Did you know that you will be bound by POPIA from 1 July 2021?

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Did you know that you will be bound by POPIA from 1 July 2021?

Email sent out for this post | https://bit.ly/2SlhPhN   We refer to our correspondences relating to POPIA (The Protection of Personal Information Act). We would like to stress that compliance with POPIA applies to all persons who process personal information in South Africa and applies to automated and non–automated information gathering which will form part […]

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Extended COVID-19 TERS relief for certain categories of employees – 1 January 2021 to 15 March 2021 now open!

Email sent out for this post | https://bit.ly/3emUGnD   The Department of Labour has now opened the claims for the period 1 January 2021 to 15 March 2021 for specified sectors only (see Phase 1 below) Please note that only certain categories of employees can claim TERS under this amended TERS directive: “Phase 1” – […]

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Protect your loved ones with a professionally prepared Will

Email sent out for this post | https://bit.ly/3urilJt   When last did you update your Will? A Last Will and Testament is the subject of much procrastination which often gets signed, placed somewhere for safekeeping, and then forgotten about. Please don’t make this mistake. In a recent webinar, I attended for business owners, 28% had […]

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POPIA: Unpacking the role of an information officer

Post shared courtesy of: cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com CDH marketing communications   POPIA: Unpacking the role of an information officer Written by Preeta Bhagattjee and Reece Westcott With the relevant sections of the regulations issued under the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in relation to information officers’ duties and responsibilities coming into effect on 1 May 2021, and the […]

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NOTICE TO ALL EMPLOYERS – W.As8 /Return of Earnings 2020 (February 2021 period)

MD email sent out for this post | https://bit.ly/2Pn68pJ   The 2020 Return of Earnings (ROE) for Compensation for Occupational injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) submission deadline was extended to 31 May 2021. This return relates to the payroll tax year 01/03/2021 – 28/02/2021. If you are unsure whether your entity (as the employer) must […]

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Tax evaders should face jail time to curb rising non-compliance – Judge Dennis Davis

Retired Judge Dennis Davis wants tax evaders to end up behind bars. He believes it will be a real deterrent as the idea of going to jail certainly “concentrates the mind”. He says the fact that people own luxury cars and mansions, but pay very little tax is offensive, particularly in a society with unbelievable […]

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ASA Newsletter April 2021 – Article by Dave Rich

Dave’s published article in SAICA Accountancy SA – click on the “From Distress to Success” image below: Partner – Dave Rich BR

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Domestic employees will now be entitled to compensation if they are injured or contract diseases while on duty

With effect from 10/03/2021, ALL employers of Domestic employees are required to register with the Department of Compensation for Occupational Injury and Diseases (COIDA) and submit the necessary annual returns. This means that Domestic employees will now be entitled to compensation if they are injured or contract diseases while on duty. This is also in […]

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POPIA – ARE YOU READY?

MD’s email sent out for this post | https://bit.ly/39Tf5hF   The POPIA (The Protection of Personal Information Act) compliance deadline is 30 June 2021. If you have not yet attended to the development of a POPIA implementation and compliance framework to ensure that your business complies with POPIA, you should act now. Compliance with POPIA, […]

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Justice on 100 day countdown to be POPIA compliant

24 Mar 2021 Today marks 100 days to the deadline for public and private bodies to ensure that their processing of personal information conforms to the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). In preparation for the full implementation and enforcement of POPIA on 1 July 2021, the Information Regulator (IR) has prioritised the following processes. […]

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