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
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.
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.
SARS and SAICA sign MOU to help capacitate revenue collector
Tshwane, 7 July 2021 – The Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Mr Edward Kieswetter, and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South African Institute of Charted Accountants (SAICA), Mr. Freeman Nomvalo, have agreed to establish a mutually beneficial partnership to build capability in SARS.
Full speed ahead
Waterskiing champion Travis Fisher tells of his journey to become South Africa’s co-record holder. High speed and adrenalin – doesn’t sound like a typical day in the life of a CA, right? Unless you’re Travis Fisher, record-holding waterskier, that is.
A dream team’s creation where accounting and IT merge
Imagine a world where anything is possible … That is just what one team of CAs (SA) did. When criticism and disbelief rained down on them, they didn’t allow the perceived impossible to hold them back. Rather, it inspired them to venture forth, break barriers and create something that will quite likely change what the future holds
An unlikely pair investing into township entrepreneurs
When Hiten Keshave (33) and Sanjay Soni (50) met through SAICA’s mentorship programme in 2019, they would never have guessed what a big impact they would not only have on each other but on the lives of countless others.