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August 27, 2020

How Chaos Sparks Business Innovation

“All great changes are preceded by chaos. The disruption we see in the world is the prelude to emergence.” (Deepak Chopra) The greatest innovation is created […]
August 27, 2020

Tax Incentives to Invest in Small Business: The Clock is Ticking

“Creating an environment in which SMMEs can thrive is inextricably linked to creating conditions in which all businesses can thrive.” (National Treasury, 2019 Economic Strategy document) […]
August 27, 2020

Tips and Ideas to Retain Your Best Staff and Skills During COVID-19

Small businesses across South Africa face the challenge of keeping their best staff and skills during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that they can survive these […]
August 27, 2020

Six Important Business Lessons From The Coronavirus Pandemic

“Given the nature of the crisis, all hands should be on deck, all available tools should be used” (Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank) […]
August 27, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for September 2020

1 September – Starting date for online filing 1 September – Branch filing – Taxpayers who cannot file electronically 1 September – Start date – Provisional […]
July 30, 2020

Employees Working from Home: What Tax Deductions Can You Claim?

“We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, […]
July 30, 2020

Protecting your Company’s Reputation When Staff Work from Home

“It takes a lifetime to build a good reputation, but you can lose it in a minute” (Will Rogers) Whilst many employees enjoy working from home, […]
July 30, 2020

What Happens if your Driver’s Licence Expires During the Pandemic and You Have an Accident?

Driving licence test centres were closed during the lockdown and even prior to that centres were running behind in renewing driver’s licences and testing first time […]
July 30, 2020

POPIA (The Protection of Personal Information Act) is Now Law and the Clock is Ticking

Globally, governments are responding to the vast amounts of information flooding into the public domain due to the growth in companies like Amazon, Facebook and Twitter. […]
July 30, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for August 2020

7 August – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 25 August – VAT manual submissions and payments 28 August – Excise Duty payments 31 August – VAT […]
June 29, 2020

Tax Season 2020 will be Easier Thanks to SARS’ New Approach!

“Death, taxes, and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them” (Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind)  This year’s tax season will unfold in […]
June 29, 2020

Giving is Good – Just Know Who You are Giving To

There is usually an upsurge in giving when there is a severe crisis. COVID-19 is no exception – witness the outpouring of help for vulnerable people […]
June 29, 2020

Who will Emerge as Winners and Losers in the Post Covid-19 Marketplace?

Many trends that emerged in the lockdown period will almost certainly continue post Covid-19. Technology, for example, has received a huge boost with products like Zoom […]
June 29, 2020

Fraudsters are Everywhere: Cybercrime up 667% since Lockdown

There has been a surge in internet scams over the past three months – from malware, phishing and ransomware to obtaining your log-in details. Take extra […]
June 29, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for July 2020

7 July – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 24 July – VAT manual submissions and payments 30 July – Excise Duty payments 31 July – VAT […]
May 26, 2020

Technology, COVID-19 and How the World Will Change

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen” (Vladimir Lenin, who would have known!) In a recent seminar, the President of […]
May 26, 2020

Tax Freedom Day: How Many Days Did You Work for The Taxman in 2020?

“I Have Bad News and – No, Actually I Just Have Bad News” (Rick Riordan) In the current year it has taken the average South African […]
May 26, 2020

Life Made Easier (and Safer) For Non-eFilers

When SARS have requested documentation from taxpayers who do not use eFiling, the taxpayers have had to take these documents into a SARS Branch. Now SARS […]
May 26, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for June 2020

5 June – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 25 June – VAT manual submissions and payments 28 June – Excise Duty payments 30 June – VAT […]
April 29, 2020

COVID-19 and Directors: Your Duties and Liabilities in the Coronavirus Crisis

There are significant obligations placed on directors by the Companies Act and personal and criminal liabilities if they fail to meet these obligations. As a director […]
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