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  • Jun 24 2021
How to close a business in South Africa

Who should be reading this article?  Anyone whose business is no longer trading and wishes to wind it down Anyone…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Timely Financial Reporting/Financial Statements preparation

Financial statements are intended to meet the needs of decision-makers as well as providing useful information to shareholders.  As a…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Credit notes under scrutiny, are you complying?

What we have seen now is increased scrutiny of credit notes for compliance with the VAT Act. The main challenge…

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  • Jun 4 2021
How to hold SARS accountable

The office of the Tax Ombud was established to act as a bridging gap between SARS and the taxpayer. But,…

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  • Jun 4 2021
How to best qualify for a bond

Are you planning to buy a home, whether as a primary residency or as an investment? Buying a house can…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Are you ready to exit from your business?

Some people go into business with the aim of building a good business then sell it. Others spend years building…

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  • Jun 4 2021
How to avoid or reduce the risk of a SARS audit

By now we all know that SARS is looking to raise more tax revenue to make up for revenue collection…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Owing SARS, what are your options?

If you follow my posts, you would have come across one of my articles that dealt with the approach SARS…

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  • Jun 4 2021
How to guard yourself against being sued by SARS

Since April 2018, SARS has been cracking down on non-complying taxpayers in filing their tax return. Since April, SARS has successfully prosecuted…

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  • Jun 4 2021
6 Key factors to consider when choosing an accounting software or a business App

It goes without saying, there are thousands of software and Business Apps available on the market and on the internet.…

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  • Jun 4 2021
How to pay for your house (bond) quicker

Do you want to know how to get fewer years to pay off your first property or how to pay…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Why accountants should see themselves as doctors to their clients

Imagine your business takes a visit to the doctor. Now imagine this doctor is an accountant, your business advisor or…

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  • Jun 4 2021
How do you run effective remote meetings?

Send an agenda in advance to all who will be taking part in the meeting. Take time to prepare for…

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  • Jun 4 2021
What happens if you do not pay VAT on time?

Introduction:  The past few months and weeks have been difficult for businesses in terms of cash flow management. This is…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Your personal data-room

Your personal data room is a place where you keep all your important documents, whether online or in a physical…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Is SARS always right? What if I do not agree with their assessments?

Many of us see SARS as that horrible master who just wants to take our money at every opportunity possible,…

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  • Jun 4 2021
Why do Small businesses fail?

According to statics, 50% of small businesses fail within 24 months of launch. According to research and report by the…

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  • Jun 4 2021
What does a SARS completion/verification letter mean?

What is a verification:  Being selected for an audit and verification are two different processes. With a verification, SARS is…

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  • May 30 2021
What you need to know if you are earning foreign income

Key takeaway points:   1. Before 1 March 2020, all foreign income (as defined) was exempt 2. After 1 March…

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  • Jan 10 2021
What are and how will the new WhatsApp terms and conditions affect you or your business?

New WhatsApp terms and conditions will come into effect on 8 February this year. Before you click on “Accept” let…

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  • Nov 28 2020
Can you take money out of South Africa?

Some questions you may have about getting money out of South Africa may include: What are the tax implications of…

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  • Nov 28 2020
Is there VAT on residential property?

Can you charge VAT on residential property? Let’s get straight into it. There is no VAT on residential property. This…

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  • Nov 7 2020
Why accountants should see themselves as doctors to their clients

Imagine your business takes a visit to the doctor. Now imagine this doctor is an accountant, your business advisor or…

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  • Oct 4 2020
I received a final letter of demand from SARS. I can’t pay them, what must I do?

Taxpayers are required to be fully compliant in all their tax matters by submitting and paying their taxes on time.…

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  • Sep 9 2020
BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS :

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY?  Blockchain technology was initially developed by a person or group of people who called themselves Satoshi…

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  • Aug 30 2020
HEADSPACE – DO YOU HAVE TIME TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS?

This could be the number one reason why we can’t grow our business, we don’t have time to grow our…

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  • Aug 23 2020
Can technology give businesses a strategic competitive advantage?

The world is changing and technology is slowly taking over. Does technology give you a competitive edge over other businesses?…

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  • Aug 2 2020
Can I deduct home office expenses?

These days the work culture has changed. Since lockdown was introduced. Some companies had to close shop and some employees…

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  • Aug 2 2020
Is rental income taxable in South Africa?

What is rental income?  Rental income arises when one rents out a portion of their home or when they entirely…

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  • Jul 26 2020
When can I submit my SARS tax return?

Tax evasion is a crime which can see you spend a few of your days in prison. We are talking…

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  • Jul 25 2020
The Forward-looking Accountant

Technology is taking over some routine tax and accounting tasks. This means accountants now need to make the move to…

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