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Technology, COVID-19 and How the World Will Change

Technology, COVID-19 and How the World Will Change

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen” (Vladimir Lenin, who would have known!) In a recent seminar, the President of Microsoft, Brad Smith, gave his thoughts on what is unfolding in business due to COVID-19, plus how he saw...

Giving is Good – Just Know Who You are Giving To

Giving is Good – Just Know Who You are Giving To

“…we South Africans are a people who come together and unite at moments of great crisis” (President Ramaphosa) There is usually an upsurge in giving when there is a severe crisis. COVID-19 is no exception – witness the outpouring of help for vulnerable people who face...

Tax Freedom Day: How Many Days Did You Work for The Taxman in 2020?

Tax Freedom Day: How Many Days Did You Work for The Taxman in 2020?

“I Have Bad News and - No, Actually I Just Have Bad News” (Rick Riordan) In the current year it has taken the average South African 126 days to pay off their taxes and only from the next day did the taxpayer then work for him or herself. This date fell on 6 May this...