Tax Season 2016

Prepare for Tax Season 2016

Tax Season 2016 is due to kick off on 1 July, meaning it is time for taxpayers to submit their returns for income earned between 1 March 2015 and 29 February 2016. Paying taxes is hardly anyone’s idea of fun, but to help you survive the dreaded annual tax season, we have summarised what you…

investment life stage

Growing wealth through investment life stage

Despite what you may have heard, there is no secret to growing sustainable wealth through each investment life stage. It simply relies on sound and consistent financial behaviour like budgeting, continuous savings and prudent, yet profitable investment decisions. Many of us put off investing, citing reasons such as the poor economic climate, a lack of knowledge or a…

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…