Rental property: Hitting the sweet spot

Rental property: Hitting the sweet spot

00000 How to set appropriate rental rates for current market conditions By: SHANAAZ TRETHEWEY IT IS no secret that many industries have been hit hard by the 2020 pandemic, with the rental industry being particularly vulnerable. As tenants’ income became unpredictable,...
SARS and Treasury get tough on tax dodgers

SARS and Treasury get tough on tax dodgers

00000 SARS and Treasury get tough on tax dodgers Serious jail time on the cards for non-compliant taxpayers. By: ROXANNA NAIDOO & JASHWIN BAIJOO WITH GOVERNMENT’s draft response being released in the Par-liamentary Debate on 13 October 2020, non-compliant...
Retirement savings and COVID-19

Retirement savings and COVID-19

00000 Retirement savings and COVID-19 Many fund members face the prospect of not being able to afford their full contributions. Fortunately, funds may make appropriate provisions for reduced contributions, with the blessing of the FSCA and SARS By: MONEY SMART NEWS...
Is my money safe with you?

Is my money safe with you?

00000 Questions to ask your financial service providers By: PAUL LEONARD WEALTH MANAGERS throughout the financial industry are often asked: “Is my money safe with you?” The answer has to be “yes”, and not just because the advisor says so.  This assurance of safety...