May 12, 2017

The validity of tax invoices: It is your responsibility

The audits of Value-Added Tax (VAT) returns by the South African Revenue Service (SARS), have increased the focus on the validity of tax invoices for the […]
May 11, 2017

Influence on estate planning

The purpose of this communication is to inform clients of certain tax increases and proposals that will have an effect on Estate and Financial Planning. Only […]
January 16, 2017

Requirements to restore a deregistered company

There are various circumstances in which a company (or close corporation) can become deregistered at the CIPC. 1. The company itself can apply for deregistration at […]
January 16, 2017

When must you consult the Family Advocate?

You may consult the Family Advocate if you have a dispute relating to either the best interests of a child and/or parental responsibilities and rights. Other […]
December 7, 2016

An Introduction: MOI & Shareholders Agreement

1. Memorandum of Incorporation The Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) is the founding document of company which, in conjunction with the Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008) […]
December 7, 2016

How to register a new company

The basic steps to register a company under the Companies Act of 2008 at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) involves certain forms and supporting […]
October 25, 2016

Important steps for the transfer of property

The transfer process can take up to three months, sometimes longer. There are different steps involved in the transfer of a property, these include: 1. Instruction. […]
October 25, 2016

Financial assistance by companies to issue shares

Section 38 of the Companies Act, 61 of 1973 (now repealed) contained a prohibition against companies issuing shares to prospective shareholders on loan account. This was […]
August 1, 2016

Interest Free or Low Interest Loans to Trusts – Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill – 8 July 2016 

The Draft Taxations Laws Amendment Bill, 2016 has been made available for comments. As far as trusts are concerned a new section 7C is proposed. The […]

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