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Recent case law has shed some light on when taxpayers may or may not reduce the proceeds on the disposal of an asset in determining capital gains for CGT purposes.
The burden of the South African taxpayer can be measured in a number of manners. It can be measured in terms of direct or indirect or total tax contribution (by individuals or corporates).
Because fraud prevention is top of mind in financial dealings today, changing banking details for any legal entity registered with SARS is a strict and comprehensive process.
It is known as the cycle of life: you go to school, get a job, buy a house, settle down, get married, have children – your mid-life stage. During this stage you will tend to spend most of your energy on possibilities of settling the financial liabilities incurred in order to finance all the...
With the wake of recent developments in the global arena revealing the devastating effects of the #wannacry cyberattack that caused major business disruptions in 104 countries, businesses have been prompted to re-evaluate the state of their cyber readiness. One key learning from the attack was...
In a new white paper published today, BDO’s global cybersecurity leadership group urges organisations of all sizes to take a proactive approach to cyber defense. They advise that executive Boards need to need to raise their gaze and their game, immerse themselves in the cyber issue and allocate...
When I first announced to my parents that I had accepted a position as a Life Insurance agent, my father was extremely suspicious and went to great pains to contact my manager and find out whether this was the sort of career that would suit his 22-year-old son.
The responsibilities of risk management within listed companies are enormous. When you consider that almost all retirement annuities and pension funds are invested in companies via the stock market, you realise that just about every one of us is a stakeholder in a listed company.
SARS streamlined its income tax return for trusts (ITR12T) on 15 May 2017. Ilsa Groenewald, Associate Director for tax at the Durban office of international audit, tax and advisory firm, BDO South Africa, outlines the key changes and offers advice on how to submit the return without a hitch.