Effects of the 2017/2018 Budget on Individuals

Background The Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, presented the National Budget for the 2017/2018 financial year on Wednesday, 22 February 2017. The Budget brought about both burden and relief in the form of adjustments to various tax tables for individuals. For example, the Budget increased the minimum taxable bracket for … MORE

VIEWPOINT: BE MINDFUL OF WHEN PAYDAY IS

Before I delve into when your payday is, let us first discuss trying to spread your disposable income over a full month. If that statement on its own makes you nervous or confused, we have got bigger problems than I had anticipated. What I have witnessed is that payday comes … MORE

PROFILE: PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF

Growing up in the dusty streets of Limpopo Matome Moholola could not think beyond the prevailing circumstances: inadequate schooling, infrastructure, and limited career choices. But in a Grade 7 accounting class this all changed. He tells us his story Though our teacher then had a vague idea of the chartered … MORE