Howmera Parak

Director

Howmera Parak is a Director in our Tax & Exchange Control practice specialising in corporate and international tax, exchange control and tax controversy.

Howmera Parak

About Howmera

About Howmera

Howmera began her career in 2010. She practiced as an Associate and Senior Associate at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. (ENSafrica) until 2017 and thereafter practiced in leading international law firm, Baker McKenzie until 2019. Howmera joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director in 2020.

Credentials

Credentials

Education

  • LLB, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Admitted as an Attorney: 2012
  • Enrolled with the Legal Practice Council

About Howmera

Howmera began her career in 2010. She practiced as an Associate and Senior Associate at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. (ENSafrica) until 2017 and thereafter practiced in leading international law firm, Baker McKenzie until 2019. Howmera joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director in 2020.

Credentials

Education

  • LLB, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Admitted as an Attorney: 2012
  • Enrolled with the Legal Practice Council

News

The High Court <em>“waives”</em> goodbye to an application for a waiver of minimum distribution requirements for public benefit organisations
Tax & Exchange Control

The High Court “waives” goodbye to an application for a waiver of minimum distribution requirements for public benefit organisations

In the recent case of Tomson N.O and Others v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service and Another (33918/2021) ZAGPPHC 359 (24 April 2023) the Pretoria High Court heard...

Reviewing a SARS assessment in the High Court: Only if the High Court says so
Tax & Exchange Control

Reviewing a SARS assessment in the High Court: Only if the High Court says so

In the recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment in Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service v Rappa Resources (Pty) Ltd (Case no 1205/2021) ZASCA 28, the South African...

Amendments in relation to purported loopholes in foreign capital participation exemption
Tax & Exchange Control

Amendments in relation to purported loopholes in foreign capital participation exemption

Like many countries South Africa has a “ participation exemption ” which exempts returns in the form of both foreign dividends or foreign capital realised by South African residents,...

Closing a targeted scheme abusing the tax implications inherent to contributed tax capital
Tax & Exchange Control

Closing a targeted scheme abusing the tax implications inherent to contributed tax capital

The “ contributed tax capital ” (CTC) of a company is a notional tax concept that denotes an amount derived from the value of any contribution (typically a subscription price) made...

Restraints on your returns: A recent Tax Court judgment on restraint of trade payments

Restraints on your returns: A recent Tax Court judgment on restraint of trade payments

At their inception, most businesses have nothing but their names on their back and a bit of property to kickstart their operations. As employees join the business and begin contributing...

Market recognition

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021-2023 recommended Howmera for Tax.

Market recognition

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021-2023 recommended Howmera for Tax.