Archive for July 2016

Pay the Piper

Last week, an article titled ‘Treasury simplifies tax amnesty draft’ was published in Business Day. The much anticipated clarification from SARS on the upcoming special voluntary disclosure (“amnesty”) has finally arrived. The amnesty was designed to make it simpler for taxpayers to declare any foreign income and assets they had not yet revealed to SARS.…

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The SUP Crossing

It was a dark and stormy evening on 20 July. The rain pelted down in Cape Town bringing traffic, as usual, to a grinding standstill. There was water, water everywhere – a symbolic backdrop to this special occasion.   Luckily the team from Carrick and Signature of Hope Trust made it safely to the Two…

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The Final Seminar in the Series ‘Make Sense of the Noise’

Our final seminar took place in Cape Town’s stately Mount Nelson Hotel, with Table Mountain standing guard in the background like a sobering reminder of the need to be as firm and steadfast as the mountain itself. After a brief introduction by Kieron McRae, Group Business Development Director at Carrick, the panel got right down…

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Can BREXIT Affect QROPS?

For those who have lived and worked in the UK, retirement pension plans are extremely important. If you’ve spent several years working in the UK, you’re likely to be looking forward to retiring and have been planning your future happiness around the money that you have squirrelled away for years. Those wishing to retire in…

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