For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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During the SAIPA Accounting Indaba a panel of academics looked at how ready the tertiary education system is for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
"Delighting" clients has become the primary aim for accounting firms and this undermines their moral courage, says KPMG SA chair Wiseman Nkuhlu.
It is unfortunate that "a few rogue accountants" managed to tarnish the image of the accounting profession in SA, says the new CEO of the SA Institute of Professional Accountants.
'It is clear and obvious that the US is purposefully putting pressure on the people of Iran to instigate discontent,' says said Mohammad Reza Najfimaneh, the head of the Iranian Specialized Manufacturers of Auto Parts Association.
Income taxes will almost certainly increase next year and the top income bracket will likely see the highest increases, says an expert in the wake of Gigaba's budget.
Using Budget 2016 to stimulate the SME sector makes economic sense and is in line with government policy, says the SA Institute of Professional Accountants.
The SA Institute of Professional Accountants and the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry have welcomed the reappointment of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister.
Those who are undeterred by the challenge of doing business in sub-Saharan Africa could reap high rewards, says an analyst.
The exams of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants provide a snapshot of the impact towards transformation of the accountancy industry.
An industry body has highlighted the need for both individual and corporate taxpayers to choose wisely when appointing a tax professional.
Accountants are now bound by a revised code of ethics to take action when they perceive a threat to their ethical standards, according to experts at the SAIPA Accounting Indaba on Tuesday.
Shahied Daniels, recently appointed as new CEO of the SA Institute of Professional Accountants, talks strategy with Fin24.
The SA Institute of Professional Accountants will probe two accountants implicated by former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi in his affidavit submitted to the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.
The 'near disastrous' SARS operating model under suspended commissioner Tom Moyane has led to a "decline in tax morality and revenue collections", says the SA Institute of Professional Accountants.
The SA Institute of Professional Accountants has reservations about the provision for warrantless searches in the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment bill.
The delay in implementing new tax laws panders to short-term use of provident fund savings to the detriment of long-term retirement needs, warns an expert.
In an open letter to David van Rooyen, SA's professional accountants body has cautioned the new finance minister against sudden, steep tax hikes.
If Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan could allocate budget to all necessary areas without increasing the deficit too much, he is a super hero, says an expert.
The SA Institute of Professional Accountants has achieved a sought-after status, which puts it in the same league as many of the world's top service organisations.
For individual tax payers the 2013 tax-filing season begins on 1 July and all returns must be completed by the end of November.
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