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Betty answers questions on who can complete tax returns

Hi Betty This question is regarding tax returns. When I completed my Diploma – Technical Financial Accountant I applied with SAIT for membership but I was declined membership as they said even though I had the qualification I did not have enough experience regarding tax returns. I’ve been looking for employment to gain this experience […]

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CPD Subscription package offering from SA Accounting Academy

Being a member of a recognised professional body, like the ICBA, requires members to meet a minimum number of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points per annum to retain membership.   The ICBA has entered into an agreement with the South African Accounting Academy to bring specialised CPD events which have been tailored to ICBA members […]

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5 Ways To Remain ‘Current’ In Your Field

Staying current with regards to market trends, industry knowledge and new skills is vital for securing your job or re-entering the marketplace, but it can equally help to advance your career and earning potential. Remaining current and in touch with changes within your field is imperative and will certainly give you the competitive edge, whether you […]

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Independent Review – working papers to avoid KPMG mistakes

The KPMG Gupta scandal has revealed the serious engagement risk faced by accounting firms.  A lack of engagement quality control and failure to do proper client acceptance procedures has cost KPMG a number of clients and huge public embarrassment.   Nicolaas van Wyk, CEO of the Southern African Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA), is presenting a course th […]

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