Newsletter | October 2014 Download print version
Index
Organic growth strategies
5 ‘Best practices’ for using email
Apple iPhone 6
Make an ‘About us’ video
TAX NEWS
Tax implications of share transactions

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Deadlines looming

Employer interim reconciliation ends
- 31 October 2014 -

End of tax season for individuals (non provisional taxpayers)
- 21 November 2014 -

Tax season deadline for eFiling (provisional taxpayers)
– 30 January 2015 -

 
Dear Reader,

Welcome to our October newsletter. Remember that you only have until 31 October 2014 to submit your interim reconciliation submission. Please contact us if you need assistance.

We wish to remind you that we are on Twitter. Follow us: @Wallrich_SA. Retweets and mentions will be appreciated.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information on any of the topics covered. We welcome your feedback.

Regards,

Rhoderic and Chrisna Roberts
Partners

Organic growth strategies

Most businesses want to grow, but with little bank finance available these days it is not easy to just buy out a competitor. If you cannot grow by ‘mergers and acquisitions’ you need to develop a strategy to grow your business organically, which can prove a much slower process.

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5 ‘Best practices’ for using email

Email is part of everyday life in most businesses. Here are a few tips to help you regain control of your inbox:

  • Speak to people
  • Send good emails
  • Avoid ‘reply all’
  • Manage lengthy emails
  • Agree in person

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Apple iPhone 6

Apple has finally launched the iPhone 6. In response to market demand for phones with larger screens or ‘phablets’, such as Samsung and Sony, Apple had to offer a large-format version of its latest phone. They therefore launched two phones; the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Make an ‘About us’ video

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Most websites have an ‘About us’ page to provide visitors with information about the business, such as who the directors are, where and when the company was founded, its values and its mission.

Incorporating video content can really bring the business to life and make it more real to website visitors.

TAX NEWS

Tax implications of share transactions

Many taxpayers hold their wealth and business interests in the form of shares in an incorporated entity. These shares are often held directly by the taxpayer in his or her own name. In other cases it is held by a trust as part of a structure to manage the exposure to other risks and in some instances the liability for estate duty.

Depending on the size of the operations carried within the company, a group structure which includes many companies, may exist. One can also add to these permutations that some shares may be held in the long-run to manage and have an interest in the underlying business, while other shares could be acquired to realise a profit in the short-term.

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