • Taxation of trusts
  • Tax dispute resolution / tax controversy
  • Responding to SARS queries and managing SARS audit process
  • Drafting objections and appeals
  • Representing and assisting clients in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings and tax litigation.
  • Assistance with submissions to National Treasury in respect of amendments to legislation

Education

  • BCom, Rhodes University
  • LLB, Rhodes University
  • LLM (Tax Law) cum laude, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Certificate of Competence in Advanced Company Law I and II, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Year of Admission as an Attorney: 2014
  • Enrolled with the Legal Practice Council
Smile FM - Constitutional Court - Landmark Clicks case with SARS
13 June 2021 Tax & Exchange Control

Smile FM - Constitutional Court - Landmark Clicks case with SARS

Jerome Brink, Director in the Tax and Exchange Control practice joined Smile FM, to discuss the landmark Constitutional Court ruling of an appeal by Clicks Retailers against a refusal by SARS to approve an allowance claimed by Clicks in terms of section 24C of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962.

Cape Talk - Landmark ruling Clicks Retailers and SARS - Section 24C of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962
10 June 2021 Tax & Exchange Control

Cape Talk - Landmark ruling Clicks Retailers and SARS - Section 24C of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

Jerome Brink, Director in the Tax and Exchange Control practice joined Cape Talk, to discuss the landmark Constitutional Court ruling of an appeal by Clicks Retailers against a refusal by SARS to approve an allowance claimed by Clicks in terms of section 24C of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962. He unpacks the case and explains the implications for other retailers.

Jerome Brink discusses sugar tax
12 March 2018 Tax & Exchange Control

Jerome Brink discusses sugar tax

Senior Associate in Tax & Exchange Control, Jerome Brink, was recently interviewed by Cape Talk's John Maytham. During his interview he discussed sugar tax, which will come into effect on 1 April.

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