Six Tips for More Effective Online Meetings

“Meetings should be like salt – a spice sprinkled carefully to enhance a dish, not poured recklessly over every forkful. Too much salt destroys a dish. Too many meetings destroy morale and motivation” (Entrepreneur and author of “Rework”, Jason Fried) While the capacity for digital meetings and interviews has been around for some time, they…

SMMEs: Preparing for the Second Wave

“Forewarned is forearmed” (Samuel Shellabarger, Prince of Foxes) The daily Covid-19 infection rate has decreased considerably over the last month or so. South Africans have found a way to live with the risk of infections and have in the recent past become generally more active. This has increased the fear that there might be a…

Your Tax Deadlines for November 2020

6 November – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 16 November – D-date for taxpayers filing online 25 November – VAT manual submissions and payments 27 November – Excise Duty payments 30 November – VAT electronic submissions and payments 30 November – Company Provisional Tax Payments where applicable. Disclaimer: The information provided herein should not be…

How to Protect Yourself and Your Company after the Experian Data Leak

“Cyber-Security is much more than a matter of IT.” (Stéphane Nappo, 2018 Global Chief Information Security Officer of the year)  According to official communications from Experian, a consumer, business and credit information services agency, an individual in South Africa claiming to represent a legitimate client fraudulently requested services from it and was simply given the …

Your Tax Deadlines for October 2020

7 October – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments  22 October – D-day for Branch filing – Taxpayers who cannot file electronically  23 October – VAT manual submissions and payments  29 October – Excise Duty payments  30 October – VAT electronic submissions and payments  30 October – Company Provisional Tax Payments where applicable Disclaimer: The information…