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Avoid penalties, submit tax returns

The closing date for tax return submissions is fast approaching. With 31 October a mere six weeks away, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) is urging companies and individuals [...]

SMME’S: HOW TO AVOID FIRST-YEAR PITFALLS

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are crucial to South Africa’s growth, but many of them fail in the first year of business, says Innovative Accounting Solutions director, Stefani du [...]

GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSALS TO BOOST SMALL BUSINESS ARE POSITIVE, BUT MORE IS NEEDED

“Government needs to show that it is serious about creating an enabling environment for small and medium enterprises (SMMEs) in South Africa, by increasing the R2.1 billion it has [...]

SMMEs: A 2018 BUDGET WISHLIST

While small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) will be keeping a close eye on today’s budget speech, the news is already promising following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden State-of-the-Nation address [...]

Measures to ease pressures on small-business owners

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his State of the Nation Address last week, boosted the hopes of small business owners by promising to create a more conducive environment for them [...]

SARS PENALISES TAX-PAYERS

In a scandal-weary nation such as South Africa, the latest revelations in the Gupta state capture saga, the implication of key South African Revenue Services (SARS) employees, and the [...]

Penny pinching habits for your business

Some of the world’s richest people have penny-pinching habits. Warren Buffet is one of them. He lives in the same house he bought in 1958, which only cost him [...]

Accountants Need to Adapt to Changing Needs of SME’s

As many SME’s move towards cloud accounting, accountants servicing the sector need to remain relevant by becoming more technologically savvy and expanding their offerings to include operational or financial [...]

Three steps to choosing the right tax practitioner

While the introduction of E-filling by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has slightly eased the burden of taxpayers from making mistakes on their annual tax returns, just one [...]

Fiscus opts for hidden taxes to hide tax increases

South Africa has a new ‘sin’ tax on sugar, which can be henceforth expected to automatically rise every year by 6% to 10%, along with tobacco and alcohol duties. [...]

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