RSM South Africa
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17 November 2017

Tax debt compromise - the last resort

We live in hard times. Economic downturns, rising inflation, unemployment rates and the tightening of purse strings by companies all increase the financial stresses that are synonymous with our times.
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14 November 2017

King IV - creating an ethical culture

With recent events scarring the appearance and reputation of chartered accountants, the King IV movement cannot have been implemented at a better time. Replacing King III, King IV only further builds and introduces the need for better corporate...
IFRS News in Brief
7 November 2017

IFRS News in Brief - Issue 75

PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IFRS 9 amended for the classification of particular prepayable financial assets


6 November 2017

IFRS 9 – Financial instruments (allowance for credit loss)

On 24 July 2014, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) published the complete version of IFRS 9 which becomes mandatorily effective for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2018.
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3 November 2017

The challenges of registering a trust as a taxpayer

To get onto the SARS register nowadays has proven to be quite challenging and time consuming, even more so for a trust.
23 October 2017

Public notice - Transfer Pricing record keeping requirements

In July of 2016 South African Revenue Services (SARS) issued a draft notice in terms of Section 29 of the Tax Administration Act. The draft notice sets out additional record keeping requirements for transfer pricing transactions.
Spotlight on talent
13 October 2017

The true worth of a secondment experience

Employee secondments can benefit employers through developing good business relationships on a global level and sharing and enhancing employees' skills. At the same time, they can offer employees a valuable career development opportunity, with the...
9 October 2017

IFRS News in Brief - Issue 74

PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Proposed narrow-scope amendments to IAS 8 open for comment until 15 January 2018
26 September 2017

Requirements for Employment Equity Reporting

Prior to 1994, South Africa was governed by apartheid regime, a system in which people were discriminated based on the colour of their skin, gender, disabilities, etc. As a result of apartheid, companies had unequal racial and gender representation...
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22 September 2017

Cloud computing - a real solution for many

Cloud computing has certainly benefited many businesses by reducing costs of administration and also by allowing them to concentrate on their core business activities rather than IT and infrastructure issues. In today’s competitive environment, the...