Hi, I have just started my first entry-level job; it does not offer any additional benefits. I want to look into setting up a retirement fund for myself. I know that my monthly contribution is tax deductible but I am not sure how much I
The devastating disasters that took place in Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Cape Town will not push up the premiums of clients living in high risk areas, at least not for the next 12 months, this according to Standard Insurance Limited.
Standard Insurance Limited says natural disasters have
With June celebrated as Youth Month, Jonathan Kohler, CEO of Landsdowne Investment Properties shares, what he believes to be, the best way to help your child get a foot on the property ladder way ahead of their peers.
“Parents can help their children get onto the
Hi, I have met all prerequisites for extending onto common property and have received a go ahead at a special general meeting (SGM).
My builder has changed the height of a wall from 1.5m to 1.7m which would change the pitch of the roof resulting in
I've recently been made a trustee of the complex which I stay in. We have an elderly lady who is our caretaker. She has a terrible attitude, especially to coloured and black people; even saying to some of the white teenagers that they mustn't hang
Hi, I am thinking of selling my sectional title unit in Centurion. I left South Africa for Canada in 2012 and have been renting it out but would now like to sell. I was thinking of attempting a private sale but I am concerned about
Hi Donovan, I have met the girl I want to marry. According to our tradition I need to pay lobola. I would like to start saving before I even ask her, but have a few concerns.
I am not sure that I earn enough to
Hi, could you please advise about taxation rates if I rent out my house? I am not employed and do not have any other taxable income. My house would be rented out for R58,000 gross per month and I would receive R47,000 net after paying
Hi, I run a small cleaning company employing six individuals. I would like to start contributing towards a retirement fund for my employees. What would be the best solution for a small company? I would like it if my employees can manage their contribution independently
Hi there, we were walking our dog in Die Wilgers in Pretoria and came across these seed pods. What tree is this from? Thank you – Ryno
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Hi Ryno, the images are of a tree called Moreton Bay Chestnut or Black bean;