SARS creates tax loopholes

When is a SARS tax court case win a loss for the fiscus? By Jean du Toit, attorney at Tax Consulting SA After the recent SARS court case, dealing with the taxable income of foreigners working in South Africa, it is hard to argue that no-one is working harder than SARS...

Background screening is a business investment

There are many investments a business can make to improve its financial health. Some investments deliver tangible results, while others are more subliminal. In the case of human capital, pre-employment background screening is an investment into the business and its...

Partnership aims to ease unemployment

More than one in every three young people in South Africa did not have a job in the first three months of 2018. With unemployment rates close to 40% in youth and young adults between ages 15-34, solutions to aid employment are on the national agenda. Education...

Payroll considerations for small businesses

The challenges that small businesses in South Africa face are unique and often complex. South African Payroll Association (SAPA) executive Arlene Leggat says there are several things that small business owners should keep in mind regarding their payroll system, and...