What is capital gains tax (CGT), and when does it apply? Understand ‘Base cost’ and ‘proceeds’ for calculating CGT and the relation between your Income Tax and your CGT.
Share incentive schemes
Tax rules governing share incentive schemes are complicated. Here we try to help employees better understand the potential tax consequences.
Tax obligations for global citizens
If you can do your job from anywhere in the world: The tax implications of living elsewhere whilst working (remotely) in South Africa
Tax Tuesday: Shares and SARS – Your shares, but remember SARS also wants its share
When shares are sold the question always gets asked: How much of the purchase price needs to go to SARS? This will depend on whether the sale is subject to capital gains tax or normal income tax.
Video: Budget review
Bobby Wessels from AJM Tax gives us his highlights (and missing points) from the 2021 budget. He also answered questions on; CGT three-year rule Home office deductions Offshore dividends S12J Being tax efficient is an important part of great financial management. In this blog, a group of South African tax experts share their tips and ...
Budget speech 2021: A summary
Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his annual budget speech on 24 February 2021. In the year following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, many expected the individual tax burden to increase to make up for increased government spending and lower year-on-year tax collections. However, in an effort to stimulate spending, government increased tax brackets above inflation ...
Tax Tuesday: Capital loss, selling crypto and forex gains
Our tax experts answer your questions regarding tax implications for exchange between cryptocurrencies, and CGT on Forex gains
ETF: Should I sell my old ETF?
Just One Lap users often want to know whether to sell their existing ETFs. It makes sense to pay attention to the weightings of ETFs in your portfolio and how that relates to your strategy. Since new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) list on the market every year, a product more suited to your strategy might be ...
Cash Club: Investment FAQs
The Cash Club Blog is just over a year old, and the response has been amazing. I’ve even made new friends in the process! Over the past year, a lot of people asked me money-related questions, which often have been answered on The Fat Wallet Show by Kristia and Simon. However, after a friend enquired ...
ETF: Understanding the NewFunds ILBI
Effective 1 March 2023, this ETF is now the Satrix ILBI ETF (JSE code: STXIFL) Being able to retire would be impossible if our investments didn't beat inflation over time. The NewFunds ILBI ETF (NFILBI) invests in inflation-linked government bonds in an attempt to preserve your buying power. As we explain here, inflation is when ...
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