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National Budget Speech Summary 2019

This week the Minister of Finance delivered the annual Budget speech for South Africa’s year ahead.  In his speech, the Minister, Tito Mboweni placed emphasis on ridding the government of rot in order for new growth to take place – a clear indication that the ruling party are trying their best to clean up the… Read more »

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The Ramaphosa Effect On The Rand

Since the last few trading days in November the value of the Rand has appreciated significantly when measured against the Dollar, the Euro and the Pound. In the days leading up to the African National Congress (ANC) conference, 18th Dec 2018, we saw an ailing Rand where political and economic risks were generously priced into the… Read more »

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Motor Vehicle Registration for Non Residents

UPDATE (04/09/2018): Many of our clients are struggling at the Traffic Department to register vehicles or obtaining a Traffic Register Number.  We have tried to get further information from the Traffic Department with no success, and therefore the information in this article serves as a guideline using the information we were able to obtain previously… Read more »

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Property Transfer and Bond Cost Sheet

Our property transfer and bond cost sheet gives an overview and simple breakdown of the costs involved when purchasing property in South Africa. These costs include attorneys fees (plus VAT), deeds office fees and transfer duty (for the total transfer costs). Please note that this cost sheet shows approximate costs and you should check the… Read more »

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South African Budget Summary 2017/18

Yesterday Minister of Finance for South Africa, Pravin Gordhan delivered his annual Budget Speech, focusing on the 2017/18 year ahead. In his address, he spoke of Government’s plan for growing a stronger economy and having a budget that can thrive and deliver to the country’s citizens over the long term. Expected economic growth this year… Read more »

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You and Your UK Pension

Reviewing a UK Pension – Do I need to move it upon arrival? Speak to anyone relocating from the UK who has a UK pension and they will tell you that they’ve been approached by a financial advisor recommending their pension is moved to a QROPS². Often the approach is made within a short time… Read more »

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Brexit & The Currency

We’re now into month four after the Brexit referendum.  The leave campaign was looking like it would suffer a defeat at the hands of the stay campaigners, but as we all know, what would come around at 2am the following morning would be the biggest upset in the governments history. The uncertainty has spooked the… Read more »

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Signing an Offer to Purchase

We are all aware of the saying “signing your life away”, but do we always take note of what it is we may be signing?  South Africa has one of the best Deeds Registries in the world and while this is great it does mean that the property transfer process has quite a few regulations…. Read more »

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The Politics of Tax

The art of taxation is in plucking the most feathers from the goose without the goose hissing – J B Colbert Over the past number of years taxpayers have been frustrated by how government collects revenue and by how it has introduced financial policies that are implemented by the revenue department.  While no excuse can… Read more »

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