In 1995, SARS collected just over R127 billion in tax revenue.
Today, that figure stands at R1.14 trillion.
By 2018, SARS aims to collect R1.26 trillion in tax revenue.
In short, SARS is coming after more of your money.
And they will do everything in their power to get their greedy hands on as much of your money as possible.
But what if I told you…
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If you think that you're too broke to start investing your money, then you've been misinformed. It is possible to start growing your wealth with as little as R500 ever single month.
Despite what most people think, you don't have to have millions in the bank to invest your money. There are exciting new platforms that you can use to invest with as little as R100.
Of course, R100 gives you ve... ››› more
Government retail bonds (or RSA Retail Bonds) can be a useful savings vehicle. But like all other sources of interest and income, you may have to pay tax on your gains.
So when are you liable to pay tax on the interest you receive from government retail bonds? And is there anyway round it?
Read on to find out…
How government retail bonds work
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Government retails bonds are bonds aimed at the South African public.
When you buy these bonds, in return for lending your money to the South African government, you'll receive twice yearly interest payments until your bond matures.
By buying bonds, you invest your money for a specific period of time. And this makes them a very useful vehicle for saving for a particular thing or event.
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Are you tired of the volatile markets affecting your stocks portfolio's performance? Are you looking for a safe, no risk investment that'll boost your income and protect your wealth?
Well, today I've got one of the safest opportunities around for you!
You see, the South African Government is on a constant spending spree. Its plan is to spend R827 billion over the next three years - for build... ››› more
If you think about investing, you may automatically think stocks and shares. But then you'd be ignoring a massive market: Bonds.
Bonds may not offer you the opportunity to make big profits, but they do give you reliable, low-risk returns. And this makes them a perfect component for your portfolio.
So where do bonds trade in South Africa? What exactly are bonds? And who issues them?
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If you're disappointed with the interest your money is earning in the bank and you don't need the funds for the next few years, you could consider buying bonds.
For a retail investor, the easiest way to do that is through RSA retail savings bonds.
You can buy bonds from R1,000 and you can decide on how long to tie your money up.
So how do RSA retail bonds work?
Read on to find out…
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If you're saving up for something in particular, you want a safe place to invest your cash. As long as you are happy not seeing it for a few years, then RSA Retail Bonds might be the right investment for you. Read on to find out more about RSA Retail Bonds…
RSA Retail Bonds are a quick and easy solution if you’re looking for a reasonable return for the medium-term. As you invest with the Sou... ››› more
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