UIF – Are Your Domestic Helpers Registered?

UIF domestic workersSince 2002, all domestic workers in South Africa who work more than 24 hours a month are legally entitle to be registered with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).

If you have a housekeeper, nanny, gardener, or driver who works in and around your home, you’ll need to complete their registration with the UIF – here is a quick guide to speed up this important process. Continue reading

Family Responsibility Leave

family-responsibility leaveWhen it comes to family responsibility leave, South African labour law is quite clear: every full-time worker is entitled to leave when family emergencies occur.

If you’re wondering how much family responsibility leave your staff members are entitled to, or whether a staff member qualifies for this type of leave, read on – we’ve prepared a quick guide that explains this issue in detail. Continue reading

Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains taxIf you own an asset – including property and shares – you may be wondering whether you’ll be liable to pay Capital Gains Tax when you sell it.

Capital Gains Tax, or CGT, has been a part of the South African tax landscape since it was introduced in 2001. To help you understand what this tax is, who and what it applies to, and under what conditions you’ll be expected to pay it, we’ve put together a quick guide to CGT. Let’s get started. Continue reading