The Treasury has agreed to significantly amend its proposal to repeal the 183-day tax exemption on income earned abroad by retaining the exemption and introducing a R1m ceiling on what can be claimed under it.
SAN FRANCISCO, US: A trio of former Google employees filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work.
Parliament's finance committee is not convinced that the introduction of mandatory audit firm rotation will advance transformation of the accounting profession as claimed, but has decided to support the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors' (Irba's) decision on the basis that the case for it is stronger than the case against it.
The minister of mineral resources has undertaken, in writing, not to implement the reviewed Mining Charter until judgment has been handed down in the Chamber of Mines' review application of the legislation.
A recent ruling in Western Cape High Court is creating new opportunities to extend the time creditors have to claim money that is owed to them by debtors. Known as ‘extinctive prescription', the three-year period is enforced from the day that the debt becomes legally due. A creditor would need to deliver a summons and pursue the money that is owed in court. If the creditor fails to do this within three years, then the debt would fall away.
Two companies - a beef supplier and a juice maker - have been referred by the Competition Commission to the Commission Tribunal after it was found they signed agreements not to compete with each other, in contravention of the competition law.
Penwell Dlamini 14 Sep 2017
Just as the public protector overstepped her powers with recommending that the Reserve Bank's mandate must be changed, she also overstepped her mandate in ordering the president to institute a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, President Jacob Zuma argued on Tuesday, 12 September 2017.
Claudi Mailovich 13 Sep 2017
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has ruled that that the withdrawal of resignation cannot have any effect unless the employer consents to such withdrawal. The enforcement of the resignation is therefore not an unfair dismissal and applicants have no claim as a result.
Andre Van Heerden and Jacques van Wyk 13 Sep 2017
The Constitutional Court has ruled that historical municipal debt (meaning municipal debt attaching to a property which is older than two years at the date of application for a rates clearance certificate) does not ‘survive' transfer, meaning that the purchaser or another successor in title cannot be held liable for debt by the municipality in any way whatsoever after transfer.
Chantelle Gladwin-Wood and Anja van Wijk 12 Sep 2017
The Competition Appeal Court has concluded that there is a duty to speak or to report to authorities or publicly distance oneself from any uncompetitive behaviour and that silent participation or passive attendance constitutes a contravention of the Competition Act. Silent or passive participants have a duty to report such proceedings.
Rishal Bipraj 12 Sep 2017