Monthly Archives: January 2014

Audit and Tax Meetings 2013

With over 50 delegates across both meetings, from 25 member firms, coming from 16 different countries, BKR hosted this year’s EMEA regional Tax and Audit meetings in Amsterdam on Monday 25 November. The presentations can be found in PDF format on the Members Section … Continue reading

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Tax ombud appointed and gearing up to hear your complaints

The position of Tax Ombudsman was created by the Tax Administration Act, Act 28 of 2011.  Retired Judge Bernard Ngoepe was appointed as the first Ombudsman which effectively means the Office of Tax Ombudsman can begin to operate. A website … Continue reading

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New arrivals at Logista

We would like to introduce to you all the first year article clerks who started with us on the 2nd of January 2014. We are pleased to welcome six new ladies and three gentlemen into the Logista family. We are … Continue reading

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Record retention: Plenty to keep track of!

There are many statutory requirements to comply with. Each has its own period for keeping records. We have tried to simplify the most important ones in table format. The following tables (largely adapted from tables obtained from SAICA and from … Continue reading

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Business 101: Less red tape and more incentives for small business?

Johann Rupert recently said he does not know how people start companies, considering, amongst other things, the amount of red tape in South Africa. A recent study found that only 14% of South Africans plan to open a business which … Continue reading

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POPI (The Protection of Personal Information act) – How will it affect you and your business?

Technology has unleashed enormous power which has altered the way we live and do business. It brings with it concentration of data which is easily accessible. When this data affects private information, protections need to be built in. POPI (which … Continue reading

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Debt review might help your staff

With economic times proving to be tough, many people face rising debt. If this debt overwhelms them, it is devastating as they could lose all their assets. If they are working for you, their concentration and productivity will inevitably slip. … Continue reading

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