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The Legal and Tax Side to Mental Health
The Legal and Tax Side to Mental Health
If you have experienced mental health problems that are very severe, you might need to take disability leave, or even have to leave your job completely.
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What do do if you can't pay rent this month
What do do if you can't pay rent this month
One of the questions posed to our legal advisors during the lockdown period is "What if I can't afford to pay my rent this month?" Chantel explains how to handle this in the legally correct way.
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Man With Debt
What are your legal options when you can't pay your debt?
You may have another option when you are struggling to make loan repayments. Chantel explains how to legally cut your costs in times of financial distress.
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Contracts
Acknowledgment of Debt
Download your free acknowledgement of debt document
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CoronavirusView all
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How to apply for new ‘lockdown’ grants
How to apply for new ‘lockdown’ grants
We are living during difficult times as the world battles against the COVID-19 coronavirus. As we try to save lives, unfortunately many people’s livelihoods (the money they earn from the work they do) are gone. However, if you have been affected by this situation, the government is trying to support you. They are offering different kinds of financial help. Read below for our guide on how to get money that can assist you and your family to survive:
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Man With Debt
COVID-19: Dealing with Debt and Money matters
What to do if you cannot pay your accounts or your rent
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Funeral planningView all
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Preparing for the death of a parent
Preparing for the death of a parent
Imagining life without your parents is tough, but as they grow older, losing your mom and dad becomes a hard fact you have to face
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Tito Mboweni
Unpacking the Supplementary Budget Speech 2020
Unpacking the Supplementary Budget Speech 2020
Johan Swart, Head of Tax, gives us an overview of the supplementary budget delivered by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, on 24 June 2020, detailing the adjustments to the national budget due to the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, tax revenue and expenditure.
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What the budget speech means for us
Very few of us take the time to sit down, and really consider what our country’s annual budget means. We take notice of the tax increases, and how much more our fuel will cost, and our tipple and smokes. We already make little calculations in our minds on how we will have to adjust our personal budgets to make ends meet.
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Budget 2020 highlights
A breakdown of highlights from the most recent budget speech
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How to put the brakes on vehicle repossession
How to put the brakes on vehicle repossession
In the current economic down turn, you may find yourself falling behind on your monthly car payments. We provide you with all the available options to help you prevent your car from getting repossessed by the bank or loan/credit provider.
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Debt counselling: is it for you?
Understanding the debt review process and how this can protect your assets from being repossessed by your credit provider.
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How to guide
Member Guides Site Banner Credit Reports
Do you know your credit score? You should!
We discuss how a credit report can help you keep up to date with your financial status by doing a credit bureau check.
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How to guide
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HOW TO BE BLACK FRIDAY #WINNING
HOW TO BE BLACK FRIDAY #WINNING
The buzz around Black Friday is building – and while there are certainly chances to get some good bargains – you also need to be careful not to slip into overspending or be duped by dodgy deals.
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Budget
How to budget towards a bold future
If you constantly find yourself having more month left than money just before pay-day, it is time to make a budget.
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Holiday Season Budgeting
Tips for surviving the financial pinch this Christmas
As the festive season approaches, we all feel the pressure on our pocket, whether it’s the cost of a holiday, the price of gifts or the cost of entertaining family and friends
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RetirementView all
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Pension planning
Pension planning
Putting away money for your retirement is essential for a financially-responsible future. Sometimes, however, the tax laws around retirement funds can seem very technical and complicated.
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Legally Smart Shopping Will Reap Rewards
Legally Smart Shopping Will Reap Rewards
Holiday time often means shopping time! However, before the bargain-hunting bug hits, read Legal&Tax’s guide to smart spending (and hopefully a little bit of saving too!)
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How to guide