Do I need to file an income tax return for the 2021 tax year?

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) continues to focus on introducing online and digital services, simplifying the tax-filing process, and making it easier for taxpayers to comply. As tax season opens, Liezl Alberts, tax specialist at Allan Gray, helps investors...

Have we been here before?

Could our current status quo be déjà vu? Have we been here before? The answer is no. Since the formation of our democracy, we have not seen violence, looting and riots of this nature. While it’s impossible to comprehend and rationalise what we are going through as...

Financial Freedom – the importance of budgeting

“Financial freedom is not about how much you earn but rather about how you spend what you earn.”   We celebrated Youth Day on the 16th of June 2021. Teaching our youth about money is undoubtedly one of the best gifts we can give them.  Teaching our children money...

Opportunity or threat? Infrastructure investments and Regulation 28

On 26 February 2021, National Treasury released a proposal to amend Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act to make it easier for pension funds to invest in infrastructure projects. This raised concerns that government could force pension fund members to invest in...