August 21, 2023

Factors affecting compensation for personal injury claims in South Africa

Personal injury claims are common in South Africa, and they arise from different causes such as car accidents, medical negligence, slips and falls, workplace accidents, and […]
July 17, 2023

Awareness campaign: Registration of trusts for tax purposes

SARS has embarked on a path to rebuild its organisational capability and restore institutional integrity. In line with SARS’ Vision 2024 and beyond, we highlight the […]
June 27, 2023

Disclose your defaults before SARS finds them!

A grim warning for South African taxpayers. Long gone are the days when tax fraudsters could run circles around SARS, which has intensified its efforts to […]
June 27, 2023

What to do when injured by a domestic animal

Having a domesticated animal, such as a dog or horse, can be a great source of joy for its owner. However, such domesticated animals come with […]
June 27, 2023

Traditional rites of passage: Are initiates protected?

In South Africa, rites of passage initiates go to initiation schools each year, with teenagers being the most vulnerable to the initiation. The custom has caused outrage due to the number of fatalities that […]
May 15, 2023

Follow due process, yes—but be reasonable!

Condonation for the late filing of legal documentation depends on whether the interests of justice will be served by the court granting such condonation. IN TAXPAYER M […]
May 15, 2023

Starting a business in South Africa: Legal requirements and the Companies Act

Starting a business takes careful planning and involves compliance with certain legal requirements. It is important to understand the relevant regulations and legal requirements to be […]
May 15, 2023

Render unto Caesar: Shares and the SARS slice

Whether you are a share trader or a long-term investor, when you make a profit, SARS will want its slice of the pie. Ever since biblical […]
April 24, 2023

Private prosecution: Is justice attainable even if the state fails us?

Members of the public, and specifically victims or those close to them, are often disheartened by the National Prosecuting Authority (“NPA”) and its decisions not to […]
April 24, 2023

Lenders of money are not all ‘money lenders’

Taxpayers’ actions need to back up what they claim to be. In many groups of companies, intra-group loans make sense as a way of funding the […]
October 30, 2023

Can you change your marital regime after marriage?

A marital regime determines how parties’ assets will be managed and divided during their marriage and in the event of divorce or death. Changing the marital […]
October 30, 2023

Factors to consider before negotiating your home loan’s interest Rate

As interest rates continue to rise, many homeowners find themselves contemplating the idea of fixing their home loan interest rates. Initially, when the interest rate hike […]
September 13, 2023

Domicilium citandi et executandi in South African Law

How is it possible that someone can obtain judgment against me, without my knowledge of any summons issued against me or a court date to state […]
September 13, 2023

The ABCs of Lease Agreements in South Africa

Navigating the world of lease agreements can be complex and fraught with potential pitfalls. In South Africa, these agreements are an essential tool for establishing clear […]
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