Monthly Archives: July 2020

The death of a shareholder: what happens next?

A shareholder can be defined as a person, whether natural or juristic, who owns shares or stock in a company. A person can be a sole proprietor or owner of 100% of the shares, or a part shareholder where for … Continue reading

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Managing finances during Covid-19

Covid-19 walks into the room and leaves many of us breathless, a terrible reality that we cannot simply wish away. One thing is clear, the pandemic has exposed the many cracks within the system and our lives that we believed … Continue reading

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Can Sars deduct tax debts from your bank account?

Section 179 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 allows the South African Revenue Service (Sars) to issue a notice to a person who holds or owes money, including a pension, salary, wage or other remuneration, for or to a taxpayer, … Continue reading

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Estate planning: The role of your executor

You need to appoint someone with the right set of skills to ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible.  Executorship is an onerous position and, given that an estate can take anywhere between six months and several years … Continue reading

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