Hi, is a residential landlord ever legally allowed to charge VAT on rent? - Simon
Hi Simon, no. A landlord may not charge VAT in respect of residential premises, even if the landlord is a registered VAT vendor.
In terms of section 12(c) of the Value Added
The pool of global “travelling students” is predicted to double to eight million by 2025, with Britain set to attract more than the US, according to the British Council. These students need to live somewhere – and can pay.
Due to the weakening of the pound
Three Pretoria East suburbs have emerged as millennial drawcards over the past few years. They include Hazelwood, Constantia Park and Equestria.
Hazelwood enjoys trendy street café culture, according to Corli van Heerden, a Seeff agent for the area, and is fast becoming one of the hippest
Hi Nick, my wife and I are having a disagreement. She does not believe that there is reason to change the time we water our lawn with winter approaching, while I have heard that it is best to water your lawn mid-morning in winter. Please
Hi, why is there a clause in the lease to say the owner can sell at any time during the tenancy? Doesn't the huur gaat voor koop law protect tenants against this? - Sharon
Hi Sharon, the short answer is that the owner may want to
Business tip of the day
The self-discipline you used to create your enterprise is the same self-discipline you need now to say "no" to abusive working requirements from your ego, clients, customers and others. Set boundaries and keep them rigidly because one crack in the wall
Mr. Naidoo needed to know if his plans to sell his current home to his family trust and buy a second, or new, primary residence was financially sound and clever from a tax perspective. Read #AskaTaxman’s response here.
This is his follow up question.
Just thinking through
There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
I have just found the perfect home and I really want to buy it. But the home already has a tenant in place. What now? - Trevor
Hi Trevor, the lease agreement is legally binding and was in place before, so it still stands - regardless
Homes for sale sit for the least amount of time on the market in the Tshwane metro than in any other city region, averaging 10.14 weeks (just over two months); Ethekwini’s homes for sale took longest to sell, averaging 17.29 weeks, followed by Mandela Bay’s