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03Jun 2021

Filing season starts on the 1st of July this year. A significant number of individual taxpayers may be auto-assessed again this year. This auto-assessment will commence in July. SARS will send you an SMS if you are selected to be auto-assessed. SARS will auto-assess based on the data received from employers, financial institutions, medical schemes, […]

03Jun 2021

ICTs, or Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), have shown to be major contributors to the effectiveness of many different businesses throughout the world and are constantly changing the way people and industries operate. ICTs can be defined as an array of technologies that are designed to collect, store, process and communicate information both internally as well as externally of […]

03Jun 2021

The Protection of Personal Information Act (no.4 of 2013) (hereinafter referred to as ‘POPIA’ or ‘the Act’), which gives effect to the Constitutional right to privacy in South Africa was implemented on the 1st of July 2020 with a grace period of one year. The Act will become effective from 1 July 2021. It is […]

03Jun 2021

The economic effects of the coronavirus crisis have been extensive in South Africa (SA) and a recovery to pre-pandemic levels will take several years. While it is forecast that the SA economy will recover marginally in 2021, it is likely to be uneven and subdued. From a global perspective, the exceptionally accommodative policies in many […]

06May 2021

Retention periods When retaining records of personal information of its data subjects, the first point of call for the Responsible Party is to ensure that the records are not retained any longer than is necessary for achieving the purpose for which the information was collected or subsequently processed However, the records may be retained for longer, […]

06May 2021

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have become quite a popular term over the past months with stories of people buying and selling them for millions of dollars. Yet, there is still confusion for many regarding what they are. A fungible item refers to an item or good which can be replaced by an identical item – both […]