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

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Exodus revisited

The financial and auditing skills exodus Plugging the ‘brain drain’ in the Financial and Auditing sector will be no mean feat as the SAICA commissioned research reveals. Pressure comes from different sources that impact negatively on the number of skilled professionals and workers in the sector; unacceptably low output of capable learners from school level,…

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THE ROAD TO ONE GLOBAL ACCOUNTING FRAMEWORK

In August 2008, the United States (US) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously approved a proposed roadmap for conversion to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs). The roadmap’s first step is to allow for the early adoption of IFRSs by 110 of the largest publicly held companies in the US; companies that represent 14% of the…

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YOUR RETIREMENT FUND: WHAT IS IT REALLY WORTH?

The Revenue Laws Amendment Bill, 2008 (the Bill) introduced an amendment to the Income tax Act No.58 of 1962 (the Act) in respect of the taxation of pre-retirement withdrawals from retirement funds (SARS, 2008:4). Pre-retirement withdrawal benefits are payable to fund members when they exit the fund prior to retirement or involve payments before termination…

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WIK EN WEEG: ONSEKERE 2009 VOLG MOEILIKE 2008

Dit is waar dat die Suid-Afrikaanse ekonomie in 2008 gegroei het. Maar dit is ongeveer die enigste brokkie goeie nuus wat ’n mens aan kan dink. Onmiddellike vooruitsigte is nag. Die verbruiker het gedurende 2H2008 in resessie inbeweeg soos verbruiksbesteding begin daal het, gelei deur swak duursame verbruiksbesteding, veral motors, behuising, meubels en huishoudelike toebehore.…

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DEATH AND TAXES: THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF AN UNREASONABLE MAN

It was the gifted Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw who said that the reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man. At first sight Shaw’s aphorism seems outrageous but, on careful reflection, there is much truth in what he said. Shaw…

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