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BCEA annual earnings threshold increased to R 205 433.30
2 July 2014 Employment

BCEA annual earnings threshold increased to R 205 433.30

The Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant, acting in accordance with S6(3) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), increased the annual earnings threshold to R205 433.30 from the previous figure of R193 805.00 on 1 July 2014.

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Trusts and Estates Alert
21 September 2011 Trusts & Estates

Trusts and Estates Alert

If you have read our previous alerts on the topic, you will by now appreciate the value of having an up-to-date Will that...

Pro Bono and Human Rights Alert
19 September 2011 Pro Bono & Human Rights

Pro Bono and Human Rights Alert

Quintin du Plessis, a Director in the Real Estate Practice is involved with several pro bono projects overseen by ProBono.Org.

Competition Alert
18 September 2011 Competition

Competition Alert

The Competition Act permits third parties to intervene in merger proceedings, mostly to the detriment of...

Tax Alert
16 September 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Share schemes, in various forms, have been the subject of a number of Binding Private Rulings (BPR) and Binding...

Tax Alert
9 September 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

This matter was heard in the Tax Court (the Court) in Cape Town and judgment was delivered by Davis J.

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An agent's right to commission
2 January 2008 Dispute Resolution

An agent's right to commission

An agent will have a claim for commission on a sale agreement if he introduced the parties to one another, thereby being the effective cause of the sale.

Beware the bogeyman
6 November 2004 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

Beware the bogeyman

The macro-economic rationale that lies at the heart of black economic empowerment (BEE) is to address the...

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Tax Law Amendment Act
16 May 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Law Amendment Act

The ministry of finance says that the 2015 Tax Law Amendment Act provisions relating to retirement will come into force on 1 March 2016, however the annuitization requirement for provident fund will be postponed to the 1 March 2018 but some tax experts are concerned that the delays will hit consumers in the long term. Ruaan van Eeden, director in the Tax and Exchange Control practice explains the implications of this latest development.

Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech
16 May 2016 Trusts & Estates

Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech

Johann Jacobs, national practice head and director in the Trust and Estates practice talks about the budget speech which was delivered by the finance minister from trusts tax perspective.

Employment tax incentives
10 March 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Employment tax incentives

Nicole Paulsen, associate in the Tax and Exchange Control practice speaks about employment tax incentives and how it expires.