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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What to do with your living annuity when you retire abroad

by Niel Pretorius | Jun 11, 2018

If you have a living annuity in South Africa but no longer live in The Republic, you will need to make sure that you plan accordingly to minim...

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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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Financial emigration: Transfer your RAs out of SA

by Niel Pretorius | Oct 20, 2017

If you’re a South African who is thinking about moving abroad, or who has already moved, you should consider financially emigrating. Among oth...

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The war on South African expats continues

by Niel Pretorius | Aug 10, 2017

South Africans working abroad are already reeling at the proposed repeal of the foreign employment income tax exemption, which was recently pr...

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How SARS plans to target South African expats

by Niel Pretorius | Jul 21, 2017

Mark Twain said it best – “The difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector is that the taxidermist only takes your skin”. In the 2017...

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