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Celebrating Success

The leaders of Europe’s finest businesses gathered in Athens last week for the gala ceremony of the European Business Awards 2013/14, sponsored by RSM International.

Congratulations from everyone at RSM to the Ruban d’Honneur recipients, the European Public Champion, the winner of the Chairman’s Selection Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award, and of course, the ten overall category winners.

The RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Airspeed Telecom(Ireland)

The UKTI Award for Innovation - Olea Medical(France)

Connect to RSM. Connect with success

Welcome to RSM Betty & Dickson, an association of South African firms of Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. We provide a wide range of auditing, tax, advisory and fiduciary services to the private and public sector and to individuals. Our 4 offices are united through a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a unique client-centered approach and as part of the global network of RSM, we have more than 32,500 people in over 100 countries on hand to serve your needs.

Wherever in the world your business is going, you need constant access to rapid, relevant answers and a fast-moving team on your side. RSM is one of the world’s leading audit, tax and advisory networks of independently owned and managed professional services firms.

With global reach and local perspective, RSM member firms deliver innovative solutions, helping you see further, adapt faster and grow stronger.

Get in touch to discover how we can help you get connected for success.

Current Articles 

Donations – all is not lost

In the past, if you made a donation to a qualified section 18A institution, you would have been able to claim a deduction against your income of up to 10% of your taxable income as calculated before allowing any donation deduction.


A day in a life of a bookkeeper

This article is to showcase the day in a life of a Bookkeeper at RSM Betty & Dickson Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd, in the Outsourced Accounting & Payroll Department.

Firstly, a bookkeeper has strict deadlines and responsibilities to adhere to. A normal day would start by referring to a checklist to see what needs to be attended to. In most instances a bookkeeper would know this by heart.



Putting the fun back in auditing…


Why did the auditor cross the road?
Because they looked in the file and that’s what they did last year.

Recently I was asked why I stayed in external auditing rather than going into commerce and why I ultimately became a partner at RSM Betty & Dickson (Johannesburg), the answers of which form the basis of this article and the main reason is because auditing is fun! I can hear the cries and moans and disagreement from students and fellow financial guru’s when I utter these words, but I stand by my statement, auditing is fun!


Detailed Tax Guide 2014/15

- Income tax rates, rebates
 and thresholds.
- Wear and tear allowances.
- Residence basis of taxation.
- Interest and dividend income

B-BBEE Codes Update

  • Changes in status threshold

  • Changes in elements

    RSA Tax Guide 2014/15

  • Individual - Tax Rates.
  • Individual – Rebates.
  • Individual – Exemptions.
  • Individual – Deductions.
  • Provisional Tax.
  • Inland Revenue -Interest Rates.

  • Border Crossing April 2014 Israel: Changes in Taxation of a Controlled Foreign Corporation

    Australia: Company PE Income may not be exempt from tax

    Brazil: Changes to Brazilian CFC rules

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