Turnaround time at SARS

With the annual tax filing season underway, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) seems to be pulling all the stops to get back on track and to collect taxes in an efficient and effective way. This is according to Ettiene Retief, chairman of the National Tax and...

SME opportunity in changing legal landscape

Small and medium law firms in South Africa have the unique opportunity to harness their agile decision-making and more efficient cost structures to take advantage of realities in the profession such as disaggregation, legal process outsourcing and stratification, in...

Netflix-style software supports SA through GDPR

The General Data Protection Act (GDPR) may set the guidelines for the collection and processing of personal data within the European Union (EU), but it also has far reaching global impact. Alongside South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), GDPR...

Tax non-compliance status may be inaccurate

SARS replaced the Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) system with the enhanced Tax Compliance Status (TCS) system on eFiling in April 2016. The new TCS system is aimed at improving tax compliance as taxpayers can better manage their TCS and remedy any non-compliance...