Xpatweb revealed that SA is currently competing for critical skills in healthcare, engineering and ICT. In this week’s CHRO Community Conversation, Xpatweb shared findings from their critical skills survey, which is helping to shape the national migration debate in South Africa.
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At a media briefing held on 26 November, the Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Blade Nzimande, formally published the Government Gazette containing the highly anticipated 2020 National List of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD).
The tax implications of a restraint of trade payment The law around restraint of trade payments has been made very clear with regard to how these amounts ought to be taxed. Historically, taxpayers endeavoured to structure receipts as restraint payments for tax reasons, as these amounts are capital in nature and thus not subject to […]
On top of favorable personal tax rates and newly relaxed emigration requirements, the Mauritian Government has made moving to the country even more appealing with a new Premium Long-Stay Visa programme.
SARS ordered to repay R1 million wrongfully deducted from Ferrari Logistics The Pretoria High Court has ordered that the SA Revenue Service to refund Ferrari Logistics, from which it wrongfully collected more than R1 million from its bank account by means of a third-party appointment in terms of Section 179 of the Tax Administration Act. […]
According to a recent article featured by Fin 24, South Africa is now ranked 84th out of 190 countries relating to comfort of doing business, compared to a very good position of 32nd in 2008.
A company is required to register as an “external company” if the foreign company has entered one or more employment contracts within South Africa, or if the foreign company engages in a pattern of activities that would lead to reasonable conclusion of continuous business conduct in South Africa.
The South African mining industry has managed to bring more employees who hail from other countries back into the country to resume work at various operations.
While expats are allowed to return to South Africa, many are reluctant to do so due to the stringent requirements that need to be met to get permission from the Department of Home Affairs, says Leetasha Govender, Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb.
As the world is gearing up to re-open, post the Covid-19 pandemic, multinational companies are again looking to the South African market. Some with existing operations requiring resources to enter the country; while others are exploring the possibility of establishing themselves or possibly using South Africa as a gateway to expand into the ever growing Africa […]
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