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Tax Case Law on Trusts—Chronological Database
In the Bsp Seminars® casebook style. Cases from 1925 to date. A chronological database of all significant SA judgments on the tax law as experienced by trusts, including the latest case reports worthy of being listed.  Presented as a PDF file and delivered by way of an emailed link or an email attachment.
Order details: 2020 edition. 486 pages. 2,759 kb. Order no: nd2002. R1,265, inclusive of Vat at 15%.
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ZebraSmallThe Administration of Estates Act—Case Law
In the Bsp Seminars® casebook style. Fully revised and expanded. Covering 84 cases, from 1947 to date, being ALL of those to be found in SALR, as well as those from SAFLII listed in the Tax Shock, Horror newsletter. Making this publication a unique collection of extracts from ALL the judgments under the Administration of Estates Act, as well as a few from its predecessor statute. Relevant law reproduced with each extract. One-line summary for each case. Judges recorded. Headings added as guide to text. Many Latin terms translated. Presented as a PDF file and delivered by way of an emailed link or an email attachment.
Order details: 2019 edition. 614 pages. 3,473 kb. Order no: nd2000. R1,765, inclusive of Vat at 15%.
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The Bsp Seminars® Subscription Service DatabaseBSPSSBlueSmall
Receive, as a subscriber to the Bsp Seminars® Subscription Service, the Tax Shock, Horror Database monthly by way of download from our website, once the latest Tax Shock, Horror newsletter is published.
Updating the directories of publications with all updated and new publications as these are released, including Acts, Books, Databases, Notes, Regulations, TAW, TSH and the TSH Archive. Includes all back issues of the Tax Shock, Horror newsletter and the Tax Administration Weekly newsletter. All archived material from the Tax Shock, Horror newsletter: Monthly listings – case law, Monthly listings – deceased estate case law, Monthly listings – trust case law, Monthly notebook – words & phrases, Monthly notebook – Archive, TSH thresholds, Monthly cases, TSH monthly notebook contents.
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The SA Common Law on Trusts
– A Thematic DatabasePathTallSmall

In the Bsp Seminars® casebook style. A chronological database of all significant SA judgments on the common law of trusts, including the latest case reports worthy of being listed. Actual, verbatim extracts from the case reports. What make this database special is that common material is identified by standardized inserted headings, each indicating a particular theme. By searching for a string representing any particular heading, you can easily locate everything that has been said about the courts on the theme concerned.
Order details: 2019 edition. 732 pages. 3,976 kb. Order no: nd1900. R1,765, inclusive of Vat at 15%.
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The SA Common Law on Wills
– A Database
In the Bsp Seminars® casebook style. This is a full collection of judgments of the higher courts dealing with wills and succession. What is reproduced here is that part of each judgment supplying the ratio, as well as any other dicta not traversing the facts. What is silently omitted is (a) the introductory part of each judgment, usually devoted to a statement of the facts and circumstances of the particular case, and (usually) (b) that concluding part of each judgment dealing with the order and the award of costs. The intervening portion is reproduced in full, without interruption, save for the ‘theme’ headings shown in bold type, within square parentheses. When, exceedingly rarely, text is omitted, the ellipsis is shown, in the conventional fashion.

Each citation shows the formal SALR citation of the case, where applicable, albeit modernized when necessary, the composition of the bench, the date judgment was handed down, the nature of (unanimous, dissenting, concurring) and, if relevant, the support for each judgment, and the ultimate order handed down (appeal allowed or dismissed). In each instance, the facts of the case and the finding are summarized, in two, italicized sentences, one for the facts, and the other for the finding. When essential for an understanding of a particular ratio, the relevant clauses of the will under consideration are supplied before the ratio.

Presented as a (very large) PDF file and delivered by way of an emailed link or an email attachment.
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2019 edition. 748 pages. 4,348 kb. Order no: nd2001. R1,765, inclusive of Vat at 15%.
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TSHDSmallThe Tax Shock Horror Database
Receive the Tax Shock, Horror Database monthly by way of download from our website, once the latest Tax Shock, Horror newsletter is published.
Just about every public-access document in the tax field that has ever been published in electronic format. Over 22,000 documents, and growing monthly, at about 80-100 files a month. Over 7GB. All files (apart from some old press clippings and files fatally damaged by the Government Printing Works) are accessible and searchable, no matter how originally published.
Order details: ‘TSHD’. R260 per month, inclusive of Vat at 15%.