Articles, Studies and White Papers

A selection of articles authored by Mazars employee and whitepapers and studies compiled by Mazars experts on topics of interest across various industries.
Should you have any queries please contact your Relationship Partner at Mazars, or a Mazars office near you.

Innovators at Mazars

Innovators at Mazars
Innovation and transformation are words that we hear, read or write several times a day. But how do we make sense of all these new technological, societal or business trends? How do companies implement some of these changes in practice? And most importantly, how do businesses move from ‘doing’ digital to ‘being’ digital?

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Are You Missing the Tech Train?

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Mazars publishes global study on familiarity, investment and implementation levels surrounding five transformative workplace technologies.

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The future of telcos: winning the client experience battle

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Mazars publishes global study ‘The Future of Telcos: winning the client experience, the case of mobile financial services’

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Tax and its effects on deceased estates

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In recent years the effect of various taxes on a deceased estate has become more and more important to take into consideration when attending to estate planning prior to the drafting of one’s Will.

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The growing divide between Treasury's expectations and SARS results

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On 1 April 2019, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) reported its preliminary results, which exposed a revenue collection shortfall of approximately R14.6 billion for the 2018/19 financial year. As many have been quick to point out, this makes it the fifth consecutive year that the organisation has missed its collection targets.

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IFRS for financial instruments

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Mazars latest IFRS Insight addresses the accounting for financial instruments under IFRS. It draws on several relevant IFRS standards to tackle, in one handbook, the entire range of challenges related to financial instruments among which: recognition and derecognition, classification and measurement, impairment for credit risk, derivatives and hedging, and related disclosures. It includes all the new requirements introduced by IFRS 9 and the related amendments to other standards such as IFRS 7.

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Do I need to "financially" emigrate to avoid having to pay tax on my foreign income from March 2020?

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There is a big concern amongst South African nationals working abroad ahead of the change in legislation coming into effect on 1 March 2020.

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Significant tax advantages are possible for commission earners

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If you are a commission earner and meet certain requirements, you are allowed far greater tax benefits than a normal salaried taxpayer.

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Mazars Presents: Budget 2019/2020 Highlights

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For a concise summary of this years Budget Speech highlights, please click below to download and read at your leisure.

Also available to download is our annual Budget Book - a complete guide to all tax aspects of this years Budget.

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