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2 days ago
Budget’s tax creep will get you, even if you’re not rich
Budget’s tax creep will get you, even if you’re not rich
Personal finance

By increasing the income tax brackets by just one percent, instead of in line with the inflation rate, the minister of finance ...

2 days ago
There are ways to avoid paying dividends tax
There are ways to avoid paying dividends tax
Personal finance

The best way to duck dividends tax is by contributing to your retirement fund.

2 days ago
Medical tax credit up only six percent
Medical tax credit up only six percent
Personal finance

If you belong to a medical scheme, from March 1 you will be able to deduct from the tax you owe a medical tax credit of R303 ...

2 days ago
Possible delay in compulsory pensions for provident fund members
Possible delay in compulsory pensions for provident fund members
Personal finance

Members of provident funds may enjoy another year of tax deductions for contributions to their funds without being forced ...

3 days ago
Budget is more friendly to bonds than equities, asset managers say
Budget is more friendly to bonds than equities, asset managers say
Personal finance

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget was more bond-friendly than equity-friendly, Mark Appleton, the head of South African ...

3 days ago
Who is paying the most tax
Who is paying the most tax
Personal finance

The share of taxes paid by individuals in South Africa has been increasingly steadily over the past few years.

3 days ago
Tax break on income earned while abroad may be scrapped
Tax break on income earned while abroad may be scrapped
Personal finance

The days of enjoying a tax-free income for working overseas for lengthy periods may soon come to an end.

3 days ago
Gordhan is nudging us towards saving for the long term
Gordhan is nudging us towards saving for the long term
Personal finance

The finance minister is mindful of high debt and low savings levels, and signs indicate that he is trying to influence consumer behaviour.

5 days ago
#Budget2017 - PwC unpacks income tax changes
#Budget2017 - PwC unpacks income tax changes
Budget

Certainly, taxpayers with taxable income in excess of R1.5 million will find themselves significantly worse off, says Barry Knoetze.

5 days ago
#Budget2017 Dividends tax raised to 20%
#Budget2017 Dividends tax raised to 20%
Personal finance

Dividends tax has been increased from 15 percent to 20 percent with effect from today, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced in his Budget.

5 days ago
#Budget2017 Biggest tax hike for high earners
#Budget2017 Biggest tax hike for high earners
Personal finance

High-income earners will pay substantially more tax in the 2017/18 tax year with the introduction in the Budget of a new ...

5 days ago
#Budget2017: Smokers, drivers, wealthy to pay more tax
#Budget2017: Smokers, drivers, wealthy to pay more tax
Budget

South Africans earning more than R1.5 million a year will pay more tax, as will smokers and drivers.

6 days ago
WATCH: South Africans comment on #Budget2017
WATCH: South Africans comment on #Budget2017
Budget

With the budget speech on Wednesday, we took to the streets to find out what the public is hoping will be addressed.

6 days ago
#Budget2017: Fuel levy hike almost certain
#Budget2017: Fuel levy hike almost certain
Budget

A steep increase in the fuel levy is one of the measures Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan might use to raise the revenue required ...

7 days ago
#Budget2017: Eyes on solution to R28bn shortfall
#Budget2017: Eyes on solution to R28bn shortfall
Budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s likely steps to finance a potential tax shortfall of R28 billion in the 2017/18 fiscal ...