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TAXING THE WEALTHY IS RISKY

Cape Town – There is general discontent among high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in SA who feel they are potentially being unfairly burdened by ever-increasing taxes, due to government needing more tax revenue, but not focusing on expanding the tax base itself, according to Ruaan Van Eeden, managing director of tax and exchange control at […]
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THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL SURVIVAL GUIDE

For parents,  it’s back‐to‐school time again and there are many purchases still to be made in January, including school uniforms, stationery, textbooks, and so much more. Hopefully you put some money aside last year, and didn’t overspend over the festive season, so back‐to‐school purchases won’t have too much of a negative impact on your finances […]
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CNN INTERVIEWS CAPE TOWN TOURISM

Cape Town, South Africa (CNN)With more than one million visitors in 2016, Cape Town already ranks highly among the most popular destinations in Africa. But South Africa’s legislative capital and its tourism industry is now targeting a new niche: Muslims. Travel expenditure by Muslim travelers is expected to exceed $200 billion by 2020, according to a 2016 report […]
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2018 PROPERTY HOT SPOTS

Cape Town – Cape Town remains a popular choice among property investors and buyers, according to Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of Pam Golding Properties. The Atlantic Seaboard, which is space-constrained because of the mountains and the sea, continues to deliver high property prices. As for the city centre, Golding said the “development boom” continues. […]
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SA BUSINESS SCHOOL ACCEPTS BITCOIN

South African Business School, Red & Yellow has announced that it will accept Bitcoin payments for all degrees, advanced diplomas, certificates and online courses. Red & Yellow has been teaching future business leaders since 1994. As a progressive institution with campuses in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, the school is focused on preparing its students […]