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Sort your stuff out

Put your accounts in their place We’re all about helping you sort your money stuff out. That includes arranging (and, if you’re inclined, rearranging) your linked accounts as you like, which you can now do just by dragging them. Do it on mobile, and it’ll automatically be saved on the web (or vice versa). Now… Read more →

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Same same. But better.

A short while ago, we let everyone know that things behind the scenes were a little different, but that 22seven was the same. Now it’s time to say that we’ve been working to actually make it better. Our focus over the last few weeks has been on making some of the tweaks and improvements you’ve been asking… Read more →

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Give your Money a Turboboost

The svens relate a story from a colleague.

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Decellerate your mobile costs

Contract, or pre-paid? If you’re using a mobile phone, there is more to consider than just what you’re paying.

Paying tax: Do I need to pay tax?
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Do I need to pay tax?

Do you need to pay tax? Sometimes, no. SARS has recently communicated that if you earn less than R350,000 in a year, and fulfil a series of complicated criteria, you may not have to file a tax return in 2016. If you earned under R350 000 before tax in a full year from one employer and have… Read more →

Tax registration. How to get a tax number: A step-by-step guide
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How to get a tax number

Either you or your employer would have registered you and you would have been issued with a 10-digit tax reference number from SARS. If you have not registered then the process is easy: 1. Simply click here to download the IT77 form, print it out and follow these easy steps to completing it. 2. You… Read more →

Tax refund, rebates and returns explained
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Returns, rebates and refunds explained

Most taxpayers just want to do their tax quickly and easily, and if they’re due – receive some money back from SARS. A lot of confusion surrounds the process, but by understanding three common terms can make tax season a little bit easier. Return, rebate and refund are the most commonly misunderstood words when it… Read more →

coin jar
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Using a coin jar to make a small change

The value in making small changes to increase savings.

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Tax Season and Tax Year explained.

So what is the difference between Tax Season and Tax Year?

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Sole Proprietor or Company. Which is best for tax?

Getting a new business venture off the ground is an equally exciting and stressful time. You’re enthusiastic about getting your new product or service out into the market, but you face quite an administrative process to get it off the ground legally. A decision that often stumps many small business owners is whether to operate… Read more →