Legislation Articles

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    Using your tax refund to bring home more refunds?
    anemptytextlline
    24 August 2018
    This time of the year diligent investors face a pleasant problem: what to do with the tax refund they’ve received for topping up their retirement annuities in the previous tax year. But which tax-wise vehicle should they choose for reinvesting their refunds: an RA or a TFSA?
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    Ready for a dream holiday? Plan it with your RA
    anemptytextlline
    25 July 2018
    Tax season is upon us and those who organised their tax affairs well in advance are now eagerly awaiting this year’s tax refund. What would you do with your refund? Fund your next holiday?
  • Intelligence i3 Summit 2018
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    Investing for generations to come – i3 Summit 2018
    anemptytextlline
    28 May 2018
    ‘A future to thrive in’ was the theme of the 2018 i3 Summit, hosted by Sanlam Investments and Glacier by Sanlam.
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    South African Tax Infographic
    anemptytextlline
    28 February 2018
    National Treasury has just delivered the 2018 Budget Review. Again, due to a persistent Budget deficit, certain taxes were raised. An increase in VAT to 15% is the headline story, but for individuals in the top four income tax brackets the range of the income brackets was not adjusted for inflation. In effect, your clients will therefore have less real income left after tax in the coming year.
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    Budget 2018: the impact on investors
    anemptytextlline
    22 February 2018
    The stand-out item of the 2018 Budget Speech delivered by Minister Gigaba must be the VAT adjustment. On 21 February the minister announced new tax measures to raise an additional R36 billion in 2018/19 - mainly through a higher VAT rate and below-inflation adjustments to personal income tax brackets.
  • Budget 2018: Bold, but we’re near the limit of raising tax rates
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    Budget 2018: Bold, but we’re near the limit of raising tax rates
    anemptytextlline
    22 February 2018
    In his ‘Budget 2018: Bold decisions and good intent’ investment economist Arthur Kamp argues that government is making good decisions but fast approaching the limit for tax as a percentage of our country’s GDP.