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2017 - 14 Nov 2017


PKF (South Africa) network of firms is pleased to announce the admitting of a new member firm being the Johannesburg based audit and accounting firm Octagon to be re-branded PKF Octagon.

2017 - 21 Sep 2017

Employers: EMP501 submissions are due by 31 October

Every employer who is registered for Pay-as-you-earn(PAYE), Unemployment Insurance Fund(UIF) and/or Skills Development Levy(SDL), should submit an EMP501 by 31 October 2017. The Employer Interim Reconciliation period, referring to the period from 1 March 2017 to 31 August 2017, opened on 15 September and runs to 31 October 2017.

2017 - 30 Aug 2017

PKF Partners to Present at 2017 Tax Indaba

SAIT, along with other recognised professional bodies in South Africa, have come together to present the largest annual gathering bringing together the entire tax community.

2017 - 28 Aug 2017

PKF National News 2017

In this issue: - New Partners in the PKF Family - New Addition to PKF SA Network - 100% Success Rate for Radameyer Wesson - PE’s Beck Co-Authors Book - PKF Inform at Client Breakfasts - Durban's Kyle Moodley Placed on Roll of Honour - PKF PE Get Active - Paul Gering Enlightens Hundreds at the Durban ICC - Durban Team take on the Mile - New Look for PKF Recruitment

2017 - 10 Jul 2017

The OECD guidelines for thin capitalisation – Should we be worried?

Companies are funded in two ways, namely through debt and equity. In certain instances interest payments incurred in the production of income are deductible for tax purposes, while distributions are not tax deductible. The way in which a company is structured therefore raises tax concerns regarding the balance between debt and equity. Thin capitalization is governed by the general transfer pricing provisions of the Income Tax Act. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has clear guidelines on thin capitalization.

2017 - 07 Jul 2017

Tone at the top Volume 5

“People behave in the way they are rewarded to behave. If leaders are incentivised to focus on one goal above all other, they do not necessarily focus on how that goal is achieved. Incentives must be aligned to performance – but performance with integrity.” - Holly tucker

2017 - 23 Jun 2017

Submit your 2017 Income Tax Return #submityourreturn #avoidpenalties

The tax season for individuals to submit their Income Tax returns begins on 1 July 2017. We provide below answers to some of the most common queries individuals may have.

2017 - 01 Jun 2017

Independent Trustees – How important are they?

Many family trusts are formed without the appointment of an independent trustee which can prove disastrous in instances where a dispute arises and the validity of the trust is questioned. In South Africa there have been many cases which allowed for the veneer of the trust to be pierced and the trust been deemed to be nothing more than the “alter-ego” of the person controlling such trust and the assets of the trust being deemed to belong to that person.

2017 - 01 Jun 2017

Relaxation of Exchange Control Rules

On 19 April 2017, an amended Currency and Exchange Manual for Authorised Dealers (“the Manual”) was issued to give effect to the further amendments released pertaining to the permissions and conditions applicable to foreign exchange transactions.

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