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Paymaster proudly announces its support of Ian & Leslie’s thru-hike of the Appalachian trail in the USA

Paymaster People Solutions is proud to announce that it will be supporting Ian and Leslie Hurst (Ed. a married couple) on their thru-hike attempt of the Appalachian Trail (AT) in the USA. The term ‘thru-hike’ is used to indicate the hiking of a long-distance trail from its absolute beginning to its absolute end (end-to-end) within one [...]

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Maximising the value of your business when selling – the use of the Earn-Out

Author: Chris Staines — Chris has more than 25 years’ experience in company divestments, partial divestments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. He has sold more than 60 private companies in the $1 million to $100 million range, and has worked across three continents. Chris is currently Head of Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton in Cape Town. [...]

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Announcement: Non-Executive Directors of Companies must register for VAT

Author: Chris Wilson (FCIS), Managing Director — Kilgetty Statutory Services Chris is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Southern African and a registered member of the Professional Practice Group, the Chairman of the Western Cape Branch of the Institute and a Director of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators [...]

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17TH COMMISSION FOR EMPLOYMENT EQUITY (CEE) ANNUAL REPORT

[Click here to DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT] [Click here to DOWNLOAD ABRIDGED SUMMARY SHEET] Full transcript: Remarks by the Minister of Labour on the occasion of the media launch of the 17th Annual Employment Equity report held in Pretoria. Originally published here (Department of Labour website): Report originally posted online by Lloyd Ramutloa — 9 May 2017. Remarks by [...]

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What to pay when your employee travels away from home

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions Travel is a part of working life.  Traveling costs money and all companies that I know, either pay for the accommodation and meals (and reimburse the incidental expenses), or they pay the employee an allowance that will cover the expenses. At Paymaster People Solutions, we routinely [...]

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How to Train the Automation Dragon to Power Your Accounting Practice

Author: Hitendra R. Patil — Author of “Accountaneur: The Entrepreneurial Accountant” and the Director of Practice Development at AccountantsWorld "Automation will replace accountants!"  ... "Robots will take away accountants' jobs!" Like a snowball rolling on a downward slope, this "feeling" is rapidly gaining mass and momentum in the accounting profession. But, accounting is one profession that has [...]

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The risk of using an employment interview as a marketing opportunity

Article supplied by: inavit iQ If you think back to the last time you went for an employment interview there was most likely a number of questions to yourself and then a description of the job and what the company is like. It is inherently natural for interviewers to project a very positive image and viewpoint [...]

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Two SARS binding rulings clarify interpretation of non-taxable travel benefits

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions Have you ever considered when a travel benefit might be non-taxable? It is regularly assumed that transport services provided for employees (to ferry them to and from their place of work) is an employment benefit and thus attracts fringe-benefits tax. SARS now has two rulings that [...]

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Five reasons you need to file your 2017 tax return

Author: Marc Sevitz —Director & CFO, TaxTim SARS has communicated that if you earn less than R350,000 in a year, and fulfil a series of complicated criteria, you may not have to file a tax return in 2017. However, we advise you to take great care here, and understand your duties properly, because if you [...]

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Media announcement: Paymaster People Solutions supports Friday’s national shutdown

Statement of solidarity: “Together, South Africa will rise!” Paymaster People Solutions supports this coming Friday’s planned national shutdown initiative. In solidarity with all South Africans and the South African business community, our offices will be closed to allow our staff to participate in these activities.   #SAShutdown #SouthAfricaMustRise #WeAreSouthAfricans #SAWillRise For more details about this [...]

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