Imagine your business takes a visit to the doctor. Now imagine this doctor is an accountant, your business advisor or mentor. How would the visit go and what should you get out of that visit? I have not been to a doctor in a very long time. But, I do remember, from a few visits […]
Taxpayers are required to be fully compliant in all their tax matters by submitting and paying their taxes on time. SARS is within their legal rights to recover monies owed to them by taxpayers. One of the ways they do this is through Section 179 of the Tax Administration Act, which can allow them to […]
Tax evasion is a crime which can see you spend a few of your days in prison. We are talking about a possible 5 years in prison. That is quite serious! When does the 2020 tax season begin? Due to Covid-19, the tax season will be shorter than normal. Normally, the tax season starts around […]
Social media is for strong-hearted users, fun and image sharing? Hang on. Did you know that about 54% of consumers use social media to research products and services? Now, if social media has billions of users, and 54% of consumers use it to research products and services, what is your business doing about it? Do you have a winning social media strategy?
Covid-19 may have caught us unaware, but there are considerations and opportunities post COVID-19 that every business should be talking about right now. What are these and how can you position your business for life after COVID-19?
When running remote meetings, keep your audience engaged. It is also important to dress appropriately and ensure that your body language is on point. Most importantly, understand the basic functions of the technology you will be using for the meetings
Most businesses were not ready to work remotely. As a result, no strategies and plans were in place to manage teams who work from home. What are some of these ways that organisations can apply to manage remote staff effectively?
Our business and some business have been adopting the work from home strategy before the COVID-19 pandemic. But, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced more and more businesses to work remotely. Most, if not all, were not prepared for this and so were not properly set up to support remote working. Several questions/issues arise when discussing […]
Small business COVID-19 survival guide; Some ideas to help your business survive the lockdown & COVID-19 pandemic
We are in uncertain and difficult times. No one really knows what the future holds. Could it be that more and more businesses will move online after the pandemic? Is working from home finally going to be accepted on the South African market?
We do not have all the answers. But, we can only hope for the best or remodel our businesses to suit the current and possible future.
Broadly, the tax relief measures were as follows: 1. The introduction of a tax subsidy to employers of up to R500 per month for the next four months for those private-sector employees earning below R6,500 under the Employment Tax Incentive. This will help over 4 million workers; 2. The South African Revenue Service to accelerate the payment […]