Is Your Organisation Paying Women What They Are Worth?

Women tend to have higher levels of emotional intelligence and empathy compared to their male counterparts, and often promote delivery of soft benefits that may be overlooked in a purely commercial approach to business. Although these are essential to sustainability and human development, especially in Africa.

Beware: failing to file tax returns is a criminal offence

Failing to submit a tax return can result in a criminal record for non-compliant taxpayers. Last month the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published the names of 10 offenders who failed to submit their returns and who now have criminal records. SARS has always been able to do this in terms of the law, but […]

South Africans are emigrating abroad in record high numbers

According to experts operating within the field of emigration, South Africans are expected to break emigration records in 2018. Speaking to 702 Talk Radio, the manager at Financial Emigration, Jonty Leon, discussed the sharp spike in the number of South Africans looking to relocate abroad.

Treasury proposes tax change on collective investments

One of the reasons collective investment schemes, such as unit trusts, are so popular among individual investors is that buying and selling underlying assets is not subject to capital gains tax (CGT). The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), published earlier this month, includes an amendment that may change this.

Dispute Frustrations – SARS suffers Motion sickness

A trend of increased delays and frustration with the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS’) dispute resolution process, are becoming apparent among taxpayers and tax practitioners alike.