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Shed light on suspicious bahaviour

Property24 04.12.2007
Shed light on suspicious bahaviour

Estate agents are legally bound to report "suspicious or unusual behaviour" by clients in terms of South Africa's money laundering and tax evasion laws.

GEORGE SHIFTS TO A BUYER'S MARKET

The impact on the property market of several successive interest rate hikes and the introduction of the National Credit Act during the year is being felt in several regions across the country.

These urban zones hold tax breaks

Investors who purchase commercial or residential property from a developer within a proclaimed Urban Development Zone (UDZ), and subsequently let it at market rates, may write off a portion of the purchase price against income.

Clearing up capital gains tax

Susan Pederson Horn The Times 23.10.2007
Get your tax house in order before buying or selling property

If you are planning to buy a property, make sure your tax affairs are in order - and make sure you have an exit route from the deal if any other party is not up to date with his taxes.

Clearing up capital gains tax

Many people have a misconception when it comes to Capital Gains Tax implications associated with the sale of the house in which they reside.

Edgars Home Loans

Property Loans 30.10.2006

Beat the Interest Rate Hike

Property Loans 16.10.2006
Edgars Home Loans

Are you getting the best home loan deal?

Beat the Interest Rate Hike

The major SA mortgage lenders have raised their prime lending rates from 11.5% to 12% following the announcement from the South African Reserve Bank that it will be increasing the Repo rate by 50 basis points.

SARS Clamping Down on Transfer Duties

Property Loans 28.03.2006

Capital Gains Tax

Property Loans 31.01.2006
SARS Clamping Down on Transfer Duties

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is clamping down on people who have tried to avoid paying higher transfer duties after concessions were announced in the Budget earlier this year.

Capital Gains Tax

During the recent SA property boom, many homeowners were tempted to sell their properties for a profit and move to bigger home. But whatever your reason for selling maybe, you’ll need to consider the costs involved in selling. One of those costs is Capital Gains Tax.






 
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