RSM South Africa
CIPC Compliance Checklist
7 April 2020

Annual return requirements - Update on requirements of CIPC Compliance Checklist

On 13 August 2019, the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”) issued Notice 52 of 2019, advising that new requirements would apply for companies to declare their compliance status to specific sections of the Companies Act 71 of 2008...
Brian Eaton
31 March 2020

Brian Eaton elected as Chairperson of RSM International Board

Amid a time when the world is filled with challenges and uncertainty, RSM South Africa can be sure that we have the right leadership to help us weather the storm. We are proud to announce that our CEO, Brian Eaton, has been elected as Chairperson of...
COVID-19 Tax measures
30 March 2020

Tax Measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

Further to the fiscal package as outlined by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his speech on the Escalation of Measures to Combat COVID-19, the Minister of Finance has announced on 29 March 2020 certain exceptional tax measures to be implemented.


COVID-19 VAT exemption
30 March 2020

COVID-19 VAT exemption for essential goods on importation

South African Revenue Services (“SARS”) announced on 27 March 2020 that imported goods defined as “Essential Goods” as detailed in the Regulations published in Government Gazette No 43148 specific to the COVID-19 pandemic will be exempt from Value-...
COVID 19 weather the storm for business
30 March 2020

How business owners can help weather the fallout of COVID-19

Assessments of cash flow, supply chains and labour issues are crucial
Business interruption insurance
30 March 2020

COVID19 and business interruption insurance

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, most business owners face serious hardship and unprecedented economic losses.
Re-globalised world
27 March 2020

Re-imagining what is possible in a ‘re-globalised’ world

As we enter into the ‘Roaring Twenties’, there is much change and uncertainty afoot and advanced and emerging market economies alike are still tracking their downward trajectories.
27 March 2020

Visit the SA Government COVID-19 portal

Visit the South African government's Covid-19 portal at The site offers  information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus, preventative tips, as well as statistics on its spread in SA and related government press releases.    
COVID-19 Tax relief in South Africa
25 March 2020

COVID-19 Relief Measures

On 23 March 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will be in an enforced nation-wide lockdown for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday 26 March 2020. Together with this announcement, certain economic interventions were...
25 March 2020

Alternative phone numbers during the lockdown

During the nationwide lockdown, RSM South Africa will be fully operational with all staff working remotely and contactable via e-mail. If you need to contact RSM telephonically during the lockdown, please contact one of our front office staff on the...