Corrupt traffic officers behind bars
Corrupt traffic officers behind bars

An ongoing joint operation between the Hawks' and the Road Traffic Management Corporation's National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit has netted a further 12 traffic officers in the Tzaneen area.

2 days ago

IRBA to crack down on errant auditors
IRBA to crack down on errant auditors

First KPMG, then Steinhoff. This has been the year in which the underbelly of the auditing professional has been exposed and been ajudged wanting. The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has therefore announced it will be changing its approach to sanctions and penalties to bring sanctions in line with local and international regulators.

2 days ago

Sugar tax and its bitter economic aftertaste
Sugar tax and its bitter economic aftertaste

The tax on sugary beverages is expected to commence on 1 April 2018. Is it really a measure to promote a healthier lifestyle among South Africans, or is it a ruse to add more money to state coffers?

By Joon Chong and Wesley Grimm 2 days ago

New Carbon Tax Bill draft published for public comment
New Carbon Tax Bill draft published for public comment

Treasury on Thursday, 14 December, published the second draft of the Carbon Tax Bill for public comment and introduction in parliament.

By Linda Ensor 2 days ago

#BestofBiz 2017: Legal
#BestofBiz 2017: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below.

2 days ago

Photo: Tsogo Sun
Rent snafu to close top hotel

One of Cape Town's biggest hotels faces eviction - and only ubuntu can save it.

By Dave Chambers 2 days ago

What the amendments to the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill mean
What the amendments to the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill mean

Some of the notable changes to the tax laws - the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) and the Income Tax Act, 1962 (ITA) - include a clause that will address the abuse of contributed tax capital provisions and broader options for retirees looking to transfer and preserve their pensions after retiring.

By Faith Ngwenya 3 days ago

President Jacob Zuma. Photo: SA Breaking News
President Zuma to pay back the money for State of Capture interdict

The High Court on 13 December 2017 handed down a decision dismissing President Jacob Zuma's application to set aside and review the public protector's remedial action given in the State of Capture report. The court held that that the remedial action given in the report was binding and ordered that the president establish a judicial commission of inquiry within 30 days as directed.

13 Dec 2017

Photo: TimesLive
If convicted, directors could be fined R1m each or be imprisoned for 10 years

Embattled Steinhoff executives face hefty prison sentences and fines if allegations of multibillion-dollar accounting fraud are proven true.

By Graeme Hosken and Katharine Child 13 Dec 2017

Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa. Photo: Lisa Hnatowicz/Daily Sun
Health official organised hitmen to kill Soweto hospital CEO

An official of the Gauteng department of health has been convicted of conspiring to commit murder, Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa said.

By Penwell Dlamini 13 Dec 2017

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Dec 2017

Bernard Agulhas, Irba CEO
Inquiry into KPMG runs into secrecy problems

An investigation into possible wrongdoing by auditing firm KPMG in its report on the South African Revenue Service (Sars) "rogue unit" and its author, Johan van der Walt, could grind to a halt over restricted documents.

13 Dec 2017

Elias Masilela. Photo: SA Commercial Prop News
Keeping a sharp eye on good governance

The sad state of public institutions was recognised as a contributor to the country's precarious near-term economic prospects in the recent downgrade by ratings agency, Standard & Poors (S&P). This should spur institutions - such as pension funds - on to ward off systemic failure.

13 Dec 2017