SARS

August 24, 2020

Some fun facts

Fact: A cow-bison hybrid is called a “beefalo” Fact: The first oranges weren’t orange The original oranges from Southeast Asia were a tangerine-pomelo hybrid, and they […]
August 24, 2020

Possible insurance relief for struggling businesses due to lockdown

A business interruption insurance policy typically caters for a decrease in turnover or profit (depending on the type of cover); an increase in operating expenses and […]
August 24, 2020

Tax relief measures for small business from the effects of COVID-19

The last few months have been extremely tough for small business owners as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and various lockdown measures that have […]
June 17, 2020

The new age of property viewings has arrived

The real estate industry has always been known for utilising the latest technologies available to bring buyers and sellers together. From announcements at Town Hall gatherings […]
June 17, 2020

Is it time to say goodbye to your business?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
June 17, 2020

Understanding force majeure in relation to contractual obligations

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
May 15, 2020

How to become a parent

When it comes to the structure of families, Bob Dylan described it adequately when he said, “the times they are a-changing’”. The liberation of sexual orientation […]
May 15, 2020

What are your rights when it comes to forced COVID-19 testing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading across the globe, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize has expressed his concern that there is not enough testing being done […]
May 15, 2020

Post-lockdown property

At the end of the national lockdown, many South Africans will have gotten to know their properties better than the architects who designed them. For some, […]
March 18, 2020

Analysis of important recent cases

A recent judgment by a full bench of the Kwazulu-Natal High Court has revitalized the debate whether an amendment to a pleading should be allowed if […]
August 1, 2018

SARS to intensify action against tax offenders

Despite the fact that SARS has upheld their philosophy of education, service, and thereafter enforcement, they have noticed an increase in taxpayers not submitting their tax […]
May 4, 2018

Assets held as security by SARS when a company is being liquidated

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court previously granted an application brought by Van der Merwe and others (acting as liquidators) requiring the Commissioner for the South African Revenue […]
March 22, 2018

The basics of Estate Duty

When a person dies, they leave behind an estate which includes everything they own. Estate Duty is payable on the estate of every person who dies […]
January 26, 2017

Does your business need a liquor licence?

Liquor manufacturers and suppliers require a liquor license, as regulated by the National Liquor Authority. If your liquor registration has been cancelled you cannot continue to […]