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

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.

TIP 11: Treasury regulatory on settling payments on time

Natashia Soopal Senior Executive: Public Sector and Enabling Competencies, Public Sector shares isight about the treasury regulatory rules on the importance of settling payments that are due to creditors on time.

TIP 12: The importance of keeping registry documentation

Juanita Steenekamp CA(SA), SAICA Project Director shares insights about the importance of storing and duration of keeping close corporation registry documentation.

TIP 13: How to get your tax compliance pin

Odwa Benxa Project Director: Public sector shares insight on how easy it can be to get your tax compliance-pin via efilling.

TIP 14: The role of internal auditing

Coen Stokes (CEO: Beraca Accountants and Auditors Inc) shares more on the role and importance of internal auditing in organisations to ensure that fraud and the risk of fraud is mitigated

Tip 15: PAYE Administrative penalties

Gigi Nyanin (Project Director: Tax Publications and Thought Leadership, Taxation) shares insight on PAYE administrative penalties.

Tip 16: The cost of poor mental health in the workforce

Naeem Asvat (Regional Executive: Eastern Region, Member Engagement) shares how poor mental health affects employees and organisations.

Tip 17: How to allocate your tax profile

Pieter Faber (SAICA Senior Executive: Taxation, Standards) shares advice on taking control of your tax profile and how to allocate it to registered representatives.

Tip 18: Documents related to localisation

Luncedo Mtwentwe (MD:Vantage Advisory) shares 3 key documents organisations need to read to understand local content.

Tip 19 : Invoices whilst waiting for VAT registration

Sharon Smulders(Project Director: Tax Advocacy, Taxation) shares advice on businesses charging VAT whilst waiting for their VAT registration.

Tip 20 : Tax compliance status for tenders

Odwa Benxa ( SAICA Project Director: Public Sector) shares more advice on the information needed to confirm tax compliance when submitting bid documents.

Tip 21: Compensation for occupational Injuries & Diseases Act

Juanita Steenekamp (SAICA  Project Director: Governance) shares more advice on requirements that employers should note concerning the  Compensation for Occupational Injuries & Diseases Act. 

Tip 22 : BBBEE Certificates

Natashia Soopal (SAICA Senior Executive: Public Sector) discusses what exempted micro enterprises earning less than R10 million per year can submit for verification instead of a BBBEE certificate.

Tip 23 : Internal audit controls

Coen Stokes (CEO: Beraca Accountants and Auditors Inc) explains how implementing an internal audit team can benefit organisations in mitigating risk and fraud.

Tip 24 : Updating a registered representative

Gigi Nyanin (Project Director: Tax Publications and Thought Leadership, Taxation) shares advice on how to update registered representatives with SARS.

Tip 25 : Industries designated for localisation

Luncedo Mtwentwe (MD:Vantage Advisory) discusses the industries and goods that have been designated for localisation in South Africa.

Tip 26 : Depression and anxiety

Naeem Asvat (Regional Executive: Eastern Region, Member Engagement) elaborates on the global financial impact of depression and anxiety