Desiree Goodwin

Client Service Manager - Tax at Meredith Harington
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

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    The importance of business email etiquette

    When sending business emails, you need to make an impression which will lead the receiver to conclude that you are a credible professional...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 3 Dec 2018

    #YouthMonth: Millennials in the workplace

    Millennials, a word used for those reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century, are an enigma to the older generations as they strive for both financial independence and personal fulfilment...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jun 2018

    Your will - is your executor qualified?

    We all want to ensure that our loved ones are not unnecessarily burdened with complications after our death. One way to ensure that this does not occur is to appoint a suitably qualified executor...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 31 Oct 2017

    Sars error to have repercussions on taxpayers?

    In yet another administrative blunder, Sars failed to update their systems for an interest increase gazetted on 29 April 2016...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 4 Aug 2017

    Planning on selling shares in your company?

    Many business owners who are in the process of selling shares forget that, in addition to the normal income tax/capital gains tax implications to such sales, there is another tax which is also payable, viz. Securities Transfer Tax...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Jun 2017

    Financial year end approaches - What you should be doing to save tax

    As we approach the year end on 28 February and have a good idea of our overall income and tax position for the year, now is the time to take some critical decisions...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 10 Feb 2017

    Do I need to be a provisional taxpayer?

    We often get asked by clients whether they need to be a provisional taxpayer, whether they can be deregistered as a provisional taxpayer and how the payment of provisional tax works...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 31 Aug 2016

    Special voluntary disclosure programme

    The Minister of Finance announced a special voluntary disclosure programme (SVDP) in his 2016 Budget Speech to give an opportunity to non-compliant taxpayers to voluntarily disclose offshore assets and income...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 30 May 2016

    Aspects you should know about retirement fund regulation changes

    Regulations to harmonise the tax treatment of retirement fund contributions are set to be introduced from 1 March 2016...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 1 Feb 2016

    Inter-spousal bequests - The way forward according to the Davis Tax Committee

    The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) is currently reviewing the role and continued relevance of estate duty to support a more equitable and progressive tax system. One of the areas receiving scrutiny is the exemption from estate duty of inter-spousal bequests...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 25 Sep 2015

    Withholding Tax on Interest (WTI)

    WTI is a tax charged on interest paid from 1 March 2015 by any person to or for the benefit of a foreign person, from a source within South Africa. Desiree Goodwin explains the exemptions there are from it...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 26 Jun 2015

    Payroll administration

    Ensuring that the employees in your business are paid correctly, given the correct allowances and paid on time, every time has become a challenge for many businesses due to the ever-changing legislative landscape...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Oct 2014

    Are you working smart to avoid the pitfalls in completing your tax return?

    The 2014 tax season is now in full swing. Here are the ways in which you can complete your return and some areas to be careful of...

    By Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jul 2014

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