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August 17, 2018

Celebrate women this month!

In one of the largest demonstrations staged in this country’s history, 20 000 women of all races marched to Pretoria’s Union Buildings on 9 August 1956, to present a petition […]
August 17, 2018

How to survive a SARS audit?

You have submitted your annual tax return and sigh a sigh of relieve as you sit back and plan how you will be spending your SARS refund. BUT WAIT! WHAT?! […]
August 17, 2018

The rule of 5

“Knowledge is to know that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is to know that you should not use it in a fruit salad.” We live in the age of […]
August 17, 2018

Does my company need to file in iXBRL?

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has mandated that from the 1st of July 2018 all qualifying entities will be required to submit their annual financial statements through iXBRL […]
July 12, 2018

Changing banking details with SARS

In order to prevent fraud, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) requires confirmation of new or any changes to existing banking details and will only process any refunds due once […]
July 12, 2018

IFRS 15 – Revenue from contracts with customers

IFRS 15 recently became effective for financial periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018. IFRS 15 is only applicable to entities that have implemented International Financial Reporting Standards as […]
July 12, 2018

Medical scheme fees tax credit

Section 6A of the Income Tax Act[1] provides for a medical scheme fees tax credit (“MTC”), or rebate, which reduces the amount of income tax payable by a natural person […]
July 12, 2018

Don’t be insane – Make a change!

“Insanity – Doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result” – Albert Einstein Cash flow can be a big challenge for any business. Does the following scenarios sound […]
June 26, 2018

Don’t delay, submit your 2018 Income Tax Return!

Annual Tax season is here, and Income Tax return submissions starts on the 1st of July 2018. We’ve taken the liberty of answering frequently asked questions individuals may have. The […]
June 14, 2018

WHEN LOOKING FOR A BUSINESS LOAN, MAKE PURPOSE YOUR CENTRAL CONSIDERATION

Written by Marilynn Leonard – Funding Hub. MMS Group was granted permission to use this article by the author. Today there are many types of loans, from many types of lenders, including […]
November 29, 2017

SARS to intensify action against tax offenders

Despite the fact that SARS has upheld their philosophy of education, service, and thereafter enforcement, they have noticed an increase in taxpayers not submitting their tax returns by the stipulated […]
November 29, 2017

Converting from conventional accounting software to cloud based accounting software

When we start speaking to clients about the potential move the cloud, we are usually met with uncertainty, as users are accustomed to their desktop software which they have been […]
November 29, 2017

When and how to apply for Tax Directive – IRP3(a) and IRP3(s)

A Tax directive is issued in accordance with paragraph 9(1) of the Fourth Schedule. The tax directives are always issued in relation to a specific tax year. The tax directive […]
November 29, 2017

Thuthuka Fund

MMS Group and the Thuthuka Bursary Fund – Together punching above our weight In line with our driving values: Connect, Understand, Solve, MMS is proud be partakers and contributors to […]
August 30, 2017

5 Top tips to use during a SARS VAT Verification

Following a discussion with fellow senior employees at the MMS Group we felt it necessary to share some essential tips regarding the SARS VAT verification process. It is essential that […]
August 30, 2017

The Financial Sector Regulation Act

President Jacob Zuma signed the Financial Sector Regulation Act on Monday 20 Aug 2017. This Act aims to achieve a financial system that will work in the best interest of […]
August 14, 2017

Avoid Interest and Penalties, submit your Provisional Tax Return

Provisional tax payments must be made by natural persons registered for provisional tax (including other registered tax payers with a February or August financial year-end) on or before 31 August […]
July 26, 2017

The Concept of Scalability

What is scalability? Scalability describes how easy it is to expand a business model and grow its revenue significantly, without equally increasing its cost base. Relative to its fixed cost […]
July 26, 2017

Submit your 2017 Income Tax Return and avoid penalties

Annual Tax season is here, and Income Tax return submissions began 1 July 2017. We’ve taken the liberty of answering frequently asked questions individuals may have. The South African Revenue […]
June 20, 2017

Section 19 of the FAIS Act and the relevant submissions to the FSB

Section 19 of the FAIS Act states that financial statements must be submitted by all Authorised Financial Service Providers to the registrar, not later than four months after the end […]
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