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Insurance South Africa

Insurance in South Africa

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With a higher crime rate than most countries, you can expect to pay more for insurance in South Africa, whether it be life, pet, car or travel insurance. Here's a guide to provide you with more information, including a list of South African insurance companies.

Retiring in South Africa

Retiring in South Africa

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Find out what the legal retirement age in South Africa is, along with how to approach retirement planning in South Africa.

Pension fund South Africa

Pension funds in South Africa

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Learn more about SASSA grants including how to set up a South African pension, SASSA payment dates and where to find a retirement calculator for South Africa.

Banks in South Africa

Listing of banking institutions in South Africa

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Here's a listing of banking institutions in South Africa, including the monetary authority, locally controlled banks, branches of international banks and banking-related organisations in South Africa.

Opening a bank account in South Africa

How to open a bank account in South Africa

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Can foreigners open a bank account in South Africa? This guide explains how to open a bank account in South Africa as a resident, plus conditions for non-resident bank accounts in South Africa.

A guide to tax in South Africa

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Tax in South Africa can applicable to worldwide income; this South African tax guide explains the South African tax system, South African tax rates, how to file your South African tax return and VAT in South Africa.

A guide to company tax in South Africa

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For self-employed workers and business owners, this guides explains company tax in South Africa, including company tax rates and dividend taxes.

wills act south africa

Wills, inheritance tax and law of succession in South Africa

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Don't leave your assets to fate; this guide explains inheritance tax and the law of succession in South Africa, as well as how to prepare a last will and testament in South Africa.

Income tax South Africa

Calculating your income tax in South Africa

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You may be liable to pay South African income tax as an expat; this guide covers the SARS income tax system, income tax brackets for South Africa, deadlines, allowances and income tax calculators for South Africa.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

TorFX - Emigration Focus

Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

Best way to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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To find the best way to transfer money internationally, it’s important to understand the fees, exchange rates and speed of different transfer options.

Pension planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.



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