The growing demand for accurate, effective and convenient business support tools has seen a rise in solution-driven innovations from payment, banking and budgeting applications, to accounting desktop solutions.
Transfer Pricing compliance requirements in South Africa have been significantly tightened and a modern transfer pricing system, including electronic transfer pricing return submission, has been put in place.
SAICA along with strategic partners such as FASSET, Bankseta and the National Skills Fund have undertaken to build capacity with the ultimate goal of accrediting Historically Disadvantaged Institutions (HDIs) accounting programmes so that students at these institutions can study to become chartered accountants (CAs[SA]) without having to leave their provinces.
All eyes are on newly appointed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), scheduled to be delivered to Parliament on 24 October. Just two weeks into his tenure, Minister Mboweni will face the task of affirming government’s commitment to fiscal consolidation and strategic investment in the face of low economic growth.
The final version of the revised Mining Charter 2018 were announced by Minister Mantashe, who described the new Charter as one which represents a consensus among industry stakeholders, with compromises having been made on some of the contentious aspects of the version of the Charter published for comment in June 2018.
A financial relationship built on consensus will put you on the path towards long-term financial security. Planning for retirement is difficult enough on your own, but getting two people to agree on a lifelong strategy to prioritise expenditure whilst saving for the future can be exceedingly difficult.
Financial services sector worldwide is missing ‘window of opportunity’ to support women’s career progress. Globally, financial services is falling behind other sectors when it comes to supporting women’s progress into senior positions, according to a report issued by PwC.
The SAICA Code of Professional Conduct (the Code) has, since 2006, set out certain fundamental principles that members and associates (accountants) should adhere to. The principles are integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality and professional behaviour.