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September 5, 2018

Important communication from UNISA – 2019 year of intake

Important communication from UNISA – 2019 year of intake Dear Training Officer and Training Office Administrator. SAICA has received the information below from UNISA, please pass this along to your […]
June 1, 2018

7 Tips to help you cope with exam stress

A little stress can be a good thing: it can be the motivational push that we need to get things done. However, sometimes, dealing with stress (especially during exam season) […]
February 23, 2018

2018/2019 Tax Guide Now available for download

The 2018/2019 MMS Tax Guide is available.Please click here to download the latest guide.
February 22, 2018

2018 Budget Speech Summary

On 21 February 2018, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered his 2018 Budget Speech. How does the Budget Speech affect you or your business? Hereby a summary of the most significant […]
February 19, 2018

UIF obligations on foreigner/expatriate employees in South Africa

There are frequent questions with regards to UIF contributions and benefits payable to foreign/expatriate employees in a Company. Under the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, these amendments have an effect as […]
February 19, 2018

Separating business and personal expenses (part 1):
Why is it necessary?

Owners of part-time and small businesses e.g. multi-level marketers, estate agents, consultants and self-employed sole proprietors, often use one bank account for personal and business purposes, resulting in business and […]
February 19, 2018

Provisional Tax penalties on underestimation of income

Provisional taxpayers are generally those taxpayers who earn income from sources other than a salary. In other words, PAYE is not deducted from these other sources of income on a […]
February 19, 2018

Terminating temporary VAT relief of residential property letting

While most sectors of the South African economy celebrated the expectations of stable growth under a more business-friendly regime in 2018, these celebrations would have been somewhat subdued around the […]
February 6, 2018

A message from the MMS Group directors

With the new year in full swing, it is important to take a moment and reflect on 2017 and all the highlights to give us that extra boost of motivation […]
February 6, 2018

Tax clearance certificates

Taxpayers may require SARS to issue them with a tax clearance certificate for various reasons. This includes a general confirmation that the relevant taxpayer’s affairs are all in order and […]
December 8, 2016

MMS Joins Alliott Group to Extend Services to the International Market

Dear Reader, MMS, one of Johannesburg’s Top 10 auditing and consulting firms, has been appointed as the local representative member firm in Johannesburg for the Alliott Group. With over 165 […]
September 28, 2016

Removing directors of a company

The Companies Act, 71 of 2008, requires that the business and affairs of any company be managed by or under the direction of its board, which has the authority to […]
October 26, 2015

Minutes of board meetings

Board meetings and the decisions made during these meetings may be determining for the effective functioning of a company. Clients are therefore reminded of the legal requirements relating to board […]
August 12, 2015

Cost management: 7 tips for cutting business expenses

It is important for every business owner to make a maximum profit, both through sales and by maintaining strict financial discipline within the company. Implement sound practices from the start, […]
July 22, 2015

What’s the buzz about business rescue?

If a company/close corporation is in financial trouble and all possible avenues to save the business have been exhausted, there is one last option available to save the business: it […]