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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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“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.”

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Latest from SAICA

19 Jul 2021
Press release

SAICA calls for rapid, decisive action from the South African Government

Johannesburg, 15 July 2021 – Following six days of ongoing rioting and violence, which is impacting innocent citizens’ lives and livelihoods, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) calls on the South African Government to implement its recent decision to strengthen law enforcement on the ground

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16 Jul 2021
Press release

Associate General Accountant designation now available to WITS students and alumni

Johannesburg, Thursday 15 July 2021 – Exciting new prospects for those who studied BCom Accounting at the University of Witwatersrand (WITS) after 2015. The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has accredited this degree for admission into its mid-tier Associate General Accountants [AGAs(SA)] designation.

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8 Jul 2021
Press release

SARS Binding Private Ruling confirms concerns regarding the abuse of the Employment Tax Incentive

Johannesburg, 8 July 2021 – The Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) was introduced in 2014 to encourage the employment of younger workers – 18 to 29 years old – by offering an incentive which is set-off against the employees’ tax due each month, thereby reducing the related tax liability for the relevant month/s – for the first two years of employment, subject to specific requirements being met.

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