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Comment invited on Taxation Laws

DRAFT TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT BILL The National Treasury invites taxpayers, tax practitioners and members of the public to submit written comments on the 2020 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 Draft Regulations Prescribing Electronic Services and request all Venture Capital Companies (VCCs) registered with SARS as at 1 […]

PlasticsSA takes training offering online

Plastics SA Training Division turning a challenge into an opportunity. After all training courses were halted with immediate effect when the COVID-19 lockdown regulations were announced at the end of March, PlasticsSA’s Training Division turned the challenge into an opportunity! Although we have never offered online training before, the Regional Managers  and Trainers together with […]

Plastics Bags tread lightly on Mother Earth

The South African plastics industry has welcomed the recent findings released by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), confirming that reusable, plastic shopping bags have the lowest environmental footprint compared to carrier bags made from alternative materials. Read our latest Digimag here. The study was funded by the Department of Science and Innovation […]

EPR Plan – Industry Update

Packaging SA, Plastics SA, the various PRO’s and other interested parties have been engaging with Government over the past 9 months regarding the proposed Section 18 notice.   Section 18 refers to the Extended Producer Responsibility aspect of the National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA) and essentially replaces Section 28 (Industry Waste Management Plans) from […]