Preparing for Tax Season

Why it’s better to start right now

taxes-financesBetween the 25th and 27th of February next year, SARS offices around the country will be swamped with business owners and accounting professionals as they brave the long lines to submit their VAT and provisional tax returns.

If you’d like to avoid the stress and frustration of late submissions and last-minute paperwork, here are some things you can do right now to prepare for tax season. Continue reading

The Best Performing Funds of 2014

financial-investingThere are numerous investment funds out there and sometimes it becomes a little difficult to determine which is the best suited for you.

It is important to note that all funds have different risks and returns associated with them. The general rule is the higher the potential return, the higher the risk of loss. Although some funds are less risky than others, all funds have some level of risk – this is a true for all investments.

Here is a look at some of the top performing South African funds of 2014. Continue reading