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Belastingbeplanning: Minder ja, maar nie niks nie

  |   Accounting

Belastingbeplanning is noodsaaklik om te verseker dat jou welverdiende Rande, binne alle wette en regulasies van die Suid-Afrikaanse Inkomstediens en die Inkomstebelastingwet, te rek vir die nabye toekoms maar ook vir jou goue jare.   Dit is ‘n gegewe dat almal iewers belasting sal betaal, ongeag hoe...

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Managerial accounting: The key to making better decisions

  |   Accounting

As a manager of an organisation, there is a great responsibility for decision making. The question lies in how a manager can utilise accounting information to make better decisions. Managerial accounting is a common practice within an organisation where accounting information is identified, measured, analysed,...

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Distributions to beneficiaries of an employee trust

  |   Employee

Binding Private Ruling 330 (“BPR330”) was issued on 3 October 2019 and relates to the tax implications arising from distributions of dividends and other amounts from an employee trust to beneficiaries on the termination of their employment. The taxpayer (a resident trust) was...

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Valuation of trading stock for tax purposes

  |   Tax

On 27 September 2019, just over a year since delivering judgement in another matter with very similar facts, the Supreme Court of Appeal in CSARS v Atlas Copco South Africa (Pty) Ltd (834/2018) [2019] ZASCA 124 gave a judgement on the valuation of trading stock...

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Save for your golden years

  |   Finance News

Saving for retirement can prove to be a very complex task, however, this does not have to be the case. Many people are not making the necessary provisions for retirement. When you start a new job or enter the workforce for the first time, the last thing you think...

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The different VAT supplies

  |   Tax

There are a few instances where VAT is not charged at the standard rate of 15%. In the following newsletter, we distinguished between the different supplies that attract VAT but does not necessarily have the impact of a standard rate supply. Denied Supplies The VAT Act provides for certain expenses where...

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What are bitcoins?

  |   Finance News

1.1 Background to Bitcoin Bitcoin, Ether and Litecoin. These are some of the most prominent cryptocurrencies on the market today. Bitcoin is by far the best-known cryptocurrency due to the substantial increase in the price that was experienced in the past couple of years. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency - a digital asset designed to work as a medium...

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The importance of having a work-life balance

  |   Employee

Having a job and a steady income plays a significant role in any person’s life, as it keeps us afloat and drives us to reach our full professional potential. However, when we have an unhealthy work-life balance, this can all come tumbling down. An employee’s ability to establish and maintain...

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Why is emotional intelligence in the workplace important?

  |   Blog

The term “emotional intelligence” was coined in 1990 by scholars, however, business leaders soon adopted this concept and term and made it their own.   Emotional intelligence definition:   Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a person’s ability to perceive, comprehend and manage their own feelings and emotions. EQ consists of...

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Your payroll administration questions answered

  |   Accounting

As payroll administrators ourselves, we encounter a few frequently asked questions that employers, business owners or those responsible for payroll administration within organisations struggle with.  Below we have a detailed answer for you on these burning questions you are facing.  We hope that you find...

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