Entries by LEAD

Priority Notice – COVID-19 Funding Instruments for Businesses

Please take note of the different government and funding instruments available. One of our professional bodies (SAIT) has provided us with the list and details below. Agro-processing Support Scheme The objective of the APSS is to stimulate investment by South African Agro-processing/beneficiation (agri-business) enterprises. Administered by the DTI Maximum funding –R20 million per entity 20 […]

Motivation Gets You Going – Discipline Keeps You Growing

“The hallmark of excellence, the test of greatness, is consistency” – Jim Tressel I am a believer in motivation. Everyone wants to be encouraged. Everyone enjoys being inspired. But here’s the truth when it comes to growth, it does not matter how talented you are or the number of opportunities you have received. Motivation gets […]

“Every Problem Introduces a Person to Himself” – John McDonnell

How do you usually respond to bad experiences. Do you explode in anger? Do you shrink into yourself emotionally? Do you detach yourself from the experience as much as possible? Do you ignore it? Pain prompts us to face who we are and where we are. What we do with that experience defines who we […]

Lockdown Support

Proposals and Relief in Terms of Tax As per usual, we will be helping you to complete all the calculations and payments. We are awaiting finer detail on how the new proposals will be implemented. You can now delay SARS payments, and therefore improve cash flow Businesses with an annual turnover of less than R50 […]

Survival Thoughts

COVID-19 is very real and we need to deal with it in reality. We need to be realistic, have solid plans in place, and look for opportunities. It is important that we are intentional during this time with our daily priorities. We must not look for excuses to get sloppy or not getting stuff done. […]

LEAD Closing Notice

Can you believe 2018 is drawing to a close? The past year has been quite dramatic from a South African perspective. A slow recovery from a “technical” recession, three Finance Ministers within a year, not even mentioning the daily challenges we have to deal with in our personal and business lives. Amidst this turmoil, LEAD continues to […]

How to approach your finances this festive season

In the hive of festive activity, it’s easy to forget your financial goals and spend more than you planned. Next thing you know, it’s the New Year and the long month of January, with its all too familiar financial hangover, is stretched out before you. You may have heard about the ‘Marshmallow Test’, a series […]

How secure is your income?

Is your Income Protected? According to FMI #RealityCheck survey, people underestimate the likelihood of an injury or illness and overestimate the risk of death, often resulting in the wrong mix of cover. Ensure that you’re covered for your most prevalent risks. Please follow the link to a short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJCNBi69A54 Call us about income benefits […]

Administrative penalties for Corporate Income Tax (CIT) to be imposed

Kindly take note that SARS will be imposing administrative penalties from December 2018 for outstanding Corporate Income Tax (CIT) returns. Administrative penalties will be imposed on companies that receive a final demand to submit a return. In terms of Section 210 of the Tax Administration Act of 2011, non-compliance with regards to non-submission of required […]

Accounting Solution

Do you feel frustrated, tired or overwhelmed with reporting requirements, turnaround times to get financial reports to make informed financial decisions or, with the delay to get reports to your bank manager? Choosing the right accounting and payroll solutions is critical to provide you with real-time reports and for business success. It serves as the […]