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After studying at UCT Struan completed his articles at Greenwoods (now Baker Tilly) and spent a few months on secondment in New York. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009. After qualifying, Struan joined Purcell Accounting as an Audit Senior/Manager and became a director in January 2014. He further became a director at Meredith Harington in August 2014.
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Donations and tax

The aim of this article is to alert individuals to donations tax considerations over and above the utilisation of the full R100,000 annual exemption which will inevitably be used to a great degree now that section 7C has been introduced...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 23 Mar 2017

Cybercrime and information security

Leading up to the Meredith Harington client seminar scheduled for 20 October, I have summarised a few important considerations regarding cybercrime and information security...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 3 Oct 2016

Time management

At Meredith Harington, as a firm of professional accountants and auditors, we are well acquainted with the complexities of time management and understand the importance thereof in business...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Jun 2016

The value of a Chartered Accountant (SA)

There are two aspects of value that I have discussed in this article: the value of employing a Chartered Accountant (SA) and the value in becoming a Chartered Accountant (SA)...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 31 Mar 2016

Changes to IFRS for SMEs

As we head into the last few months of 2015, management should start to consider whether it may be beneficial to early adopt the amendments for their 2016 financial statements...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 27 Oct 2015

Creating order in the office

What the office looks and feels like and how you conduct and manage your business is interlinked. Disorder in either or both of these areas can be unpleasant and costly or, at the very least, result in "settling for less"...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jul 2015

Understanding your company's annual financial statements

The intention of this article is to highlight a few areas for consideration with regard to understanding the company's annual financial statements (AFS) and the usefulness thereof...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Apr 2015

Chaos is costly but compliance creates opportunity

The regulatory environment is extremely taxing (pun mostly intended). Consider from afar the effects of these regulations on companies in South Africa, the cost of not complying, potential internal issues and the opportunities presented...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 25 Nov 2014

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