Category: Accounting and Tax Blogs

Important Reminder: SARS Income Tax Deadline For 2023

As we approach the end of the financial year, we would like to ensure that you are well-informed about the upcoming deadlines for filing your income tax returns with the South African Revenue Service (SARS). Deadline for Individual Taxpayers (Non-Provisional): October 23, 2023 For individual taxpayers who are not on the provisional tax system, please be reminded…

Why You Need to Outsource Your Bookkeeping to PATC

Maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records is a crucial aspect of running a successful business.  Bookkeeping is the process of recording all financial transactions, including purchases, sales, payments, and receipts.  It is essential to have good bookkeeping services to ensure that your business finances are well-organised, accurate, and compliant with legal requirements. PATC’s bookkeeping services…

The Benefits of PATC’s Remote Accounting Services

The benefits of PATC’s remote accounting services continues to grow and adapt as the world gears towards a more remote working environment. In recent years remote accounting services have revolutionised the accounting industry as the world has witnessed a tremendous shift in the way businesses operate, thanks to technological advancements. The accounting industry has embraced…

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Financial Year-end

You’ve probably heard the term “financial year-end” used by businesses, particularly in the business world. But what does it all mean, and why is it important? In this blog, we’ll look at the concept of a company’s fiscal year end and how it affects businesses. What exactly is the end of the financial year? A…

Gavin Bacon Reappointed as Tax Court Member

Tax Court Member Reappointment Professional Accountants and Tax Consultants (PATC) is proud to announce the reappointment of Gavin Bacon as an accountant member of the Tax Court of South Africa. This prestigious appointment was recently made on the 4th of January 2023. Gavin is no stranger to the Tax Court having been a previous Commercial…

Working From Home and Tax Implications

While working remotely has become a norm for many companies it does come with certain complications such as a scattered workforce and its various tax implications. While many offices are equipped to help employees work efficiently, working from home for long periods of time can become challenging, the need for equipment and supplies therefore becomes…

PATC Welcomes Two New Appointments

Dear Clients, Staff and all Interested Parties As you know, we pride ourselves on only appointing employees of the highest calibre to ensure that you receive the best possible attention and service. This is why I am proud to announce the appointment of two new employees that have joined our PATC team. Please join me…

Termination of an Employee Contract

Notice of termination of an employee contract must be given in writing. If an employee who receives notice of termination is not able to understand it, the notice must be explained orally by employer/representative to the employee in an official language the employee reasonably understands. Notice of termination of a contract of employment given by…

What is an appeal to SARS?

What is an appeal to SARS? If you do not agree with SARS after you did an objection, you have the right to appeal to the decision. The appeal needs to be lodged with SARS within 30 business days after SARS delivered the notice of disallowance or partial allowance of the objection. This period may…

SARS is Done Asking Nicely

This article first appeared on BusinessTech on 28 August 2021. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is issuing summonses to taxpayers with outstanding tax returns as part of a continued compliance drive by the South African Revenue Service (SARS). SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter has pledged that the tax body will make life difficult for non-compliant taxpayers,…