Cecil Kilpin | February 2024 Newsletter

By |2024-02-16T14:34:08+02:00February 16th, 2024|Business, Environmental, Finance + Economics, Newsletter, Vat|

B-BBEE Affidavits: Simplifying Compliance for Exempted Micro Enterprises. Introduction Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) compliance is crucial for businesses aiming to contribute to economic transformation and inclusivity. The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) plays a significant role in facilitating B-BBEE certification for eligible entities. Let’s explore the process of obtaining B-BBEE certificates through affidavits and understand their implications. What Is an Exempted Micro Enterprise (EME)?An EME is a business with a turnover of less than R10 million. These enterprises are exempt from the requirement to produce a formal B-BBEE certificate. Instead, they can compile an affidavit indicating their B-BBEE status and shareholding.The B-BBEE Affidavit Process:Eligibility: EMEs can apply for a B-BBEE certificate (affidavit) during business registration or when filing [...]