Latest Financial News

JN Chartered Accountants keeps you up to date with the latest financial news. Sign up for our monthly newsletter today.

07Nov 2018

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development were adopted by 193 world leaders in September 2015 at the United Nations General Assembly: “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” [known as Agenda 2030]. They officially came into force on the 1 January 2016. South Africa is one […]

14Oct 2018

Tax Season Season closes on 31 October for non-provisional tax-payers and for those provisional taxpayers who opt to file at a branch.  Provisional taxpayers ordinarily have until 31 January 2019 to file on eFiling only. To date, SARS is close to reaching the 3-million mark in tax return submissions for the current year of assessment. […]

14Oct 2018

Enhancements to the Income Tax Return for Trusts (ITR12T) On 17 September 2018, SARS implemented several changes to the Income Tax Return for Trusts (ITR12T) in respect of the year of assessment ending on 28 February 2018. If you saved or submitted your 2018 ITR12T prior to the implementation of the latest changes, none of […]

14Oct 2018

President Ramaphosa’s economic stimulus package President Ramaphosa recently announced measures to stimulate economic activity. While acknowledging the tough economic environment we are faced with, he appears very clear on the direction we need to take in order to revitalise our economy albeit over a period of time. The desired outcomes were outlined as follows: Ignite […]

14Oct 2018

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) Nhlanhla Nene is the first victim of the “State Capture Enquiry”. Just two weeks before presenting a critical MTBPS, he resigned after a massive public backlash regarding his initial non-disclosure regarding his meetings with the infamous Gupta family. His replacement, Tito Mboweni, has been well received by the markets […]