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23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are you an Entrepreneur or a ‘Wantrepreneur?’ »
Author: Alex Pirouz (Entrepreneur Magazine)  It seems like everyone is calling themselves an entrepreneur these d...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Certain over-65s may now have to pay provisional tax »
Author: Mark Bechard (Business Report) Amendments to the Income Tax Act that took effect on March 1 will af...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Income protection tax change likely to affect your salary, benefits »
Author: Laura du Preez (Personal Finance) Life assurance companies have responded differently to the change in how inc...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make the most of tax-free savings »
Author: Lisa Steyn (Mail and Guardian) Finance houses have moved quickly to offer tax-free products made possible by...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Provisional tax penalties made simpler – and harsher »
Author: Mark Bechard Some of the penalties imposed on provisional taxpayers who fail to meet their obligations have re...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UIF monthly contributions very likely to be substantially reduced on 1 April 2015 »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT Technical) Remember the old proverb "every cloud has a silver lining”? The phrase was a...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
You can run but you cannot hide! »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Technical) SARS’ latest advertisement entitled "Paranoia” portrays a person who has under decl...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 Questions to ask when setting your own salary »
Author: Lisa Girard (Entrepreneur Magazine) Many people become entrepreneurs because they don’t feel they’re getting pa...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five surefire ways to get clients to pay on time »
Author: Rene Lacerte (Entrepreneur) Late payments can be one of the most frustrating parts of owning a business –...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The sun sets on the section 6quin tax rebate »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) In 2011, government introduced a special incentive in the form of a tax credit for withholdin...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The SABC, TV licenses and VAT »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT) "Pay your TV license, it’s the right thing to do.” Most South Africans are very familia...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
More tax relief for small businesses »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT) " Following recommendations of the Davis Committee, a more generous tax regime is propos...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sin taxes hit smokers hard »
Author: Jaco Leuvennink Of all the so-called sin taxes, smokers have been hit hardest. More leniency has however bee...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sin taxes hit smokers hard »
Author: Jaco Leuvennink Of all the so-called sin taxes, smokers have been hit hardest. More leniency has however bee...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement planning opportunities in flux »
Author: BDO The 2015 budget has referred to various changes which will affect retirement planning opportunities...
26 February 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Individuals: How the 2015 Budget Speech affects you »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) From 2013 onwards, there has been major speculation as to an increase in the marginal tax bra...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT unchanged at 14 per cent »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Despite considerable speculation that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene would i...
26 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Less parties, more learning »
Author: Antoinette Slabbert (Moneyweb) Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene tried to apply the brakes on "non-critical” activ...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record keeping - a vital aspect »
Author: Waseema Noormahomed (SAIT) Is record keeping your weakness? Have you been in business for a while but are stru...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten tips for small business owners during tough financial times »
Author: Nwanda Incorporated When the economy is slow, small business owners struggle to survive, many for the first t...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
When only a pound of flesh and not payment is enough »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT) The recent case of Director of Public Prosecutions, Western Cape v Parker (103/14) [2014...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax incentive ‘put 270,000 in jobs’ »
Author: Natasha Marrian (BDlive) The Employment Tax Incentive Act had led to 270 000 people being employed, with 29 00...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Speed up your refund, even if you are being audited »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT) Refunds: a frustrating process You know the story. Company A submits a VAT return to SA...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Securing the right domain name is critical to ultimate business success »
Author: Wayne Diamond (Entrepreneur Magazine) "Location, location, location”. It’s the make or break decision.  W...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cannot pay SARS? There is light at the end of the tunnel! »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) Although you, as a responsible citizen, must pay your dues, there is always a chance that som...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS has reached its limit of effective collection »
Author: Loane Sharp (BDlive) In a new series of TV advertisements called "Paranoia", the South African Revenue Service...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New tax-free savings account a real winner »
Author: Warren Ingram (BDlive) I don't like giving investment tips or predicting what is going to be the best performer...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Debtor financing - a great way to finance your SME in 2015 »
Author: Mazars In current economic conditions, many small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are experiencing on-going...
23 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
8 Daily habits that will make you and your business explosive in 2015 »
Author: Entrepreneur Magazine  The new year is here and most entrepreneurs are looking at how they will rais...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to expect from your tax professional »
Author: Kari Lagler (Iol) In an unforgiving tax environment, with changes to tax legislation lurking around e...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The tax costs of stolen money »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT Technical) The 2014 Crime Statistics were released on the 19th of September 2014 and though...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 9 biggest financial warning signs »
Author: Brian Hamilton  When you’re running a business, the ultimate sign of financial distress is usually runnin...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax incentives to consider in the recruitment process »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Technical) A lot of businesses have solid recruitment strategies in place to ensure that only...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small business owners ‘need support with handling tax affairs’ »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) The cost of regulatory compliance for small businesses and entrepreneurs in SA is "pro...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pensions received by SA residents from SA pension funds for services rendered partly abroad »
Author: Jenny Klein (ENSafrica) Many South Africans spend significant periods of time working outside the country. Due...

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