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Bank card vs. Smartphone: What is the difference?

By Staff Writer

Although debit card fraud has decreased in South Africa, credit card fraud has risen to an annual loss of R436.7 million. This is according to the 2017 Card Fraud Stats, which was released by the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) in April this year.

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‘Tiered VAT system’ good alternative to zero-rating goods

By Isabelle Coetzee

South Africa ought to further investigate the benefits of a “tiered VAT system”, as opposed to zero-rating additional items. This is according to Kyle Paulsen, senior tax consultant at Mazars, who believes this could reduce the burden on lower-income households, as well as create the necessary tax revenue.  

‘Tiered VAT system’ good alternative to zero-rating goods
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Pink Tax: Marketing tool or discrimination?

By Isabelle Coetzee

Consumers marched through retail stores this month with their cameras in hand, ready to capture the discrimination on the shelves known as ‘pink tax’. This is the additional amount that products marketed at women cost as opposed to the same products marketed at men, where the only notable difference is the colour pink.

Pink Tax: Marketing tool or discrimination?
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Genuine Tax Errors: Don’t give SARS a reason to hunt you this tax season

By Isabelle Coetzee

Sometimes tax season can feel like hunting season – especially when it’s your first time filing taxes and you are still trying to make sense of what an “ITR12” is. Justmoney got in touch with two tax specialists to find out more about common mistakes first-time tax filers make, and how to avoid them.

Genuine Tax Errors: Don’t give SARS a reason to hunt you this tax season
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Tax on your retirement annuity: How much does the government take?

By Isabelle Coetzee

When you finally receive your Retirement Annuity (RA) pay-out and you notice the large tax deduction, your spirits cave. This week Justmoney found out how much tax you will have to pay on your RA, and why this is important.

Tax on your retirement annuity: How much does the government take?
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Artificial sweeteners included in sugar tax

By Isabelle Coetzee

Since the start of April, sugar-free – but sweetened – beverages have also been taxed under the Sugary Beverages Levy (SBL).

Artificial sweeteners included in sugar tax
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Tax

The best and worst income tax rates: Where does SA rank?

By Isabelle Coetzee

With South Africa ranking among the countries with the highest tax rates, citizens may wonder what the grass looks like on the other side.

The best and worst income tax rates: Where does SA rank?
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Tax

Do start-up entrepreneurs pay less taxes?

By Isabelle Coetzee

Once you kick off your flagship company, you will inevitably have to face the administrative woes of running a business – and this includes paying taxes. As an entrepreneur, how does this affect you? 

Do start-up entrepreneurs pay less taxes?
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