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Essential Reading - Our Top Picks for June

Each month, our Moore Stephens L&D team brings you its top picks for essential reading. This month we look at two books published in 2018 on legacy and leadership – one about what makes ordinary people into extraordinary leaders and one about how to build a long-term legacy in a short-term world.

Section 12J – Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

We received an overwhelming response to our March newsletter article on Section 12J and how it is delivering growth for South Africa. To answer just some of your questions, we have put together a list of FAQs related to Section 12J and Section 12J Venture Capital Companies (VCC). Kai Reuning and Hans-Dieter Hillermann of Moore Stephens Johannesburg share their insights.

Tax-Free Company Transport – How to Benefit from This Provision

Transport to and from work is a daily struggle for many South Africans and as a result, many businesses provide transport for their employees. In recognition of this necessity, SARS has introduced Paragraph 10(2)(b) of the Seventh Schedule to the Income Tax Act to provide this service at “no value” for tax purposes. Lynn Alaraju of Moore Stephens Johannesburg takes a closer look.

Moore Stephens Mauritius on the Mauritian Budget Presentation

The National Mauritian Budget 2019/2020 themed “Embracing a Brighter Future Together as a Nation” was presented earlier this month by the Mauritian Minister, the Hon. Pravin Kumar Jagnaugth. Our colleagues at Moore Stephens Mauritius share their insights into the budget and what it means for individuals and companies with interests in the country.
 

Is HMRC taxing you on your UK Pension, interest or royalty income? Time to claim a refund!

The Double Taxation Agreement (“DTA”) between The United Kingdom (“UK”) and South Africa (“SA”) has been enforced since December 2002.  In terms of Articles 11,12 and 17 of the DTA interest, royalties and pensions, other than Government pensions, paid to a South African tax resident is only taxable in South Africa meaning HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) do not have taxing rights on these sources of income.

Market Outlook: India

In this month’s Market Outlook, written exclusively for Moore Stephens by Anchor Capital, the team looks at India, one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, as an increasingly attractive investment destination.

Meet Moore Stephens

Each month, we’ll be profiling a different firm in the Moore Stephens South Africa network. Moore Stephens Cape Town was one of the first firms in South Africa to negotiate the use of the Moore Stephens name. The merger of two dynamic accounting firms in 2003, Bush Kohlberg Inc and Van der Westhuizen Andersen Inc, joined forces and together with Moore Stephens Johannesburg were the first firms to practice under the Moore Stephens banner. 

Now centrally located at Northgate Park, along the N1, Moore Stephens Cape Town is a significantly expanding accounting and auditing practice with professionals, trainee accountants and support staff servicing a wide array of industry sectors.

Are you a Moore Stephens Alumnus?

If you are a Moore Stephens Alumnus, we’re delighted to invite you to Moore Connect – a Moore Stephens Alumni group for South Africa. No matter how long you have worked at Moore Stephens, we believe that the relationships forged at our firms reach well beyond your time with us. Make the most of this network of exceptional individuals and join our LinkedIn Group or subscribe to our Moore Connect Alumni newsletter. We look forward to finding out what you have been up to.
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Key Considerations for Audits with Digital Assets

Blockchain technology is not only in vogue. It is starting to disrupt the incumbent payments industry by delivering enhanced speed, security and transparency. Moore Stephens International, in conjunction with our Global Blockchain Leaders, outline the key consideration for Audits with Digital Assets in a fascinating new downloadable report.

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