Newsletter | May 2015 Download print version
Index
Aligning your HR strategy with your business goals
Maximising your productivity
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.4
Making your content more “shareable”
When CIPC deregisters your company
TAX NEWS
The details of tax-free savings accounts
 

Financial
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Deadlines looming

Employer Annual Reconciliation ends
- 29 May 2015 -

Return of Earning deadline extended
- 31 May 2015 -

Start of Tax Season for individuals and trusts
- July 2015 -

 
 

Dear Reader,

Welcome to our May newsletter. We hope you enjoy reading the articles we have specially prepared for you.

Remember to have a look at the important tax deadlines that are also available on our website.

The Income Tax Act that came into effect on 1 March 2015 introduced tax-free savings accounts into the South African financial market. Make sure you read The details of tax-free savings accounts article for a few aspects and/or issues to consider when investing into such an account.

Keep in mind that we are here to assist you should you need us. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information on any of the topics covered.

Regards,

Rhoderic and Chrisna Roberts
Partners

Aligning your HR strategy with your business goals

A comprehensive Human Resource (HR) strategy is crucial in the achievement of an organisation's overall strategic objectives. Aligning HR with your business goals helps ensure that the company can realise its goals, which is no easy task. This article contains a few guidelines to help ease the process of aligning your HR strategy with the business objectives.

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Maximising your productivity

In today’s demanding workplace, business owners and managers are under more pressure than ever to maximise their productivity. Here are a few tips to help you to get the most out of your workday:

Focus on the interesting tasks
Find interesting and meaningful aspects of your work and focus on them. This will help you stay motivated. Interesting work does not just keep you going; it helps you to feel energised and satisfied.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.4

The Galaxy S5, and Samsung’s newly launched flagship phone - the Galaxy S6, may be Samsung's premier products. It is packed with everything a top-end phone should have, but if its screen does not suit your email and web needs; perhaps you should consider the Galaxy Tab S 8.4.

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Making your content more “shareable”

As social media has become more widely accepted as an imperative marketing channel, many businesses are wondering how to make content more shareable online. Here are a few tips to help you in this regard:

Learn what works for other businesses
Monitor your competitors and a selection of other businesses that have a successful social media strategy. Look at what they are posting and learn from their successes and mistakes. Consider who the key bloggers are in your industry and take the time to regularly read their posts. If certain things work for others, see how you can adapt their strategies for your business.

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When CIPC deregisters your company

If, for whatever reason, the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) did not receive your company annual return on the due date, it will assume that the company is inactive and will start the deregistration process – the legal effect is that the company will cease to exist.

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TAX NEWS

The details of tax-free savings accounts

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Section 12T of the Income Tax Act came into effect on 1 March 2015. This section introduced tax-free savings accounts (TFSA) into the South African financial market. While some of these accounts have been around for the past two months or so, the number of TFSA products available have been growing rapidly. This article sets out some practical considerations to look out for when investing into such an account.
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