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Expat financial advice, Financial Planning For South African Expats: Financial Emigration

Most South Africans living abroad will be aware of reforms to the so-called ‘expat tax’ introduced this year by the South African Revenue Service (SARS). Until March 2020, income earned overseas by South African expats was not subject to South African tax providing certain conditions were met with regards to residency and time spent in…

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Financial Planning For South African Expats: Double Taxation Agreements

With the removal of the exemption from tax on foreign income as of 1st March 2020 many South African expats have been drawn into the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) net. Any South African classed as non-resident according to the ordinary residence and physical presence tests will now be taxed at the relevant marginal tax…

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How To Work Out If You Are Tax Resident In South Africa

South African expats can find it confusing to work out whether they are South African residents. This has become particularly pertinent in 2020 following changes to the so-called expat tax which have removed the exemption from tax on foreign income for South Africans living abroad. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) assesses liability for tax…