If you have set up a trust, make sure you put it to good use to maximise the value of its assets.
If you structure your business creatively, you’ll be able to save many thousands of rands in tax. Here are some simple, practical ways to do this.
To limit tax/estate duty advantages, relevant legislature focuses on the method used to place assets into the trust, rather than on the trust itself.
In South African legal parlance, fixed property is made up of two elements: the outright ownership of the property, and the right of use or enjoyment of it.
No one can disagree that a lack of proper estate planning could result in major reversals for a family business.
High taxes can be self-defeating for a government seeking additional revenue.
Libertarians have some interesting theories about taxation, and it all starts with the non-aggression principle.
Years ago, tax benefits were good reasons to purchase life insurance. Is this still true?
A recent ruling opened the door for SARS to enforce amendments to the Income Tax Act retrospectively.
An expansion of this country’s industrial development zones might be an effective way of stimulating our struggling economy.
The Tax Ombudsman’s investigation highlights the dubious tactics used by SARS to delay refunding taxpayers.
The rule of law implies that every citizen is subject to the law, including the lawmakers themselves.