RSM South Africa
19 February 2018

Auditors' responsibilities in relation to groups

There are many legal, and practical, reasons why companies may be structured in groups, branches, etc. as opposed to just one reporting unit. 
19 February 2018

My first week as a trainee accountant at RSM

“We are what we repeatedly do therefore excellence is not an act but a habit” – Aristotle


IFRS News in Brief
13 February 2018

IFRS News in Brief - Issue 78

PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IFRS 9 and IFRS 15 are effective for reporting periods starting on or after 1 January 2018. IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
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12 February 2018

Financial Emigration vs becoming a non-resident for tax purposes

This article intends to highlight the basic differences between financial emigration and the process of becoming a non-resident of South Africa for tax purposes. There is often confusion between the two concepts, and individuals sometimes...
6 February 2018

IFRS 16 – Leases

IFRS 16 comes into effect for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2019. All businesses that have contracts which are currently treated as operating leases in their financial statements (i.e. any business who pays rent) will definitely be...
1 February 2018

The audit career journey

The journey from an aspiring business professional at varsity to an Audit Manager in public practice has probably been the most daunting and taxing period of my life to date. In the 4 years and 3 months between receiving my degree and being promoted...
1 February 2018

Study Timetable 2018 - B Acc 1st year

RSM recently spoke to the first year accounting students at the University of Johannesburg. Below follows information on the suggested study timetable we discussed.
22 January 2018

What is deglobalisation?