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Part of Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s global network of 1,8 million CAs and students

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Active members and associates around the world
Complementary accounting designations
Recognition agreements with peer accounting institutes
Industry events hosted each year


The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa’s pre-eminent accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading accounting institutes. The institute provides a wide range of support services to more than
50 000 members and associates who are chartered accountants (CAs(SA)), as well as associate general accountants (AGAs(SA)) and accounting technicians (ATs(SA)).

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Member value proposition

Making a difference in the economy and society

“I am part of a prestigious and valued profession that enables me to participate and make a difference in South Africa and globally, while positively impacting the economy and society.”

Member value proposition

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Latest from SAICA

4 Jun 2024
Press release

The curious case of costing the NHI

Johannesburg, Tuesday, 4 June 2024 - While the President has signed the National Health Insurance (NHI) into law, the bean counters at National Treasury have yet to start looking for their excel sheets needed to ensure the NHI is fully costed. SAICA’s Executive for Taxation, Pieter Faber, provides clarity on why funding the NHI has been so elusive.

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22 May 2024
Press release

SAICA congratulates new board members of the Accounting Standards Board

The Accounting Standards Board (ASB) recently announced its new board members, tasked with serving the public interest by setting Standards of Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) that promote accountability, transparency, and effective financial management within all spheres of government.

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10 May 2024
Press release

SAICA hosts corporate reporting webcast to propel SMEs for future growth

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) hosted a corporate reporting webcast for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) on Monday, 22 April 2024, focusing on the 2024 economic outlook, financial reporting, assurance, Companies Amendment Bill, and sustainability.

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