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9 Apr 2024

SAICA welcomes Akash Singh as the National Council President

Johannesburg, 9 April 2024 - We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Akash Singh as the new President of the National Council and ex officio member of the Board.

Akash is taking over the reins from Kobus Swanepoel, and we thank him for his unwavering support and dedication to SAICA and the accounting profession throughout his tenure.

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27 Mar 2024

Two-pot system: Key considerations before you withdraw your retirement savings

Johannesburg, 27 March 2024 - The retirement funds industry is poised to implement the long-awaited two-pot system, effective September 1, 2024, granting members partial access to their retirement savings. However, there is a critical need for education and managing members' expectations due to prevalent misinformation. Members must stay informed through their respective funds’ communications to understand the process of accessing these funds fully. While many members grasp the concept of a R30,000 withdrawal, other crucial considerations remain overlooked. Kedibone Sono CA(SA), SAICA Project Director for Members in Business (Technical), sheds light on these considerations, alongside the challenges members need to navigate while assessing their savings.

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25 Mar 2024

SAICA Statement on the Passing of Mr. Markus Jooste

Johannesburg, 22 March 2024 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) notes reports of the passing of Mr Markus Jooste, former CEO of Steinhoff.

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