SAICA Tips are short video interviews of industry experts as they share insights on various topics aimed at empowering SMEs.

TIP 1: Employee certificate of service:   

Juanita Steenkamp (Project Director: Legislation, Ethics and Governance, Corporate Reporting) shares advice on POPI and other record retention companies act adherence.

TIP 2: eFiling payment arrangements:  

Gigi Nyanin (Project Director: Tax Publications and Thought Leadership, Taxation) shares advice about eFilling payment arrangement that can enable tax payers to request payment arrangements directly from eFilling.

TIP 3: Change in interest rates:

Pieter Faber (SAICA Senior Executive: Taxation, Standards) shares advice on interest rate changes and compliance.

TIP 4: Penalties:

Sharon Smulders(Project Director: Tax Advocacy, Taxation) gives insight on penalties levied on provisional tax returns.

TIP 5: Retention of records for Pty (Ltd):

Juanita Steenkamp(Project Director: Legislation, Ethics and Governance, Corporate Reporting) shares insights about the duration of retention of company records.

TIP 6: Verifying tax compliance status:

Gigi Nyanin(Project Director: Tax Publications and Thought Leadership, Taxation) shares advice about tax verification through the use of an electrical pin to reflect tax payer status results.

TIP 7: Power of attorney:

Pieter Faber (SAICA Senior Executive: Taxation, Standards) shares advice on utilizing the Power of Attorney document for quicker correspondence when submitting documents to SARS.

TIP 8: Issuing of IRP5 certificate: 

Sharon Smulders(Project Director: Tax Advocacy, Taxation) shares insight on the importance of issuing out an IRP5 certificate in the case of a deceased employee.

TIP 9: Employee mental health:

Naeem Asvat (Regional Executive: Eastern Region, Member Engagement) shares insight on the importance of staff mental health.

TIP 10: Benefits of suing local content-produce

Luncedo Mtwentwe (MD:Vantage Advisory) gives insight on the objectives and benefits of using local produce to grow the economy.