Taxation of Foreign Income for South Africans

Taxation of Foreign Income for South Africans

With the recent amendments to the normal tax exemption relating to South Africans working outside the country as provided for in s 10(1)(o)(ii) which comes into effect from 1 March 2020, financial advisers have been inundated with clients and others wanting to...
Greed

Greed

On a recent trip to Zululand, I found this interesting flyer on my car. “What does the good Doctor have to do with finance?” I hear you ask. Well, a few natural herbs can help you attract customers, win the lotto and even pass exams! Now I can hear a few people...
Financial Success, Luck or Skill?

Financial Success, Luck or Skill?

As a financial advisor, I am often surprised by how much money some of my clients who don’t earn much have built up, and how little capital some clients with huge incomes have managed to amass. How is it possible that a client who has been a teacher for all of his...

Financial Success, Luck or Skill?

As a financial advisor, I am often surprised by how much money some of my clients who don’t earn much have built up, and how little capital some clients with huge incomes have managed to amass. How is it possible that a client who has been a teacher for all of his...
Tax Efficient Investments

Tax Efficient Investments

I know that “Tax Season” is over and that the big push for Retirement Annuities has now tapered off. However, Retirement Annuities are not the only tax efficient vehicles used in the investment space. Below is a useful summary of the more common investment vehicles...
The importance of doing nothing

The importance of doing nothing

In this day and age of instant gratification, constant information flow, and the general speed of doing things, people constantly need to be kept entertained and constantly need to be “seen to be doing something.” If you look at the first graph below you will see the...