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The ‘No Fireworks’ Budget Speech Of 2022

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Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s maiden Budget Speech of 2022 was themed “keeping money in the pockets of South Africans”. In essence, the budget speech boils down to making good use of small gains. Treasury has done what it can to create an environment conducive to returning business confidence and investment, and the Cabinet is hoping…

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Accountant vs Bookkeeper: What does my business need?

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As a business owner starting an enterprise, you tend to manage all aspects of your new venture, including the finances. But as the company grows, you find yourself in need of assistance with various accounting tasks. Employing the services of a financial professional for your company is vital; however, do you need an accountant or…

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The value of choosing a knowledgeable tax consultation partner

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Having to contend with complicated tax paperwork is not what most business owners would describe as their favourite pastime. However, getting your tax submissions done correctly and efficiently by a tax consultation partner can significantly impact your company’s success. Rather than neglecting this aspect, businesses will greatly benefit from appointing a competent and expert tax…

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Trustees and Directors Fiduciary Duties (3 minute read)

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As a newly appointed company director or trustee here’s what you need to know! Overview: The Duties, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Directors and Trustees in South Africa Being appointed as a trustee or a company director in South Africa carries many obligations and legal responsibilities. Failure to uphold the regulations that govern directorship and trusteeship…

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Family, Business and Death: What Happens When a Business Owner Dies

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You probably expect your business to provide for your family when you die—but don’t think that “leaving everything” to your family guarantees their financial security. Lets discuss what really happens when a business owner dies. Fact: a simple misstep now could see your loved ones and your business stranded when you pass. That’s because the…

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Why Estate Planning is Essential

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Many people think that a last will and testament ensures that your final wishes will be carried out— only to have their loved ones pay the price for ineffective estate planning. If you own a business or shares, especially, estate planning is crucial! Without it, your will could be inexecutable, leaving your dependants and enterprise…

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The Significance of Internal Control Accounting Systems

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When comparing accounting providers, you may see “internal control” listed as a service and wonder what the significance of this deliverable is. The term internal control is used for accounting systems that can add tremendous benefit to your business. How Internal Controls Improve Auditing Procedures, Financial Integrity and Operational Efficiency There are numerous advantages of…

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SARS Tax Season 2020 Updates: What You Need to Know

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Tax Season 2020: Important Notes For Personal Income Tax and Company Income Tax Taxpayers In May this year, the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced changes to the 2019/2020 tax filing season for individual taxpayers. The mainly operational changes come as a response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and social…

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South African Budget Speech 2020/21

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Bite-Sized Budget 2020/21 Take-Outs for Busy Businesses The budget speech has come and gone, but what it means for business is still baffling the best of us. While Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, delivered some good news and some bad news, his speech mainly comprised proposals. At least, as far as the private sector was concerned.…

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Statutory Deadlines Made Easy with Exceed

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How To Get The Ultimate Returns From Your Statutory Returns When you choose the right financial partner, you won’t just meet your statutory deadlines but derive exceedingly high value from them too. Exceed helps you submit sound returns, on time, and save on costs that you didn’t even realise you had! The Deadline Dilemma Ask…

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