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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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Latest from SAICA

25 Jul 2024
Press release

A new era for financial reporting

By Mulala Ratshitanga, SAICA Project Director: Financial Reporting

A new era for financial reporting has arrived as a new accounting standard has been launched. The latest accounting standard introduces fundamental changes to how companies present and disclose information in their financial statements. The new accounting standard, IFRS 18 – Presentation and Disclosures in Financial Statements, will affect all companies across all sectors in South Africa which apply IFRS Accounting Standards.

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24 Jul 2024
Press release

SAICA calls for improved working environments to attract and retain top talent in the public sector

Johannesburg, 24 July 2024 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is urging government institutions to prioritise the creation of a more positive and supportive working environment for qualified professionals. As government continues efforts to professionalise the public sector, attracting and retaining professionals will be amongst the key tests of success.

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22 Jul 2024
Press release

SAICA condemns the attack on SARS advocate Coreth Naudé

Johannesburg, 22 July 2024 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) condemns in the strongest possible terms, the attempted assassination of Advocate Coreth Naudé, a senior advocate acting for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) in a tax inquiry.

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