Tax relief measures to support the recovery of the economy

CPI World - Extened ETI Relief

Following the week of civil unrest earlier in July that resulted in extensive damage to property and the loss of businesses and jobs, the President announced in his speech on 25 July 2021, a range of tax relief measures to support the recovery of the economy and provide relief to the poor and those who […]

COVID-19 and employee sick leave

CPI World - COVID-19 & sick leave

The third flurry of the Covid-19 pandemic is causing more and more people to become ill at the time. This also means that it is not only hospitals that are currently overcrowded, but also that there are significantly more people currently trying to face the virus at home. It also has consequences for South African […]



Government starts processing new Covid-19 TERS claims in South Africa Employment and Labour minister Thulas Nxesi has signed the updated Covid TERS directive, paving the way for the Unemployment Insurance Fund to process claims for the new Covid TERS extension. The Temporary Employer/ Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) was originally introduced to support employees whose services […]

Business Update and all the new Level 4 rules

Yesterday all the Lockdown Level 4 do’s and don’ts for South Africans were set out, including an unexpected U-turn government made on the sell of cigarettes. Go read the full article as published by Business Insider by clicking here

The back-to-work rules

With South Africans slowly returning to work with the country moving into Lockdown Level 4, there are official requirements that employers should adhere to. These include providing employees with at least two masks and monitoring bathrooms to ensure social distancing. Go read the full article as published by Business Insider on all the back-to-work rules […]

COVID-19 Tax Measures Update

Apr 2020 | RSA – COVID-19 Tax Measures Update President Cyril Maphosa announced additional Tax relief measures on Tuesday night 21 April 2020. Questions remain about how it will be implemented and from which date these changes will be effective.  All changes announced by the President has not been Gazetted yet. The changes are expected […]


MEDIA STATEMENT 20 APRIL 2020 ATTENTION: NEWS EDITORS/PRODUCERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NYDA OPENS YOUTH MICRO ENTERPRISES RELIEF FUND (YMERF)  Government has introduced a number of interventions aimed at assisting businesses in general, and Youth-Owned Enterprises in particular during the COVID-19 lockdown period. These interventions include the Debt Relief Fund and the SMME Support Intervention by […]

Government Relief Options

Apr 2020 | Government Relief Options    During this time of uncertainty we have been contacted by many clients who are experiencing confusion or uncertainty surrounding the measures and subsequent processes to follow, as communicated by government for the various relief options that are in the process of becoming available for businesses in need. However, […]

RSA | COVID-19 Tax Measures

Mar 2020 | RSA – COVID-19 Tax Measures The recent COVID-19 outbreak will have significant and potentially lasting impacts on the economy, with businesses facing the risk of cash flow problems. Tax compliant small to medium sized businesses play an important role in stimulating economic activity, job creation, poverty alleviation as well as the general […]

Lockdown: UIF Process

The Minister of Employment and Labour, T.W Nxesi has announced measures that the Department will put in place under the current special circumstance relating to the Corona virus (COVID-19) and its impact on UIF contributors. Therefore, the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Commissioner, Teboho Maruping, after consultation with UIF’s Executive and the Board developed the Covid-19 […]