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Apple iOS8 and OS X Yosemite
(CSR) as a profile raising tool
Measuring PR
Effective business development meetings
TAX NEWS
Are you ready for tax season 2014?

Deadlines looming

Submission and payment of provisional tax
(first period for the 2015 tax year)
- 29 August -

Attorneys Trust accounts with Law Society
- 29 August -

Employer interim reconciliation
- 1 September -

End of tax season for individuals
(manual submissions)
- 26 September -

 
 

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Dear Reader,

Welcome to our July newsletter. The 2014 Tax Season is here and we trust you will find our ďAre you ready for Tax Season 2014Ē article useful. Please contact us if you need assistance submitting your return.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information on any of the topics covered.

Regards,

Rhoderic and Chrisna Roberts

Apple iOS8 and OS X Yosemite
 

Apple recently revealed new operating systems for both its mobile and desktop devices. Technology such as the iPhone and iPad will get the new iOS8 software, while desktops and laptops will receive the OS X Yosemite software. Apple did not, however, announce any new hardware at their recent Worldwide Developer Conference.

OS X Yosemite will be launched to the public for free later this year and borrows profoundly from the design of the current iPad in terms of its initial appearance. The new OS is visually pleasing with a sharp new design for icons and a new look sidebar for apps such as Messages, Facetime, Contacts and Reminders.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a profile raising tool
 

Whether you establish a business-charity partnership or organise a group of employees to volunteer in your local community, CSR is part of being in business. It is a great method to engage your staff, build teams and fulfil your firmís role as a responsible part of the wider community.

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Measuring Public Relations

Public Relations (PR) is hard to define and sometimes even harder to measure. The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) defines public relations as the management through communication of perceptions and strategic relationships between and organisation and its internal and external stakeholders.

The methods to do this could be as simple as writing and releasing a press release or as complex as direct media relations. PR involves a lot of behind-the-scenes work as well as public activity such as community relations, crisis communication and public press conferences, to mention a few.

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Effective business development meetings

No matter what type of business you run, you need to network in order to build your business. Effective networking involves a lot more than simply handing out business cards. This article contains a few tips to help your business development meetings produce the business relationships you want.

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TAX NEWS

Are you ready for tax season 2014?

The 2014 tax season for individuals opened on 1 July 2014. This was the start of a busy period for tax practitioners and taxpayers alike. The 2014 year of assessment is not without its share of new provisions that became effective for the first time, for example, the introduction of section 7B, which deals with variable remuneration such as bonuses.

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