1. Prof Matthew Lester’s tequila-tax-double-dip cocktail. Whoop! Whoop!

    22 February 2017 is South Africa’s national budget day and there is a lot of doom and gloom in the press covering almost inevitable announcement from  Finance Minster Pravin Gordhan ‘ Personal Tax increase.


  2. #CleanupTheStash latest offshore disclosure program development

    Yesterday evening I was walking the dogs and I picked up the hoax news that Archbishop Tutu had died.


  3. Tax and the entrepreneur

    Micro-businesses and entrepreneurs are terrified of SARS so many don’t register.


  4. Apple: The EU must be bonkers

    I am stunned at the European Commission’s attack on Apple. Even if they have won the latest round they they must be the losers in the end.


  5. New developments of the offshore amnesty

    One has to ask the question ‘what more has National Treasury and SARS got to do to encourage the taxpayer to clean up on their illegally held offshore investments?’


  6. My retirement plan post Brexit: How long is long enough?

    Stellenbosch is full of multi-millionaires who owe much of their fortunes to the late Dr. Anthon Rupert.


  7. Sanitising the offshore stash. Round 1

    The 2nd Offshore Amnesty (Oops Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme) starts on 1 October 2017 and will allow a throng of SA taxpayers to sanitise years of aggressive tax planning through the repayment of taxes going back to 2010 and paying tax on 50% of the seed capital of the offshore structure.


  8. Panama Papers: Does this pose a threat to SA taxpayers?

    Panama has never been the premier destination for South Africans who play the offshore investment game. Most prefer the English gentleman act played by the suits from the Channel Islands.


  9. Fantastic news: SARS makes bank (or nearly)

    In the lead up to the 24 February 2015 National Budget Speech the mood was grim.


  10. #feesmustfall : The video

    #feesmustfall has so may aspects to it. Like ‘show us the money.’


  11. National Budget 2016/17: Critical Analysis

    A critical analysis of the 2016/17 National Budget Speech in pictures.


  12. ‘Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee!’ – Tip 10 on how to score 15% extra in exams and tests.

    Mohammed Ali was the greatest and probably always will be. He was a strategist who fought with his brains. So when he planted a punch, he scored a direct hit.


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