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When does prescription start to run against Sars?
When does prescription start to run against Sars?

There are periods of limitations for issuing assessments which are set out in section 99 of the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 ("TAA")...

By Graeme Palmer 27 Jun 2018

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Parliament ditches KPMG

KPMG South Africa's pariah status continues, with Parliament being the latest to terminate its relationship with the audit firm...

By Nicci Botha 28 Sep 2017

John Veihmeyer, chairman of KPMG International. Photo: YouTube
Can KPMG fix what's broken?

KPMG International is scrambling to salvage the tattered remains of its South African operation...

By Nicci Botha 26 Sep 2017

Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure
Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure

Media reports on KPMG's professional with Gupta-owned companies could not have come at a better time for Irba...

By Nicci Botha 7 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
On time is late - preparing for late payments

No one wants to get paid late. But sadly, late payments are a fact of life for most entrepreneurs, and an accepted aspect of doing business today...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Sep 2017

#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda
#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda

Meet Nana Madikane, a qualified chartered accountant with over 15 years' experience and a partner at PwC South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 17 Aug 2017

Mervyn King
Long live the King

Despite the King code, many firms are having their ethics questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds...

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2017

Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation
Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation

It makes sense to decrease your expenses wherever possible. Since you're likely going to have debt starting out, a wise way to do this is through consolidation of that debt...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jun 2017

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
How to raise cash quickly

Have a cash deficit you need to fill? Bill collectors are infamous for their lack of patience, so it's best to have a game plan in place when you find yourself short before payday...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Cybersecurity and the CFO
Cybersecurity and the CFO

In the past, investing in security against a cyberattacks was something fairly low down the CFO's priority list...

By Nicci Botha 15 Nov 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Three reasons why course reviews matter

CPE Advisory is the site business professionals go to find reviews on CPE courses before they choose the right course to meet their specific needs...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Nov 2016

Hanno le Roux
SA auditing and reporting standards - where are we and where are we going?

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once famously said that "the only thing that is constant is change". In an economic environment of increasing uncertainty and change this rings especially true...

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Oct 2016

How to deal with customers that refuse to pay up
How to deal with customers that refuse to pay up

In an ideal world, all customers would pay their invoices almost immediately. Sadly, things rarely happen that way and it is not unusual to end up with at least one bad payer on your books...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Jun 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Cash flow management essentials

Here are some tips to help you manage your cash flow: you will need to know what contributes to determining cash flow. You will need to know the breakeven point. Focus more on how much money you have than on making a profit...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 May 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
The right person is as important as the right investment

When someone trusts an investor or advisor to help increase their wealth and secure their future, they should have all the confidence in the world in them...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Apr 2016

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[BizTrends 2016] Five finance sector forecasts for 2016

From collaboration with fintech startups to more personalised client services, digital technology dominates trends...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016

Cloud is the next big leap in the evolution of accounting software
Cloud is the next big leap in the evolution of accounting software

Over the past 20 years, we've seen the business software market evolve at a rapid speed, moving from basic DOS-based solutions with text-based interfaces to...

By Steven Cohen 10 Jul 2015

[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology
[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology

At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Feb 2015

Debt collection and flight, fight or freeze concept
Debt collection and flight, fight or freeze concept

The scientific notion of flight, fight or freeze describes responses triggered by the perception that we are under physical or mental threat. This concept has percolated the legal fraternity over the years and it recently shared the spotlight with advocate Barry Roux and Gerrie Nel in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

By Keolebogile Mugabe 16 Oct 2014

Brett Bowes
Government and private sector after 20 years of democracy

We are enjoying 20 years of democracy so it is a good time to take an objective look at transformation as a partnership between government and the private sector.

By Brett Bowes 22 May 2014

Gauteng colour codes ads? With our money?
Gauteng colour codes ads? With our money?

NEWSWATCH: Gauteng's use of ANC colours in billboards and posters - supposedly to publicise the administration's work, but using ANC party colours - has raised questions, reports Mail & Guardian.

By Rod Baker 17 Jan 2014

Marion Scher
It's not always what you say but how you say it

Using words to soothe or shout isn't always that easy, because the receiver can't hear you. But in front of an audience, be it a presentation, press conference or a televised interview, your voice and face says it all.

By Marion Scher 16 Oct 2013

Anton Harber
There's more to newspaper financial reports than you might think...

Who still takes three pages in the newspaper for their financial statements? The newspaper does, of course - and sometimes the statements contain nuggets of more interesting information - not strictly financial.

By Anton Harber 2 Oct 2013

Anton Ressel
The rise of the pre-tenders

The next generation of tenderpreneurs is waiting in the wings, and we should all be very worried.

By Anton Ressel 26 Sep 2013

Steven Cohen
The pros of entering the accounting profession

Last week, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced that Praise Ndebele, a learner from Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School is this year's winner of the National SAICA Pastel Accounting Olympiad, having scored a 92% mark. There were four runners-up, each of whom achieved a score of 88%.

By Steven Cohen 25 Jul 2013

The importance of strong passwords
The importance of strong passwords

Social networking sites are often the first point of contact between users and companies, and special care should be taken to strengthen the security of social media accounts.

By Jeremy Matthews 3 May 2013

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