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What are some of the global challenges in the FMCG space?
2022 - 2022-06-08

What are some of the global challenges in the FMCG space?

Covid-19 has heightened the consumer’s awareness of health and wellness. Now, more than ever, there is a growing demand for natural and organic brands that align with healthy lifestyle choices and personal goals.

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What are some of the global trends in the FMCG space?
2022 - 2022-06-08

What are some of the global trends in the FMCG space?

On the upside, Covid-19 has left consumers more environmentally conscious. Healthy convenience is top of mind. While this progressive change in mindset has brought about its challenges, it has also opened the door to enormous opportunity.

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New Rules affecting those earning multiple sources of income
Tax - 2022-05-31

New Rules affecting those earning multiple sources of income

SARS recently introduced a system to increase the PAYE deduction from individuals who receive multiple annuities and/or pensions – or in some cases individuals who earn rental, and other income – in a bid to reduce the likelihood of underpayment penalties and interest being levied on assessment.

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SARS Service Charter
Tax - 2022-05-31

SARS Service Charter

Voluntary tax compliance by taxpayers have been undermined by factors such as poor service delivery among other public perceptions hampering tax collections by the South African Revenue Services (“SARS”).

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2022 - 2022-05-25

Things are heating up here at PKF Ignite

We are excited to announce that PKF Ignite has been named Xero Partner of the Year at the South Africa Xero Awards 2022. The awards, hosted by cloud-based accounting software providers #xero, celebrates the rockstars of the accounting industry; accounting firms and apps credited with advancing the profession.

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2022 - 2022-04-28

PKF signs global partnership with Xero

We are delighted to announce our multi-year global partnership with Xero, a cloud-based accounting software platform. This follows many years of Xero working locally with our member firms.

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Tax - 2022-04-26

Capital Gains Tax: At what point in time is it triggered?

Mr. S concludes an agreement to sell fixed property (“Property S”) to Mr. P on 20 January 2021, subject to Mr. P concluding an unconditional agreement of sale to sell his own fixed property (“Property P”) by 20 February 2021. Mr P concludes an unconditional agreement for the sale of Property P on 2 February 2021. The Deeds Office registers the transfer of Property S on 20 May 2021.

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Tax - 2022-04-26

Not to be overlooked: The importance of an accurate tax return

Recent South African case law emphasises the extreme importance of ensuring tax returns are completed accurately. The incorrect disclosure of factual information in a tax return could have far-reaching consequences for the taxpayer – despite such incorrect disclosure being innocently made.

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Tax - 2022-04-26

Variable remuneration – important principles

In terms of section 7B of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 (“the Act”), “variable remuneration” should be deducted by an employer, and should accrue to the employee, on the date upon which such amount is paid by the employer to the employee.

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Tax - 2022-03-30

Employment Tax Incentive (“ETI”)

During the February 2022 budget speech, the Minister of Finance announced a 50% increase in the (ETI) value which came into effect on the 1st of March 2022.

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