Employee

April 29, 2021

#3 What the hell is that?

In one of the BKI’s newsletters circulated during February 2021 I undertook to circulate a list of phobias starting with the letter A and – not […]
April 21, 2021

OH MY WORD!

Warning; language in paragraphs 5 and 6 – even though quoted verbatim – may be offensive to some persons. Words – and more particularly the written […]
March 25, 2021

How do I register a trust?

A trust is an agreement between the person who owns the assets and the appointed trustees. A trust can be a good way to preserve your […]
March 25, 2021

Auditing your tax compliance profile

Taxpayers who make use of the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) electronic filing system (or as it is generally known, eFiling) will know that, in addition to containing a history […]
March 25, 2021

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 […]
March 17, 2021

#2 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letter B. Phobia Condition Bacteriophobia Fear of bacteria – Mysophobia, also known as verminophobia, germophobia, germaphobia, bacillophobia and bacteriophobia.  This is a pathological fear of contamination and germs […]
February 5, 2021

What the hell is that?

Shortly before the holiday season commenced, my firm was mandated to undertake a due diligence on behalf of a potential purchaser of a farming operation involving poultry, geese, and […]
January 14, 2021

Are you freely exposing your data to data thieves?

Convenience is everything in our fast-pace world that never seems to sleep. From takeaways to online shopping to 24-hour stores to free public internet networks, our […]
January 14, 2021

When can businesses return to ‘business as usual’

2020 was a year that will always be remembered for a variety of reasons. Apart from the obvious invasion of COVID around the world, South Africa […]
January 14, 2021

Caring for your loved ones by caring for their future

We’ve all seen it in movies and novels: A young unsuspecting person wakes up one day to find out that they had been left an extraordinarily […]
September 10, 2018

Fringe benefits provided to employees

The Seventh Schedule to the Income Tax Act[1] lists various benefits that employers may grant to employees which will attract income tax for the employee,[2] and […]
May 4, 2018

The taxation of employee incentive schemes

It has become popular commercial practice for many employers to design employment incentive schemes whereby employees are remunerated for services rendered over a period of time […]
August 11, 2017

Social Media: What line can’t I cross as an employee?

There are cases of employees posting sensitive or disrespectful information and messages about their employers online. This might seem like an innocent joke with the people […]