Monthly Archives: January 2016

SA ECONOMY: 2015 IN REVIEW

South Africa has a host of appealing competitive advantages. It remains the continent’s second-largest economy – benefitting from a large manufacturing base, more than $2.5trn worth of metal and mineral deposits, and one of the most robust financial sectors in … Continue reading

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TAX IMPLICATIONS WHEN INVESTING ON BEHALF OF CHILDREN

South Africans need to be aware of the tax implications of investing money on behalf of their children. Carla Rossouw, tax specialist at Allan Gray, says that when investing money in the names of your children under the age of … Continue reading

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OBJECTING TO AN ASSESSMENT

One of the risks of not using a tax professional to attend to one’s tax affairs arises when SARS assesses an individual’s income tax return. Quite often, a return submitted is assessed incorrectly, or on a basis in terms of … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU EVER DONE YOUR ESTATE PLANNING?

If you have never planned your estate, perhaps now is a good time to consider it. This will be to everyone’s benefit, as there are often hidden costs which come into effect at the time of passing, that are not … Continue reading

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