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VAT Taxpayers: New Relief on Correcting Tax Invoices

There has been an anomaly in VAT law which new legislation has now largely resolved. The problem with the old position  It has always been simple to correct calculable errors in tax invoices, such as price. A VAT debit or … Continue reading

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How to Improve Risk Management in Your Business

Risk management has become increasingly popular in the past twenty years. It is also a corner stone of good governance. Despite this increased focus, businesses are still being blindsided by events which result in high costs being incurred. Potential problems … Continue reading

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Budget 2019: Credibility Restored?

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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Your Selection of Budget 2019 Tax Calculators

“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women” (Anon) How long will you work for the taxman today? Input your salary into the 2019 Tax Clock calculator and find out how many hours you … Continue reading

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What does Budget 2019 mean for you?

The following proposed tax changes were announced Income tax rates are left unchanged. The primary rebate was marginally increased but the overall effect of this is that individuals will pay R12.8 billion more in tax – the so called “bracket … Continue reading

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Budget 2019: Your Tips for Tito

On 20th February the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, will make his budget speech. Traditionally, the Minister asks the public what they would like to see in the budget and this year Treasury has specifically asked South Africans to send … Continue reading

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Does “The Company” Still Have A Role To Play?

Concepts the West has taken for granted are now being openly questioned, such as, is liberalism bad, is capitalism flawed, and does the company deliver what it set out to do? These are valid questions and we should re-evaluate these … Continue reading

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POPIA is Now Imminent: Don’t Underestimate the Work Involved

With the release of final Regulations for the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”, often referred to as “POPI”), the Act’s commencement has become imminent. Once this happens, business will have a twelve month grace period to prepare, but don’t … Continue reading

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Directors: The Potential Liabilities You Face When Issuing Shares

In the life cycle of your company there will be times when you need to recapitalise the business. When would you need to issue shares? A basic requirement of the Companies Act (the Act) is that the company remain a … Continue reading

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AI and the Changing Face of Jobs: Good News if We React Now

“Artificial Intelligence is a tool, not a threat” (Rodney Brooks, Roboticist) There has been fear that the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots will considerably reduce the work force. New research concludes that there will be winners and losers … Continue reading

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