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Are you searching for legal service from experienced professionals who strike the much-needed balance between innovation and tradition, and who will put your needs first? At Goldberg & de Villiers Inc, we proudly offer our clients that state-of-the-art, up to date approach to business and legal services, whilst always keeping our clients' specific needs as our main focus. With us, experience and innovation go hand in hand, so clients feel comfortable entrusting their business to the firm - knowing the team can offer them the best of both worlds. It is this unique combination of trusted experience and modern flexibility that makes Goldberg & de Villiers Inc the choice of such a variety of discerning clients, from one-man businesses to multinational listed companies. Since our inception in 1933, our commitment to personal service, practical advice and tailor-made proactive solutions has earned us a stellar reputation in our field.
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A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment underlines once again the need to properly record any and all agreements relating to your property.DIRECTORS: YOUR NEW RISK OF PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS
"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility" (P.T. Barnum) All too often employees of a cash-strapped business only find out too late (when the business finally fails and is liquidated) that management has been deducting pension fund contributions from their earnings and not paying them over to the pension fund. The losers of course are the employees, whose pension benefits are often seriously prejudiced.LIAR LIAR! EMPLOYERS: CAN YOU USE A POLYGRAPH?
"...the respectability of polygraph evidence, at best, remains an open question" (extract from Labour Appeal Court judgment below) Many employers are confused as to whether or not our labour laws allow you to use "lie detector" testing in disciplinary investigations and/or other processes like selecting suitable candidates for promotion.TAX TIME - YOUR 2014 DEADLINES
Tax Season has started for the tax year 1 March 2013 to 28 February 2014, and your personal income tax return (ITR12) deadlines are - * By post or dropping it off in a SARS drop box - 26 September 2014 or * Electronically at a SARS branch (provisional and non-provisional taxpayers) - 21 November 2014 or * Non-provisional taxpayers who use eFiling - 21 November 2014 or * Provisional taxpayers who use eFiling - 30 January 2015.EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES: NOTE THE NEW EARNINGS THRESHOLDS
Overtime limits and pay, working hours regulation, meal intervals, rest periods, night, Sunday and Public Holiday work - these are some of the basic protections and benefits in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) which donít apply to employees whose earnings exceed a specified threshold. From 1 July that threshold increased to R205,433-30 p.a. (from R193,805-00) - but note that some of these benefits don't apply to certain classes of employee (senior management, some sales staff, and employees working less than 24 hours a month) regardless of earnings, nor in certain circumstances - take advice in need.Temporary VAT relief coming to an end
The temporary relief provided to developers in Section 18B of the Value Added Tax Act, No 89 of 1991, will come to an end on 1 January 2015 when Section 18B will cease to apply.GDV ATTAINS LEVEL 1 BBBEE STATUS FOR THE 4TH YEAR RUNNING
The directors and staff of Goldberg & de Villiers are proud to announce that the firm has attained a BBBEE status of Level 1 Contributor for the 4th year running. Well done to the firm on its commitment to the transformation process!CHEQUE PAYMENTS ALERT
IMPORTANT CHEQUE PAYMENTS ALERTView All News