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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PROFILE: INTERNATIONAL: Discovering The Deep-Rooted Culture Of Beijing

When Magnus Sprenger was given the opportunity to move to China, he simply could not resist the idea of living in the world’s largest country by population – and soon to be the largest economy in the world. Since landing in Beijing last year October, he has not regretted his decision, although he admits it’s…

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Transfer Pricing Compliance: An Ethical Dilemma?

Transfer pricing has been named as one of the main mechanisms used by multinational groups for base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). While transfer pricing legislation across the world has recently been tightened, including in South Africa, compliance with this legislation is still dependent on the level of taxpayer compliance The OECD base erosion and…

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FOCUS: Ethics And Trust

Maintaining business integrity in a post-truth world Ethical dilemmas Ethical failures and the danger of over-regulation The ethicality of CAs(SA) serving on boards The profit in business ethics Integrity and values should be at the core of every business and each employee. Why? Because the right  values will steer your personal life, your business, employees…

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MOTORING: Volvo s90

Volvo has always been known to be conservative and subtle in the way their cars just seem to blend into the crowd of other motor vehicles. Well, that was until now … The all-new S90 will definitely stand out from a crowd especially from the rear, with its now almost Volvo signature-style rear cluster lights.…

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PROFILE: Attitude Is Everything

Solomon Mphakathi, chief financial officer (CFO) of The Joburg Theatre, stepped into his new role three years ago and thanks to his leadership, they have shown clean audits since. He shares his tips for success Chartered acountant Solomon Mphakathi hasn’t wasted a single moment in turning the Joburg Theatre into what is acknowledged as a…

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FEATURE: 2018 Watchlist For Accountants

2017 was a year of major changes in South Africa with allegations of state capture and cabinet reshuffles, our downgrade to junk status by three credit rating agencies and ending the year with our president no longer being the head of the leading political party. It all made for lots of uncertainty and plenty of…

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BUDGET 2018 Budget 2018: Staying afloat in an ocean of debt Where to with the NHI and medical credits? Cryptocurrencies: Tax laws to be amended Educating our children Government weighs in SAICA Budget Summary – click here Budget 2018: Staying afloat in an ocean of debt     ‘There are no joys without mountains having been climbed.…

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VIEWPOINT: ‘Banking’ Your 2018!

South Africans are in for a ‘bank’-ride this year with at least four new banks hitting the high streets, shopping malls or just smartphones The banking and financial services industry will probably get more attention this year than any year since the Cape Town doors of Lombaard Bank opened in 1793. And as a stakeholder…

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