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21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to create a logo »
Author: Entrepreneur Magazine Think of McDonald’s golden arches or the Nike swoosh - these two impressive logos e...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How bureaucrats are killing small business »
Author: Nazmeera Moola (Investec Asset Management) Simplifying tax regulations and company registration proc...
21 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Don’t be afraid of SARS if you’ve done all you can to comply »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT Technical) It’s not everyday that a court case captures the public’s imagination but the ju...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stuck? 5 ways entrepreneurs can gain a fresh perspective »
Author: Steve Sponseller (Entrepreneur Magazine)  Innovation is important to entrepreneurs, whether they are start...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The relevant problems associated with supporting documents »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT Technical) In the course of carrying out its mandate of assessing and collecting taxes owe...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 10 most reliable ways to fund a startup »
Author: Martin Zwilling (Entrepreneur Magazine)  One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepren...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 5 things every entrepreneur should stop doing »
Author: Sujan Patel ( Entrepreneur Magazine)  Despite the "hero status” that many successful entrepreneurs get, i...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small business owners can take a sigh of relief »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Acting Head of Tax Technical)    The Income Tax Act in its current form provides a...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Audited – Not again!! »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT Technical Executive: Tax Law & Policy) On a weekly basis we hear complaints from taxpaye...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New SARS head receives thumbs up from tax industry »
Author: Evan Pickworth (BDlive) President Jacob Zuma’s choice of Thomas Moyane as Commissioner of the South African Re...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New judgment rules that property owners are not liable to pay for rates and taxes incurred »
Authors: Andrew Bembridge, Len Vorster and Fritz Schulz (ENSafrica) New judgment rules that property owners are not l...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farmers are out of the woods (or at least for a year) »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Acting Head of Tax Technical) Earlier this year, most farmers experienced quite a shock when...
23 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accommodation provided to employees »
Author: David Honeyball (Grant Thornton) Some employers provide residential accommodation for their employees, especial...
25 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do you really need a tax advisor? »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT Technical) " Why tip someone for a job I’m capable of doing myself? I can deliver foo...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How do I make a good first impression with my clients? »
Author: Marc Pillay (Entrepreneur Magazine)  Everyone makes mistakes. Fortunately, however, they can be rectified...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eight essentials to start your business with little to no capital »
Author: Jonathan Long (Entrepreneur Magazine)  If your idea and plan of execution aren’t well thought out fr...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to avoid three common budget pitfalls »
Author: Mike Sowinski (Entrepreneur Magazine)  Let me guess: Your profit and loss (P/L) statement has been in the...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax committee should look at wastage of public funds »
Author: Pietman Roos (South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Over the past year the Davis Tax Committee (DTC)...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Donating to Public Benefit Organisations »
Author: BDO South Africa Public benefit organisations (‘PBOs') provide invaluable healthcare, education, poverty allevi...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Refundable compliance rebate – revision of small business corporation tax relief »
Authors: Nicole Paulsen and Gigi Nyanin (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 17 July 2014, the National Treasury released the dr...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do you have tax skeletons in your closet? »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Technical) For most tax professionals, standing at a braai and explaining what one’s professi...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Challenges in disposing of stock »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT Technical) Introduction Most business owners have the habit of ‘consuming’ some of their...
23 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What research and development tax incentives mean for your business »
Author: Anye Jansen van Rensburg (Schoeman Tshaka Attorneys) The South African Government is aware that South Afr...
16 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS confiscates about R100m at Lanseria »
Author: SAPA The SA Revenue Service confiscated $9.3m (about R100m) at Lanseria Airport, northwest of Johannesburg, from...
22 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why your client deducts PAYE from the fee your one-man company charges for services rendered »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT Technical) You’ve had it with the corporate world: the gossip, the office politics and bur...
22 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nine things to know about tax free savings »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht This article originally appeared on Moneyweb   1) What is a tax-free savings...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capital Gains Tax, Savings, Inflation and how they impact you »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Consider the following example: A taxpayer bought shares for R100 000 on 1...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth wage subsidy – a delicate balancing act for your business »
Author: Talita Laubscher (Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group) The Employment Tax Incentives Act (EITA) was signed into law...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to ensure that your VAT refund is released as quickly as possible »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Acting Head of Tax Technical) For start-up and small businesses with a lack of collateral, a...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed amendments to the public benefit organisation provisions »
Author: Webber Wentzel Currently, Public Benefit Organisations (PBOs) are obliged to distribute or incur an obligation...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What does an audit report mean? »
Author: Aucamp Scholtz Lubbe  When performing an audit, the goal is to enable the auditor to form and express...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to manage your email inbox »
Author: Tracey Foulkes (Entrepreneur Magazine) Most people receive around 120 emails a day, and many of them are r...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How do I market my business cheaply? »
Author: Howard Fox (Originally published on Entrepreneur Magazine) Question: I have a "full service” (no additional...
20 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Essential characteristics of successful entrepreneurs »
Author: James Stephenson (Entrepreneur Magazine) Regardless of your definition of success, there are, oddly enough...
06 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farmers can expect prices of goods used for agricultural purposes to increase by 14 per cent »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Acting Head of Technical) A farmer is always at the mercy of external elements. If it is not a...

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