RSM South Africa


Proceeding with disciplinary measures following an immediate resignation

13 August 2019
We are often requested by our clients to provide advice in situations where an employee resigns with immediate effect to avoid any sanction in the instance that the employer has convened, or intends to convene, a disciplinary hearing to determine whether a misconduct has been committed by an employee, and if successful in proving misconduct, to determine an appropr

Tax returns 2019

12 August 2019
2019 tax season is here. Do you have all the correct documents ready?

When does interest paid by SARS accrue to a taxpayer?

7 August 2019
The “gross income” definition in the Income Tax Act, starts as follows: “in the case of any resident, the total amount, in cash or otherwise, received by or accrued to or in favour of such resident; or…”

Are global financial markets still in touch with reality?

6 August 2019
At the end of May this year, I wrote an article painting three scenarios for the global economy over the next five years.

An efficient accounting department

24 July 2019
Transactional processing is normally seen as a back office job and business owners place little priority on this important business function.  In many companies processing is rushed at month end to produce the required VAT reports or other ad hoc reports for management.  The problem with this method is that processing can at times fall behind and, due to the month

Payroll taxes and the related declarations

19 July 2019
While a key component of running a business is how much employees should be paid and what amounts must be withheld from their earnings, the buck definitely does not stop here. It is critical that employers understand their full responsibilities when it comes to hiring employees and the associated obligations that arise from paying them remuneration.

IFRS News in Brief - Issue 93

18 June 2019
This months IFRS News in brief issue summarises recent IASB discussions and decisions, highlights RSM thought leadership from around the world, and addresses an IFRS application question each month.

The Social and Ethics Committee - A bird's eye view

3 June 2019
An interesting feature in modern company law is that the Social and Ethics Committee (“S&E Committee”) of a company, as provided for in the Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (the “Companies Act”), creates an opportunity for such a company to consider its social footprint within a uniquely South African context.

The aftermath of Storm GDPR

28 May 2019

Enterprise and Supplier Development for B-BBEE

22 May 2019
Requirements & identification of suitable beneficiaries