Monthly Archives: March 2015

Logista Stellenbosch – Welcome to our First years and new staff

To be a newcomer at Logista, means that you have the opportunity to be a part of a highly anticipated yearly event that is part of the company’s tradition to welcome the new personnel. Between a lot of laughter and … Continue reading

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Budget Speech Summary

Herewith a short summary of some of the tax proposals announced by the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene in his budget on 25/02/2015.   Personal tax: Individuals (See Schedule A)     Lowest tax rate of 18% applicable on taxable … Continue reading

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Treasury Tax free savings accounts launching 1 March:  A good deal?

The Treasury department has been encouraging individuals to save more for several years and is following up on this by launching tax free savings accounts (TFSAs) on 1 March this year. How will it work? It is for individuals and … Continue reading

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PAIA: Remember the December deadline.

Certain Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises were given until the end of 2015 to submit a PAIA manual in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act. This is a reminder not to forget to submit the manual to the … Continue reading

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Retirement reforms postponed: What you should do now.  

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Cyber crime: Beware the new database hijacking threat!

We have warned before on the continuing rise in cyber crime (see for example November 2014’s CA(SA)DotNews) and it is now taking on a particularly sinister turn. Recent media reports refer to organised crime syndicates hijacking companies’ databases and demanding … Continue reading

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Class Action Litigation: The door opens.

Class action suits are seen as a way to give poorer communities access to justice by making it relatively easy and cost effective to sue large companies and government. The United States makes extensive use of class action suits. Here … Continue reading

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