Where Do You Want To Be In 5 Years’ Time?

Where Do You Want To Be In 5 Years’ Time?

When it comes to job interviews, the usual questions will pop up: “Why do you want to work here?” “How would people describe you?” And, of course, “Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?” It is a tough one, especially for those of us who cannot clearly see...
Learning Never Stops

Learning Never Stops

Unlike the traditional understanding of what an accountant does, which puts emphasis on the preparation of financial statements, a Professional Accountant (SA) is a business consultant/advisor who actively participates in the decision-making processes of a business,...
The Accountant’s Life After University

The Accountant’s Life After University

I know that walking out of university, degree in hand, is both thrilling and unquestionably one of the scariest things you will ever do. For one, you are saying goodbye to a way of life to which you have become accustomed for the past few years. And then there is the...

3. Related Finance Charges vs Similar Finance Charges: How Broadly Will the New Definition of Interest Be Interpreted? By Johan Kotze The definition of ‘interest’ under section 24J of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 refers to “interest or related finance charges”....

2. VAT and employees’ tax in regards non-executive directors By Ettiene Retief The question in regards the requirement to deduct employees’ tax from the remuneration paid to non-executive directors (NED), or whether the NED would be required to be registered for VAT,...