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Pros and cons of working from home

Are you considering working from home? Do you know the advantages and disadvantages associated with working from home? Here are a few pros and cons associated with working from home: Pros Efficient Leads to autonomy and creativity low-cost compared to the workplace Cons The balance needs to be right and fair to everyone It may […]

4 costs of working from home

Working from home comes with benefits but there are costs that are associated with setting up and maintaining your home office. Here is a list of costs that you can incur while working from home: Home office setup Home office connectivity Maintenance of the existing office Soft costs Read more here.

How to protect your practice against remote work security threats

Working from home comes with data security concerns. Do you know how to protect your data from threats? Here are 3 things to consider to make sure that your data is secured. Encryption is your friend Turn off services Make sure to back up your data Read more here.

The post-Covid workplace

Covid intensified the hybrid workplace, with more people working from home they are faced with a few issues related to the taxation of telecommunication benefits and the interpretation note relating to the deductibility of home office expenses issued by the South African Revenue Services (SARS) Read more here.

SAIBA reflects on 2021

2021 for many, was a year to recover and get back on their feet and the birth of new and improved working conditions to accommodate the change. For SAIBA, the aim was to better the lives and careers of their members by bringing them ease of access to information, creating new opportunities that will advance […]

Failed in accounting, now a SAIBA member! Why we love Nelson Mbele.

We draw inspiration from leaders, their words can awaken a light inside of us that motivates us to reach our full potential. Nelson Mbele captured the words of former Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi. “When Zozi won Miss South Africa, she said we need to take up space and cement our footsteps wherever we are, and […]

Zwakele Zikalala – I aspire to reach greater heights

Zwakele Zikalala is one of 75 students taking part in SAIBAs U2Pro programme and has given positive feedback on the programme and gained multiple skills even before the programme ends. Growing up shy she could not always participate in activities and make her voice herd. For someone who is just starting her career, being able […]

Accounting officers reaffirmed as crucial to the NPO sector

The Department of Social Development has published the Draft Non-Profit Organisation Amendment Bill 2021 and is asking for comments. The Bill seeks to amend the current Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Act, 1997 (Act 71 of 1997). The Act was meant to create an enabling environment in which NPOs could be formed and function optimally. Overtime gaps […]

Supreme court slaps down Spur over tax deduction claims

Misrepresentations and non-disclosures caused the Western High Court to overturn the ruling over the R48 million contribution to a Spur employee share trust. Spur was ordered to pay the costs of the appeal. Read more here.

20% growth in client advisory service practices in the accounting field

A recently conducted survey by CPA.com & AICPA PCPS Client Advisory Services Benchmark Survey shows growth in terms of net client fees per professional and maturity in the CAS landscape, 8% more than in 2018. Read more here.