November 21, 2016

THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTING DEGREES: WILL DEGREES BE REPLACED BY DIPLOMAS?

There often appears to be a perception that accounting diplomas are inferior to accounting degrees. However, employers often disagree with this statement. Employers appoint both people […]
November 21, 2016

SO WHEN AM I AUTHORISED TO ACT AS A TRUSTEE?

The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 defines a trustee as meaning “any person (including the founder of the trust) who acts as a trustee […]
November 21, 2016

TRUSTEES OF BODY CORPORATE NOT ALLOWED TO DISCONNECT ELECTRICITY OR WATER SUPPLY TO A SECTION AS A DEBT COLLECTION MEASURE

The default of levy payments is a frequent problem for the trustees of body corporates as well as the managing agent. It is the way in […]
November 21, 2016

VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM UNDER THE TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT

The Tax Administration Act No 28 of 2011 allows any person to apply for voluntary disclosure relief. This voluntary disclosure relief applies to all taxes administered […]
November 21, 2016

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO DIRECTORS

A company lending money to its directors may not be as simple a process as it may initially appear to be – not even in the […]
November 21, 2016

ESTATE PLANNING FOR YOUNG ADULTS

It is very important for you to plan your estate, which could include a living will, a last will and a living trust. This can help […]
October 27, 2016

Removing directors of a company

The Companies Act, 71 of 2008, requires that the business and affairs of any company be managed by or under the direction of its board, which […]
October 27, 2016

Proposed amendment to the taxation of trusts

National Treasury published its much anticipated proposed annual amendments to tax legislation earlier in July. This year the proposed amendments were widely anticipated to shed led […]
October 27, 2016

Administering of an estate

The administering of a deceased estate is regulated by the Administration of Estates Act No 66 of 1965 (as amended) and divided according to a valid […]