DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.01.005
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Paul Kibuuka, Deon Tustin

Abstract: This paper presents the views of 623 informal and formal small, medium, and micro enterprises (SMMEs) operating in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. The objective of the study was to identify challenges and benefits that are experienced by SMMEs during and after the registration process leading to the transition from informal to formal business, the level of awareness by the SMMEs of the registration information, and the procedures in addition to the potential factors that inspire or discourage informal an…

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