Articles related to "Rates and Taxes"

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Financing your home using Islamic banking
Diminishing Musharaka is an alternative way for a business or individual to buy property, and it is open to anyone to make use of.
How to save on tax when you work from home
If you are self-employed or work from home regularly, you could be entitled to claim some expenses and reduce your tax bill.
Free help offered to contest incorrect property valuations
Property owners who are unhappy with their municipal property valuations have a short time to file objections and a real estate group is offering their help for free.
Property valuations shock: What homeowners can do
Joburg property owners are up in arms over the new municipal valuations of their properties, which have increased by more than 100% in some instances.
When your dream home turns into a real-life nightmare
When Angile recently bought her first property, she encountered pitfalls that very few property buyers are prepared for. Here is her story and how you can avoid encountering the same issues.
What tax benefits are property owners entitled to?
It is that time of year again where all income from property investments must be declared to SARS and is subject to income tax, this includes all rental income. Here’s what you need to know.
Cape Town bylaw change allows homeowners to unlock more value
Cape Town’s Municipal bylaw was recently amended to create an automatic right to build a second dwelling on almost all properties in Cape Town.
What you need to know about a Homeowners’ Association
With security a factor that is influencing home-buying decisions in South Africa, many are choosing to purchase homes within boomed off areas or secure lifestyle estates
Tax tips for landlords
Owning a rental property that provides an income is much like owning a business, and as such there are tax implications and dues that need to be paid to the SARS.
An opportunity for momentum?
South Africa escaped a downgrade last week from the 3 major ratings agencies. Harcourts CEO, Richard Gray discusses the impact of this.