Summary: Performers Protection Amendment Bill 2016

Through various channels, SAGA has been lobbying government and the DTI to effect changes to the existing Performers Protection Act which dates back to 1967 and which fails to protect the rights of actors in today’s environment. On 5th July 2016, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies published... more

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SAGA Talk in Johannesburg: Actors and Tax

Monday, 13 March, 2017 - 19:00

Event Category: 

  • Workshops

DATE    Monday, 13 March 2017
TIME    18H30 for 19H00 - 20H30
VENUE AFDA Film School, 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park, Johannesburg
COST   No charge.  All actors welcome.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.  RSVP to Corine at by Friday 10 March 2017.

The facilitator for the SAGA Talk in Johannesburg will be Hans Strydom and a tax expert from SARS.

We get many requests from our members for recommendations for good tax practitioners and many more questions when it comes to preparing ones documents and submitting a tax return. 

Join us in Johannesburg and Cape Town (Saturday 18 March 2017) when will we engage with a tax expert who will aid professional actors match the square peg of being a freelancer in the film television and theatre industries with the round hole of tax. 

Stop losing out due to your lack of understanding of the law and tax, get informed by engaging with a tax industry professional to help you put money back in your pocket. 

Whether you know nothing at all about tax or you've got a handle on the basics and could use some help with the nuances, this talk is for you. 

You may submit all your questions ahead of time via email or on our Facebook page. 

See you there! 

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