Everything you need to know about the changes to the 2019/2020 tax filing season

by William Louw | Jun 30, 2020

On 5 May 2020, the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Edward Kieswetter, announced changes to the 2019/20 personal tax ...

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South Africans moving to Australia post Covid-19

by Staff Writer | Jun 27, 2020

South Africans moving to Australia have had their plans halted by Covid-19 pandemic, and it is anticipated that Australian borders will remain...

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The "market" is not the economy - buckle up, there's still a rough ride ahead

by Mike Abbott | Jun 22, 2020

There's some surprise, among clients and commentators, at the recovery of financial markets as the economic shock of the Covid-19 situation un...

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How SA and non-SA tax residents are taxed differently

by William Louw | May 2, 2020

The Covid-19 lockdown and the measures being taken to mitigate it, are severely impacting the South African fiscus.

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Where to next for a South Africa guillotined by downgrades and Covid-19?

by Andrew Rissik | Apr 24, 2020

The President has realised that to kickstart the economy, he has to put cash in the hands of consumers. Now let's see if he has the will to fi...

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Covid-19 – Challenging our ideas

by Mike Abbott | Apr 9, 2020

In economic data terms Covid-19 is in a category all its own. But as we enter a phase I would call ”peak horror” I’d like to share a view of t...

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Does financial planning advice really make a difference?

by Mike Abbott | Feb 17, 2020

People often contemplate whether it’s beneficial to hire a financial planner or not. With global uncertainty on the increase, now is as good a...

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SA expat confusion over tax status as amendments loom

by William Louw | Feb 17, 2020

Taxpayers who will be most affected by the legislation are those in the Middle East or in countries where there is no double taxation agreemen...

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Do you have the "optimal" investment portfolio?

by Mike Abbott | Oct 25, 2019

The investment industry, like any other, is out to sell its wares. To do this, it needs stories, because people buy stories, don’t they? The s...

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