Monthly Archives: September 2016

A nightmare on SARS street: They’re using debt collectors to recover tax

Our two worst nightmares are owing SARS money and being pursued by debt collectors. These nightmares are fusing into one as SARS have contracted debt collectors to recover amounts due to SARS that are older than four years. Why would … Continue reading

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Business rescue: How well is it doing and how can we improve it?

Business Rescue (BR) is one of the cornerstones of the “new” Companies Act. It is generally agreed that the BR section of the Act is based on global best practice and is of a very high standard. Virtually all business … Continue reading

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Due diligence: It’s more than just compliance

We tend to think of due diligence as a boring bit of compliance when buying or selling a business. Often auditors come and hunch over files for a few days or weeks and then give you a report on their … Continue reading

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Be prepared as government takes aim at trusts

“Let me tell you how it will be There’s one for you, nineteen for me ‘Cos I’m the taxman, yeah, I’m the taxman” (The Beatles – ‘Taxman’) For many years government has been hostile to trusts. In the latest draft … Continue reading

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