Committee calls for public submissions on company tax
Committee calls for public submissions on company tax

The Davis Tax Committee has called for public submissions on aspects of corporate income tax as part of its comprehensive review of the corporate tax regime.

By Linda Ensor 18 hours ago

However you word it, Uber is a taxi company... UK judgement says
However you word it, Uber is a taxi company... UK judgement says

New technology has been disrupting traditional models of doing business for many years and legislation has struggled to keep up. It often falls to the courts to develop the law in this regard. Uber may have disrupted the taxi industry with their self-employment scheme, but they failed to have any effect on the UK Employment Tribunal.

By Sharon Snell 1 day ago

Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe
Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe

The Wallonia export investment agency, AWEX, is active encouraging South African businesses expanding into Europe to make the southern Belgian region of Wallonia their home base.

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If coal power is becoming redundant, why are the Big Banks investing in it?
If coal power is becoming redundant, why are the Big Banks investing in it?

Environmental rights advocacy groups are questioning why major banks and state entities are investing in new-build coal-powered power station, when the South Africa is supposedly moving towards clean energy.

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Social media sentiment shows why customer expectations matter

Brands that fail to meet customers' high expectations may see their market share slide.

By JP Kloppers 1 day ago

Africa must do what its good at
Africa must do what its good at

"Countries can decide their development path. Countries become good at things because they want to excel at making those particular things," development economist Ha-Joon Chang told an audience at the second annual Adebayo Adedeji Lecture during Africa Development Week in Addis Ababa

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Potential health benefit of taxing sugared drinks is overstated, economist says

Reducing the energy content of sugar-sweetened drinks would be a more effective way to combat obesity than implementing a sugar tax, according to research commissioned by beverage industry association BevSA.

By Tamar Kahn 2 days ago

Source: Business Live
SA drops in Paying Taxes Report ranking

South Africa has fallen 31 places from 20 out of 189 in the World Bank's Paying Taxes study, which forms part of the World Bank project, Daily Business.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

Are audit firm consulting services detracting from their core business?
Are audit firm consulting services detracting from their core business?

Auditing firms have always inspired trust and integrity, but is their expansion into providing consulting services to clients posing a potential risk to audit quality and investor protection?

3 days ago

Arlette Ricci, 75, was handed a one-year prison term and a million-euro fine in April 2015 for allegedly hiding 18.7 million euros ($19.8 million) from the taxman for more than two decades ()
Heiress to Nina Ricci fortune launches tax fraud appeal

PARIS - The heiress to the fortune of French couturier Nina Ricci on Thursday launched an appeal to avoid jail time for tax fraud, in one of the toughest sentences of its kind in French fiscal history.

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Woolworths' shareholders rebel

Woolworths' shareholders latched on to two of the most controversial issues in corporate governance when substantial numbers voted against the reappointment of the auditors and also against the remuneration policy at Wednesday's annual general meeting.

By Ann Crotty 5 Dec 2016

SAP comes on board as an official sponsor of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2017
SAP comes on board as an official sponsor of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2017

SAP has done some exciting work with various blockchain technologies, including Ethereum and the bitcoin blockchain, and, having signed up as an official sponsor, will be sharing some of its insights at the Blockchain Africa Conference in Johannesburg from 1-3 March 2017.

5 Dec 2016

Source: NWU
SA gets a reprieve after S&P delivers its verdict

South Africa's economic fate now lies in its own hands after Standard & Poor's (S&P) left the country's investment largely unchanged last week.

5 Dec 2016