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Tax Alert
4 July 2014 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The South African Revenue Service recently issued Binding Private Ruling number 173.

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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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.

Tax Alert
2 September 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

With the 2011 IRB Rugby World Cup (RWC) around the corner, the question often arises as to how the...

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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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Nicholas Preston comments on Shakes Mashaba and Isegund Gordan having a contract at the same time.
6 August 2014 Employment

Nicholas Preston comments on Shakes Mashaba and Isegund Gordan having a contract at the same time.

Newly appointed Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba arrives back in South Africa after a tour of Mali as the official coach of the senior national team. Isegund Gordan’s contract with SAFA runs until the end of the month, but a employment lawyer says this is perfectly legal that both men can be contracted for the same position at the same time. Director, Nicholas Preston gives comment.

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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.