Decolonising accounting lies in providing context - experts

2019-08-17 11:06

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 undermine accounting industry's moral courage - KPMG SA chair

2019-08-14 10:25

"Delighting" clients has become the primary aim for accounting firms and this undermines their moral courage, says KPMG SA chair Wiseman Nkuhlu.

The Sunday Read: Accounting body will deal with bad apples, says CEO amid Zondo revelations

2019-02-17 09:00

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.

Iran's domestic car market stalls as nuclear deal falters

2018-09-21 09:21

'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.

Gordhan warning rings true in mini budget - tax expert

2017-10-25 21:44

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.

Budget 2016 must boost SMEs for job growth - Saipa

2016-02-24 12:08

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.

Business bodies welcome Gordhan back

2015-12-14 15:17

The SA Institute of Professional Accountants and the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry have welcomed the reappointment of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister.

Doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

2014-09-15 13:28

Those who are undeterred by the challenge of doing business in sub-Saharan Africa could reap high rewards, says an analyst.

Transformation in accountancy industry

2014-02-05 13:19

The exams of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants provide a snapshot of the impact towards transformation of the accountancy industry.

Taxpayers warned against 'free' advice

2013-09-11 10:24

An industry body has highlighted the need for both individual and corporate taxpayers to choose wisely when appointing a tax professional.


New ethics code for accountants: action must be taken on threats straight away - expert

2019-08-15 21:11

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.

5 questions: Accounting body's new boss on 'rogue accountants' & helping SA impress rating agencies

2019-02-17 15:46

Shahied Daniels, recently appointed as new CEO of the SA Institute of Professional Accountants, talks strategy with Fin24.

Accounting body to investigate two members implicated by Agrizzi

2019-01-25 14:29

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.

SARS pulling out all stops to reverse Moyane 'near disasters' - accounting body

2018-07-16 20:21

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.

FICA bill: Accountants unhappy about searches

2017-02-12 16:01

The SA Institute of Professional Accountants has reservations about the provision for warrantless searches in the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment bill.

Tax act delay will hit consumers long-term - expert

2016-02-18 14:42

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.

Van Rooyen warned not to squeeze taxpayers

2015-12-11 14:50

In an open letter to David van Rooyen, SA's professional accountants body has cautioned the new finance minister against sudden, steep tax hikes.

Individual tax ceiling in danger

2014-02-19 07:49

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.

Saipa gets sought-after status

2014-01-06 18:30

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.

Top tax tips for July filing season

2013-06-25 10:43

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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