Monthly Archives: June 2015

More and higher taxes in the offing – The Davis Tax Committee’s interim report sets the scene

“Taxes are the price we pay for civilized society”  (Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr) The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) was appointed in 2013 by then-Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to investigate “our tax policy framework and its role in supporting the objectives … Continue reading

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Logista Stellenbosch: Paintball day

For this day we have all been waiting for… the day we replaced our shirts and formal shoes for our battlefield clothes on the paintball grounds. Some were scared, dressed up with layers of clothing, others were brave auditors dressed … Continue reading

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Logista Stellenbosch: Tekkie Tax

On the 29th of May, the staff of Logista took part in the annual event known as Tekkie Tax. Tekkie Tax annually takes place on the last Friday of May. For the past few years the staff of Logista has … Continue reading

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Load shedding and your employees

Note:  Our labour laws are complex and the penalties for getting them wrong are serious – what is set out below is of necessity just an overview of the legal situation so take full advice on your particular circumstances. We … Continue reading

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Updates – UIF, BEE, SARS and Cyber Crime

Some timely updates on topics we have covered previously: Canned: The UIF Tax Holiday In his February Budget speech, the Minister of Finance announced a one year reduction in UIF (Unemployment Insurance Fund) payments from a monthly maximum of R148.92 … Continue reading

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A perfect storm brewing for our economy?  EL Nino is coming back

“Forewarned is forearmed” (wise old proverb) Recent research has quantified the impact El Nino has on the global economy. In some parts of the world (for example U.S.A.) it has positive effects on the economy. In other parts it reduces … Continue reading

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Load shedding and your employees

Note:  Our labour laws are complex and the penalties for getting them wrong are serious – what is set out below is of necessity just an overview of the legal situation so take full advice on your particular circumstances.  We … Continue reading

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