Monthly Archives: November 2015

SA MAINTAINS TOP SPOT FOR ITS AUDITING AND REPORTING STANDARDS

  For the sixth year in a row, South Africa has been ranked number one – out of 140 countries – for the strength of its auditing and reporting standards, according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index for … Continue reading

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DEALING WITH MARRIAGE AND ESTATE PLANNING

It is important to understand the legal implications of the marital property regime, especially when drafting a Last Will and Testament and also when entering into a marriage, as the regime chosen by the estate planner is going to affect … Continue reading

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MODERN TAX PLANNING REQUIRES COMPLIANCE WITH SARS

If your tax advisors are still in the business of finding loopholes to lighten your tax load, your tax planning tactics are out of date. SARS has spent the last two decades and vast resources closing down tax schemes and … Continue reading

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ALLOWANCES AND FRINGE BENEFITS: PART II

In the previous newsletter we discussed the difference between a travel allowance and the right of use of a motor vehicle and attempted to illustrate the pros and cons of each. We then found that each case should be evaluated … Continue reading

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