Group life cover: Why to worry about your lifetime allowance

by Bill Monty | Sep 25, 2017

One of the key benefits of choosing to work for an employer, apart from the obvious salary incentive, is becoming part of their employer group...

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Tracker vs stock picker? A Nobel Prize winning mystery

by Mike Abbott | Sep 24, 2017

In 2013 a strange thing happened at the Nobel Prize awards for Economics. This Nobel Prize has particular relevance for investors. The prize w...

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Top of the market? When? Where? How?

by Mike Abbott | Sep 4, 2017

Providing prognostications on the future seems to be a habit of people in finance, investments and economics. However, much like the attempts ...

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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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Pension auto enrolment – does it apply to UK contractors?

by Staff Writer | Aug 2, 2017

We all now know that the UK government has become concerned that the work force is not putting enough money aside to cover their financial req...

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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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SA tax payers and the Common Reporting Standard

by Niel Pretorius | May 4, 2017

Martha & the Vandellas’ hit released 40 years ago seems more apt than ever. A government keen on increasing tax revenues at all costs and new ...

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South Africa’s sovereign debt downgrade and its implications

by Mike Abbott | Apr 13, 2017

South Africa finds itself in the grip of a full-blown political crisis. In times like this, cool heads prevail and well-considered plan Bs are...

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South Africans working abroad: Protect your earnings from proposed SARS tax rules

by Niel Pretorius | Mar 27, 2017

If you are a South African tax resident working abroad in a country that does not tax you on domestic earnings, like the UAE and many other mi...

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