Category: Acts

  • Private bodies PAIA (Promotion of Access to Information Act) manuals required by 31 December 2015

    The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 require all juristic persons and all businesses, small to large as well as individuals and partnerships carrying on business to compile manuals on how to access their records. These manuals must be submitted to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and must be available at the […]

  • Director’s personal financial interests

    If in terms of section 75(5) of the Companies Act a director of a company who has a personal financial interest in respect of a matter to be considered at a meeting of the board, or knows that a related person has a personal financial interest in the matter, the director: Must disclose the interest […]

  • Tax Administration Act 2011

    The following are extracts from the SHORT GUIDE TO THE TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT, 2011  regarding records that are to be kept in terms of the Act.   Record retention: The duty to keep records This Act imposes a duty on a person to retain the records, books of account or documents needed to comply with […]

  • Donations

    Whether you are thinking of helping your son financially to enable him to purchase his first property or donating money towards a worthy cause, there are some things to keep in mind. A donation is defined in the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 as “any gratuitous disposal of property including any gratuitous waiver […]

  • The obligation to provide access to certain information about your business

    The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), No 2 of 2000, was enacted in an effort to foster a culture of transparency and accountability in the public and private sector. It gives effect to the constitutional right of access to any information held by the State or any other person and that is required […]

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IC Marais

Professional experience:

IC Marais is a certified CA (SA) with public sector and private sector technical knowledge based on 5 years’ Public Sector accounting, auditing and financial management experience and 5 years audit, tax and accounting experience. Detailed knowledge of private and public sector accounting and auditing standards (GRAP, IPSAS, IFRS, IAS, ISA) and public sector financial legislation (MFMA, etc.)

He enjoys the outdoors, hunting and fishing.


Professional experience:

In 1995, Schalk started as a trainee at Warner and Newton (which became Moores Rowland in 1997 and then Mazars Moores Rowland in 2007) in Bloemfontein. In 1998, Schalk was appointed as manager at Moores Rowland, where he became a partner in 2003. Schalk received his Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Taxation in 2006 and in 2009 he received his Certificate in the Administration of Estates.


Professional experience:

Cedric started as a trainee at Warner and Newton (which became Moores Rowland in 1997 and Mazars Moores Rowland in 2007), Bloemfontein, in 1986. After completion of his articles, he joined the Special Investigations Division of the Department of Finance (SA Revenue Services) as a senior inspector from 1990 to 1991.


Professional experience:

Lucha started her career as a tax inspector at the Inland Revenue Department of New Zealand. After this she worked in commerce in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

On her return to South Africa, she completed her CA training contract with us and has been with Newtons ever since. She became a Partner in 2012.

Apart from her CA(SA) qualification she also holds a postgraduate certificate in Advanced Taxation (2005) and has the overall responsibility for training as our Training Officer.