Monthly Archives: January 2018

Sugar Tax: Is It Good For Us?

“This feels like a victory for Britain’s children” (celebrity chef Jamie Oliver commenting on news that a sugary drinks levy will be introduced in the UK in 2018)  Tax increases are on the way and Treasury has signalled that a … Continue reading

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Bitcoin: Is A Bubble Driving Up The Price?

“A bubble is an economic cycle characterized by rapid escalation of asset prices followed by — a massive selloff.” (Investopedia definition)  You come home from work one day and see your next door neighbour off-loading an expensive flat-screen T.V. He tells you … Continue reading

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How Efficient is SARS Globally?

A recent World Bank and Price Waterhouse Coopers survey, amongst other things, ranks companies in 190 countries in terms of time taken to prepare and file tax returns. South Africa performs above average against its global peers. We improved by … Continue reading

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Directors: Watch Your Liquidity and Solvency!

Nothing is more demoralising than running into financial difficulties. Suddenly all your energies are focussed on survival rather than growing the business. The fun goes out of the organisation, rumours of retrenchment flourish and if management aren’t careful, the rumours … Continue reading

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