SAICA offers three reputable professional accounting and business designations from a foundational to a strategic level of accounting and business competence –

Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].

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Viewpoints: Getting the most out of GEN Z POST-PANDEMIC

As you welcome your new intake of graduates in 2022, you might realise that the face and expectations of this workforce are changing every year, and it’s not only about the age, but also about their exposure to the pandemic before joining the working class. Zanele Maduna CA(SA) Director at No-Valo Learning Centre According to…

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Viewpoints: Bouncing forward

The past two years have brought massive complexity and uncertainty. For many, the focus has been on the short term – on survival. Personally, I’ve experienced one of the most challenging contexts I’ve ever had to work in and lead people through. Brett Tromp CA(SA) CFO of Discovery Health We’ll be dealing with the COVID-19…

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Feature: Investment migration A new trend among professionals and high-net-worth individuals

One of the most topical discussions in professional and high-net-worth circles today is the question of secondary citizenship and residency. The impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns has highlighted the limitations and risks of been tied to one jurisdiction. It is an emotive debate of whether they should be allowed, and one that often brings up…

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International Profile: Thobeka Ngcobo and Muhammad Ismaeel

In 2020, two CAs(SA) went to the UK in search of adventure and opportunity, not knowing that a pandemic was about to change the world From SA Public Sector to the world People generally move abroad to improve their lifestyle, take on a new challenge, gain new experiences, or progress up the career ladder. It’s…

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Advice: Delivering sustained international development outcomes in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and other urgent challenges demonstrate the need for greater resilience and sustained development outcomes in Africa’s economies and societies. Simultaneously, addressing existing vulnerabilities and promoting inclusive and resilient growth requires significant investment and expertise The international development sector is helping to deliver real change aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals…

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Viewpoints: Preference shares held in a company by a trust

Section 7C of the Income Tax Act is an anti-avoidance provision intended at limiting the tax-free transfer of wealth to trusts via the use of low-interest or interest-free loans, advances, or credit. The section was first introduced in 2016 to target schemes where taxpayers transferred assets to a trust against a loan, advance or credit…

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Special feature: Where it’s at – SAICA helped me kick off my accounting career dreams

Anele Samantha Mthiyane (25) credits her ability to pursue her dreams of a career in accounting to SAICA. Having taken part in the SAICA Enterprise Development (ED) Khulisa iBiznis programme as an unemployed accounting graduate, today Anele is a proud holder of SAICA’s Accounting Technician (AT(SA)) designation. This is her story of success … ‘My…

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Profile: Anisah Patel

Anisah Patel, 44-year-old CA(SA), started her CA(SA) journey at the age of 29, which is 10 years later than the norm. Today, she is the owner of her own practice in Vereeniging that offers accounting, taxation and advisory services. She never gave up and was not afraid to take calculated risks! Deciding to become a…

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