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Is SA headed for a rates hike?

Two important decisions loom towards the end of November: whether the Reserve Bank will hike interest rates; and whether S&P Global Ratings will downgrade SA’s

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Davos comes to Sandton

Next week about 1 000 investors will attend President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Investment Summit where they will interact directly with regulators and cabinet ministers in an

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Tax Ombud to probe Sars (again)

The Tax Ombud has received approval to launch two separate investigations into the South African Revenue Service (Sars). The reviews are related to problems with

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Sars versus the Taxpayer

Looking back over the week of the Tax Indaba, an annual event that brings together regional controlling bodies, tax practitioners, tax professionals and the South African

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15 Traits Of Unstoppable People

Unstoppable people keep their inner fires burning by developing the characteristics necessary to become successful. Unstoppable people are like warriors. They are always ready to

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Sa’s Two biggest challenges

SA’s two biggest challenges When Cyril Ramaphosa took over as president of South Africa earlier this year, many analysts were expecting an immediate turnaround in

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UAE to Invest $10bn in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS The United Arab Emirates intends to invest as much as $10 billion in South Africa’s economy, with a focus on

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PRACTICAL TIPS ON CASH FLOW

  “Never take your eyes off cash flow because it’s the life-blood of business” (Richard Branson) The Companies Act is underpinned by the assumption of

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SARS inquiry surprises experts

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has cited declining tax morality and negative sentiment on the South African Revenue Service (SARS) as justification for an inquiry into

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ACCOUNTING

Has a VAT hike become inevitable?

Ratings agencies have balked at finance minister Malusi Gigaba’s suggestion in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) that government has reflected on the best strategy

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accounting

Tax compliance concerns mounting

Largest under-collection of tax revenue since 2009 recession projected.   While most taxpayers were responsible, government has noted a slippage in tax compliance, finance minister

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