Fear

October 30, 2023

Tax Implications for marriages in community of property

The default marriage regime has some complicated tax consequences. When couples are caught up in wedding and honeymoon planning, visiting their attorney often takes a backseat. […]
October 30, 2023

Your PAYE obligations as an employer

As an employer, it is your responsibility to withhold tax from your employees’ salaries and remit it to SARS. Employee tax is a key component of […]
October 30, 2023

When to register your business for VAT

There’s a compulsory threshold, but there may be advantages to voluntary registration. Value-added Tax (VAT) registration is a crucial obligation for businesses operating in South Africa. […]
October 30, 2023

Should sellers provide approved building plans when selling property?

The simple answer is no. However, the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act mandates that local authorities approve building plans for the construction, alteration, or […]
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 […]
September 13, 2023

How FATF ‘greylisting’ will impact SA business

SA companies will need to respond quickly to mitigate the risks stemming from this development Global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task […]
August 21, 2023

The new SARS solar energy tax credit

The tax credit for individuals installing solar panels is here, for a limited time only. The proposed new law regarding the tax credit available to individuals […]
September 21, 2021

#6 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letters K- N K Phobia Condition Koumpounophobia Fear of buttons on clothing.  This phobia regularly leads to feelings […]
July 1, 2021

#5 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letters H, I, J, K and L. H Phobia Condition Halitophobia Fear of bad breath.  This is a symptom in […]
May 26, 2021

#4 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letters E, F and G. E Phobia Condition Ecophobia This is the feeling of powerlessness to prevent cataclysmic environmental […]
April 29, 2021

#3 What the hell is that?

In one of the BKI’s newsletters circulated during February 2021 I undertook to circulate a list of phobias starting with the letter A and – not […]
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