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Maui Jim Announces Launch of New Anti-Fatigue Lens

Maui Jim introduces a new lens design category that combines the benefits of an anti-fatigue lens in the near field with the experience of wearing a single vision lens at distance. Maui Jim, a leading global sunglasses and eyewear brand, is excited to announce MauiPassport Boost, a new lens design that is

Sales Reps Are the Lifeblood of Your Business – 10 Interview Questions To Ask

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect” (W. Clement Stone) With the world experiencing its toughest business environment in decades, your sales reps are the people who more than

Independent Non-Executive Directors: A Value-Add for Your SME?

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 Many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are owned and managed by the founder(s), sometimes with the involvement of family members, and in the early stages of the life of a small or medium-sized company there would seem

Provisional Income Tax Due 26 February: Do’s and Don’ts for Companies

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 "The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having [an income on which] to pay an income tax" (Thomas Dewar) Provisional tax is not a separate tax but rather a method of payment

What Should You Do If a Creditor Tries to Liquidate Your Business?

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 Due to the recession, there are a rising number of local companies in financial distress and facing threats or applications from creditors to liquidate their businesses. The latest Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) figures released in November show that

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Investing Offshore

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” (Benjamin Franklin) It can be tempting to look at South Africa and the bad news that seems to hit us like freight trains one after another, and immediately consider moving

Employees Working Abroad: How to Avoid Double Tax

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 "Every advantage has its tax." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) The purpose of the foreign remuneration exemption, which was introduced in 2000, is to provide relief from any possible double tax that may arise where both South Africa and the

Your Tax Deadlines for November 2020

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 6 November - Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 16 November - D-date for taxpayers filing online 25 November – VAT manual submissions and payments 27 November – Excise Duty payments 30 November – VAT electronic submissions

The Five Most Common Tax Pitfalls That Small Business Owners Should Avoid

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 There are five common tax pitfalls that owners of small businesses should look out for and avoid. These hazards include three value added tax (VAT) issues, one provisional tax matter, and the fifth item deals with the tax

SMMEs: Preparing for the Second Wave

ARTICLE COURTESY OF LDP Tel: 021 888 5600 | Fax: 021 888 5697/8 e-mail : info@ldp.co.za | Web site : www.ldp.co.za 10 Helderberg Street, Stellenbosch, 7600 “Forewarned is forearmed” (Samuel Shellabarger, Prince of Foxes) The daily Covid-19 infection rate has decreased considerably over the last month or so. South Africans have found a way to live with the risk of infections and have in

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