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    The ehailing firm is constantly trying, succeeding - and sometimes failing, says Ian Mann.

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    The very people elected to bring benefits to all are undermining SA, says Solly Moeng.

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    Five years after the bloody massacre calls for justice are growing louder, says Terry Bell.


Look out for these tax change proposals

Jul 25 2017 14:02

A tax expert points out the specific tax proposals contained in the draft tax legislation released for comment last week.


Treasury's plan to target trusts gains momentum - tax expert

Jul 24 2017 10:04

The Draft Taxation Laws Amendments Bill includes further changes to curb the tax-free transfer of wealth to trusts through a low interest or interest-free loan.


Double tax may be on cards for South Africans who work overseas

Jul 20 2017 13:24

If planned new legislation goes through Parliament, South Africans who work overseas could be taxed by SARS for foreign earnings from March 1 2019.


Beware of Airbnb tax pitfalls

Jul 14 2017 16:21

Before spending an Airbnb windfall, consider the tax implications of earning this income and ensuring that adequate provision is made for any tax liability.


Compulsory social security fund on the cards

Jun 26 2017 14:41

Government is moving ahead with efforts to compel all workers to contribute towards a national social security fund to provide for retirement, death and disability benefits.


Why SA celebrates Tax Freedom Day six weeks later than in 1994

May 25 2017 07:19

Today May 25 is Tax Freedom Day – the date on which South Africans will have earned enough to pay all the taxes levied by government.


Tax resistance a legitimate show of unhappiness - expert

May 19 2017 10:45

Tax resistance has historically played a significant role in bringing down world orders, says Patricia Williams, tax dispute resolution expert at Bowmans.


Outstanding tax debt: Be careful of SARS' demands

May 14 2017 16:03

SARS’ standard processes and automated notices are not always fully aligned with the actual tax legislation, specifically regarding demands for taxes, cautions a tax expert.


Being smart with a tax rebate or your bonus

May 07 2017 06:10

Receiving relevant financial information when you need it is the Holy Grail of financial education. If you can reach people at a time when they need to make important financial decisions, you can guide them to make the best decision for their future.


Beware of taxing remittances

Apr 24 2017 18:24

According to a recent report by the World Bank, taxing remittances would be a bad idea and Ahmed Cassim, managing director at Hello Paisa, agrees.


Self-employed tax options

Apr 23 2017 13:43

As a freelancer, should you form a company or remain a sole proprietor? Maya Fisher-French looks at the pros and cons.

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