Why tax can kill your investment performance

Why tax can kill your investment performance

Following the recent 2016/17 budget announcement, individuals and companies may be breathing a collective sigh of relief because personal tax, company tax, dividend tax, donations tax, estate duty and the VAT rate remained unchanged. Investors will, however, need to remain cognitive of the possible impact the increase in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) may have on…

Q&A about the effect of rising interest rates

Floris Slabbert, National Sales Manager of Ecsponent Financial Services, looks at some of the implications of rising interest rates Q: How do rising interest rates affect our economy? A: The recent interest rate increase was largely attributable to inflationary pressures in 2015. However, further increases are still likely due to additional inflationary pressures. These factors include…