Financial emigration and the expat tax: Here’s what South Africans living abroad need to know

by Tim Powell | Apr 29, 2019

Expat tax has received a lot of media coverage of late, with some polarised views from professionals even within the same industry.

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Avoiding expat tax – financial emigration isn’t always the answer

by Niel Pretorius | Mar 12, 2019

Some tax practitioners and financial advisors are saying that financial emigration is the only requirement to avoid the “expat tax”. We’re set...

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Financial emigration vs becoming a non-resident for tax purposes: What’s the difference?

by Tim Powell | Dec 11, 2018

South African expats will have to face a changing tax structure in March 2020, which may affect their foreign income. This has forced many to ...

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5 jobs that could land you an Australian visa

by Sam Hopwood | Oct 15, 2018

One of the most sought-after Australian visas is the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189). This visa allows you and any dependants to live ...

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A more affordable way to get an EU residency

by Andrew Rissik | Jul 30, 2018

It just got more affordable to invest in Europe’s most sought-after residency-by-investment programme: Portugal’s Golden Residence Programme. ...

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An Australian visa for South Africans over 45

by Sam Hopwood | Jul 26, 2018

Many people are under the impression that there isn’t an Australian visa option for them. This is because the age limit for most Aussie visas ...

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The unintended consequences of offshore trusts – an SA-UK perspective

by Niel Pretorius | Jun 12, 2018

A number of South African residents have set up foreign trusts as they look to mitigate their risks that are peculiar to South Africa, be it p...

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Retiring tax-free in Portugal (for at least 10 years) - here’s how you do it

by Staff Writer | May 16, 2018

In a bid to resurrect itself after the 2008 financial crisis, Portugal has positioned itself to become a magnet for high net-worth individuals...

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Australia has a new skills transfer visa – here are the 6 things you need to qualify

by Staff Writer | Mar 27, 2018

The Australian government has announced a new visa scheme aimed at attracting highly skilled migrants from countries such as South Africa.

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