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 →

Provisional Tax. Am I a provisional tax payer
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What is provisional tax? Do I have to pay it?

What is provisional tax? Provisional tax is a method of paying tax due, to ensure the taxpayer does not pay one large amount all in one go. As the tax liability is spread over the relevant year of assessment. It requires the taxpayers to pay at least two amounts in advance, during the year of… Read more →

Tax and your first job. Registering for tax
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Tax and your first job.

When you start working and earning an income one of the most important things you will need to do is register as a tax payer. So where do you start? Your employer is legally obligated to register you as a taxpayer at SARS and SARS will issue you with a unique tax number. (If you… Read more →

subscription subtraction
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4 steps to help slim down your subscriptions

Simple steps to help you save money while managing your subscriptions list.

Cash It to Cap It
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Cash it to cap it: how to spend less on a night out

A few handy suggestions to help you make the most of your money on a night out.

What I’ve learned about money from my parents
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What I’ve learned about money from my parents

Andreas Wilson-Späth shares some of the money lessons he’s inherited from his folks.

Can you afford your pets
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Can you afford your pets?

You can’t put a price on canine or feline life because they are such a big part of our lives. But they don’t come cheap.