Why cashing in your pension fund is a really bad idea!

“We need R200 000 urgently. Can you cash in our pension fund?” What seemed a simple enough instruction, turned out to be my biggest nightmare when I received a call from them two weeks later. “Why were we only paid R130 000?” Believe me, that’s not the best message to receive first thing on a […]

Should you even be paying tax?

Should you ever tell SARS about the money you earn overseas? Sounds a bit unfair, right? Living in London isn’t cheap and having to pay tax locally ain’t nice. Is there a loophole? Let’s find out… The first thing you need to know is that we use a residence based system of tax. So, as […]