Scam alert – fraudsters targeting victims of vehicle theft

With the number in vehicle thefts and hijackings increasing across South Africa, an alarming new trend has emerged involving scams directed at the victims of recent vehicle thefts/hijackings. This according to Hugo van der Merwe, National Manager: Assessing at MUA Insurance Acceptances, who says that the company has already seen multiple instances where policyholders have […]

How will the VAT increase affect our recent purchase of property?

“My husband and I found our dream home through an estate agent, and signed the sale of property agreement on 01 March 2018, a mere day before the new VAT rate came into play. The property, however, only registered in our name after 01 April 2018. What VAT rate is applicable?” As a point of […]