Month: June 2020

Technology, COVID-19 and How the World Will Change

We must all adapt to the rapidly-changing world thrown at us by the pandemic. We have no alternative – both our businesses and our personal lives are already deeply dissimilar to what they were only a few short months ago, and there is no sign that things will start stabilising any time soon.  What part is technology playing in this process, what part …

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Tax Freedom Day: How Many Days Did You Work for The Taxman in 2020?

“Tax Freedom Day” is a concept telling us taxpayers just how long we have to work every year to pay the Taxman his share before we start earning for ourselves.  Normally our “Freedom Day” gets later and later every year in line with the general trend towards more and more taxation, but 2020 as it turns out …

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Life Made Easier (and Safer) For Non-eFilers

When SARS have requested documentation from taxpayers who do not use eFiling, the taxpayers have had to take these documents into a SARS Branch. Now SARS have launched on online form that taxpayers can complete and upload with the documentation requested by SARS.  The online form can take ten documents which need to be 5MB or less in size.   The process …

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How Different Will Our Landscape Be Post-Coronavirus?

Predicting the future can never be easy, but we all of us need to prepare as best we can for the future landscape that will greet us when the current COVID-19 crisis is finally over.   Perhaps we can learn a lesson or two from the history of the world’s past global pandemics and their after-effects on people, societies, and economies.  With that in mind, commentators have suggested four main trends which they think likely to characterise our …

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