Ask Tim: Inheriting from South Africa without an SA tax number

by Tim Powell | Sep 20, 2022

“I left South Africa in 1998 after completing university and my father passed away in 2021, leaving me an inheritance of R1.5 million and a R1...

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Ask Tim: Do I need to financially emigrate to inherit from South Africa?

by Tim Powell | Sep 14, 2022

“My wife and I left South Africa in 2008 and have been told we must financially emigrate in order to receive an inheritance from our parents l...

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Forex case study: planning for future inheritance from South Africa

by Tim Powell | Sep 1, 2022

We take a look at a common scenario involving cross-border inheritance from South Africa.

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The advantages of using a forex company for your SME

by Saskia Johnston | Aug 10, 2022

SMEs face numerous challenges. Here is our advice on why using a money transfer company is beneficial and what tools can help your business.

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Tax clearance certificates – why are they taking so long?

by Tim Powell | Aug 1, 2022

In recent months, tax clearance certificates for South Africans wishing to take advantage of their foreign investment allowances have been tak...

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How to encash your RA after leaving South Africa – a step-by-step guide

by Tim Powell | Jul 20, 2022

Accessing your retirement annuity when you left South Africa used to be a simple process of financial emigration. In March 2021, a new law pas...

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How currency exchange rates are determined

by Staff Writer | Jun 24, 2022

Currency exchange rates are one of the most volatile financial phenomena and are driven by a multitude of factors, ranging from political inst...

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A brief history of the British pound sterling (GBP)

by Staff Writer | May 31, 2022

Today, the British Pound is considered one of the most stable and strongest currencies in the world. It is also one of the most traded amongst...

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Forex tips: How to pay your study abroad fees from South Africa

by Shawn Maidwell | Mar 14, 2022

South Africans are limited by the South African Reserve Bank with the amount they can transfer out of the country each year without a tax clea...

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