August 24, 2015

Appointing a financial manager: Do you know what to look for?

Ideally the candidate to appoint as financial manager must be qualified for the post in terms of sufficient knowledge and relevant experience. There is, however, a […]
January 26, 2016

IFRS vir KMO: Erkenning van inkomste uit die lewering van dienste

Alvorens die inkomste ontvang vir dienste gelewer erken kan word in die boeke van die verkoper, is daar twee belangrike kwessies wat opgelos moet word naamlik, […]
January 26, 2016

Do you use a monthly financial checklist? If not, you might miss something important

The primary purpose of business is to generate positive cash flow and make a profit, both of which are determined by two factors: money coming into […]
January 26, 2016

Bespaar op Ouditfooie: Gebruik ʼn Finansiële Oudit Voorbereidings-kontrolelys

Aangesien  ʼn oudit die aandeelhouers en ander belanghebbende partye van ʼn besigheid teen die risiko van praktyke waar bedrog mag voorkom kan beskerm, kan hulle daarop […]
February 25, 2016

Incentivising non-retirement savings in South Africa through Tax free savings accounts

National Treasury introduced the Tax free savings account and these accounts have been available since 1 March 2015, available through a variety of providers. These accounts […]
February 25, 2016

Finansiële risikobestuur vir u klein besigheid: Weet u wat om te doen?

Is dit werklik nodig om te weet hoe om finansiële risiko te bestuur? Die antwoord is ‘n besliste “Ja!” Dit kan die verskil beteken tussen ‘n […]
March 23, 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Section 38 of the Companies Act, 61 of 1973 (now repealed) contained a prohibition against companies issuing shares to prospective shareholders on loan account.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 […]
April 25, 2016

Financial assistance and the Companies Act

One of the more significant changes that the “new” Companies Act, 71 of 2008, brought about was that a company may now provide financial assistance to […]
April 25, 2016

So what is gap cover all about

Something that is a frequent question by consumers is “Why did my medical aid not cover the full cost of my hospitalization?” Thinking they were covered […]
August 16, 2016

Application for a loan

Entrepreneurs of small enterprises may find it difficult to obtain funding to start their business. You can try the bank, but that can be a real […]
August 16, 2016

How to manage your debt

Alecia had big financial problems; she had too much debt and her expenses outweighed her income. She decided to open a new bank account into which […]
September 9, 2016

Salary sacrifice schemes – latest judgment by the supreme court of appeal

Salary sacrifice schemes are popular in practice. Typically, they involve employers paying a decreased salary to their employees, with an added fringe benefit to make up […]
October 26, 2016

Impermissible exchange control “loop structures”

Many people or companies with offshore activities will be aware of the existence of exchange controls imposed by the South African Reserve Bank and monitored by […]
March 15, 2019

bdk Auditors knows how to do our homework!

When we take on new clients, research forms an integral part of the audit process. In order to develop an ideal audit strategy and audit plan […]
September 25, 2019

Save for your golden years

Saving for retirement can prove to be a very complex task, however, this does not have to be the case. Many people are not making the […]
March 4, 2020

Section 7C – a practical explanation

What is section 7C? This section of the Income Tax Act is an anti-avoidance measure aimed at transactions between connected persons and trusts, where a trust […]
March 4, 2020

You should get a financial advisor

It’s not to say you spend finances irresponsibly, but having a reputable financial advisor comes in handy. Depending on your financial needs, your advisor may be […]
February 17, 2021

Take the next step towards tax-smart investments

As the 2021 tax season comes to a close, it becomes clear just how important it is to make use of every available savings avenue that […]
December 5, 2022

Hey, Generation Y and Generation Z!

Do you think you can retire comfortably? Millions of South Africans rely on the money saved in their employers’ retirement fund to earn an income when […]
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