Income Tax Act

January 16, 2020

Paternity leave for men

From January 2019, working South African men are entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their child. The Labour Amendment Act also […]
January 16, 2020

How to invest in co-working spaces

When walking into a co-working space, the first thing you will notice is that the atmosphere feels completely different from a regular office. You will feel […]
January 16, 2020

Resigning rather than facing the music

The employment relationship is based on the Law of Contract in that a Contract of Employment governs the details of the relationship as is prescribed by […]
November 13, 2019

What is a Living Will?

A Living Will is a document regarding healthcare at the end of your life. It states that any treatment that would otherwise lengthen your life should […]
November 13, 2019

Managing a trust and keeping the minutes

Trustees should always act in good faith and in the best interest of the beneficiaries.  One of the main duties of the trustees is to manage […]
November 13, 2019

What is a company culture?

We all know that the term “culture” is defined as the values, practices and beliefs shared by members who form a part of the same group, […]
October 15, 2019

What the hell is Swift Code?

1. Ever heard of financial messages? Well, such a thing does exist. Letters of credit, electronic payments and securities transactions between member banks worldwide all comprise […]
September 25, 2019

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE: Brian Kahn and Finn Mergers & Acquisition

                BKI is excited to announce its strategic alliance with Finn Mergers & Acquisitions, Australia. Brian Kahn is the […]
September 6, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS! 50 Years in the uninterrupted practice of law

The BKI team is honoured to be associated with this extraordinary achievement. Brian started his practice on the 8th of September 1969, the day he was […]
August 22, 2019

Exclusion of liability whilst on a family outing

Dad says – let’s spend a fun day at the amusement park (for “amusement park” read water park, school rugby match, almost any place of entertainment […]
October 12, 2018

Gone are the days of tax-free salaries abroad

Many South African taxpayers earning a salary abroad have for many years been able to benefit from so-called “double non-taxation”. This would be the case where […]
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 […]