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Tax Year End: Is your business pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) compliant and ready for the new tax year?

The Ghana Revenue Authority has embarked on an education drive to lift tax-to-GDP which currently stands at 16.5%

West African governments are clamping down on non-compliance among business and individual taxpayers as they strive to improve their low tax-to-GDP ratios or internally generated revenues. As the tax year-end looms in Nigeria and Ghana, companies have an opportunity to evaluate whether their payrolls are fully compliant with the laws…

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Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund offers new funding for bright ideas from African non-profits

Funds to help small, entrepreneurial organisations to deliver change to the communities who need it most

Sage (http://APO.af/1NHGpu), the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, has today launched the second round of funding from Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund (http://apo.af/fdVrNs). The fund supports the creation of either new or piloted entrepreneurial programmes to help improve the lives of military veterans,…

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Sage and ACCA Nigeria partner to develop finance professionals’ skills and expertise

Leading global provider of accounting solutions partners with global accounting professional body to develop accounting skills in Nigeria

Sage (www.Sage.com/Africa), the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, today announced that they have signed a partnership agreement with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (www.AccaGlobal.com) in Nigeria. This partnership will see the organisations work together to provide training and skills development…

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Nigerian Government Support can help Small Businesses thrive in Recessionary Times

Small & Medium Businesses in Nigeria face challenging times, even as the economy slides

With the Nigerian economy in recession, support for Small & Medium Businesses could be one of the key ingredients to carrying the country through these tough times. Assisting them should become a priority for big business and government. That’s according to Magnus Nmonwu (https://twitter.com/MNmonwu), Regional Director for Sage in West…

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Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa must create time to innovate

Technology, government support and mentoring programmes all offer potential ways to address this challenge

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa are resourceful and creative, yet many entrepreneurs lack the time and support they need to innovate in their businesses. Technology, government support and mentoring programmes all offer potential ways to address this challenge. That’s according to Billy Owino (https://twitter.com/OwinoBill), Regional Director East Africa…