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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COVID-19 Possible alternative futures for South Africa

The nature of the COVID-2019 pandemic reaches into every sphere of society – political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal – necessitating careful consideration of the long-term consequences of our decisions in response to the pandemic and requiring alternative futures to be considered. The purpose of this article is to describe four possible alternative futures…

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Company taxation in the time of COVID-19 lockdown

Company taxation in the time of COVID-19 lockdown Jared Waters a Principal at Bravura Structured Solutions, highlights the potential complexities that could arise for Corporate South Africa amidst the country’s COVID-19 lockdown period.   President Cyril Ramaphosa announced South Africa’s nationwide lockdown for a period of 21 days in an effort to slow down the spread…

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Covid-19: Financial and Business Lessons

Covid-19: Financial and Business Lessons The year 2020 was earmarked to be the ’20-plenty’ year. A year filled with great expectations, abundance, growth, achievement and joy. The outbreak of covid-19 brought those expectations to a sudden halt. It almost feels unreal that a virus can have this significant impact on the entire world. The world…

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Covid-19 lockdown and tax and unemployment related matters

Covid-19 lockdown and tax and unemployment related matters Authors: Piet Nel and Juanita Steenekamp SAICA The Covid-19 lockdown currently in place will have an impact on tax related matters.  This includes contact with SARS, returns and payments due to SARS, as well as disputes.  It also has an impact on employers and their employees.  Whilst…

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Lifestyle: Tech review – Tecno’s Spark 10 Series launched

The key to choosing a mobile phone today varies between usability, functionality, and a beautiful product. In addition, you also want an affordable phone. The recent launch of the Spark 10 Series in South Africa has provided consumers with another awesome option. With the large screen size of 6,8 inches, you will enjoy a great…

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Lifestyle: Motoring – The Mercedes-Benz EQB350

A bold electric crossover redefining luxury. Are electric cars the future? What can I expect in an electric car and is it suitable for long journeys. Find out as @motoringandtechworld takes us through everything you need to know about the Mercedes EQB350. Specifications Engine: Electric POWER: 215 KW TORQUE: 520 NM 0–100 KM/H: 6.2 seconds…

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Profile – Thembeka Maseko – Women have no business sabotaging each other

While the headwinds faced by women are well documented, Thembeka Maseko CA(SA) believes women themselves can play a role in changing the status quo. Thembeka Maseko CA(SA) recoils through the glass ceiling. At this instant she’s almost six minutes into a quote about headwinds faced by women in the workplace. ‘Globally, we’ve come a long…

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Profile – Ansie Ramalho – Governance for the benefit of all

Lawyer Ansie Ramalho has been a crucial contributor to the accounting profession for the past 30 years. As chair of the King Committee, she is one of the country’s leading experts in corporate governance and is also a vastly experienced non-executive director. Ansie has made decisions for companies with billions invested into the capital markets…

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Profile – Zahid and Zahida Fakey – Destiny’s delight A couple’s journey in love and accounting

Destiny, the invisible force that intertwines lives, has a way of bringing two souls together in the most unexpected of circumstances … This is the story of Zahid and Zahida, two individuals united by fate, embarking on a journey of love, purpose, and the pursuit of crunching numbers. When Zahid and Zahida Fakey first crossed…

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Profile – Lerato Phelane – More than a numbers game!

As a young chartered accountant at the age of 33, I have had my fair share of challenges, setbacks and obstacles to navigate through. But through resilience, determination and an unwavering commitment to excellence, I have been able to rise above my circumstances and become a leader in my field, as well as an advocate…

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