19.10.2020 11:00 am
Individual taxpayers who want to file their personal income tax returns at a SARS branch only have time until Thursday 22 October 2020.
If you want to visit a branch of SARS, you must first make an appointment to see a branch consultant due to Covid-19 restrictions.
‘Depending on the terms and conditions of the policies, if the policy did not make provision for cancellation due to the pandemic, travellers whose trips were cancelled would unfortunately have had no cover.’
Credit life insurance covers your outstanding debt if you become unable to work or in case of your death. The retrenchment part of credit life insurance makes provision for covering your monthly credit payments for up to 12 months.
In June 2020 consumer debt was R1.96 trillion, a decrease of 0.94% from the first quarter and an increase of 3.09% compared to the same period last year.
The pandemic has devastated the finances of South African consumers. Consumer credit balances and delinquencies have increased as the pressure on household finances mounted due to rising unemployment and income shocks.
“Our ability to support our members in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle is more relevant than ever in the context of COVID-19, backed by research showing that engaging in Vitality reduces COVID-19 mortality risk by 37%,” says Discovery Vitality CEO, Dinesh Govender.
Almost two years have passed since the National Consumer Commission (NCC), in December 2018, launched its report into the timeshare industry after extensive public meetings and written submissions.
The author shares her journey, explaining how she became SA’s ‘Financial Fitness Bunny’.
As her collection of financial lessons flies off the shelves at bookstores, Nicolette Mashile offers Citizen readers some practical lessons to tackle lockdown debt.
Does a brand new Renault Kwid for just R1899 per month, with no deposit, no residual, and three months insurance sound too good to be true? Well, it probably is.
There are many factors to consider when determining the best option for this commonly asked question on how to lower your tax liabilities.
During lockdown, one pyramid scheme alone swindled at least 230,000 investors out of more than R42 million between 4 May 2020 and 2 July 2020.
At least two medical aid schemes have listened to the Council for Medical Schemes’ plea for its members to limit increases to 3.9% in line with CPI after an average increase of 10% for 2020.
Pensioners are battling too, with some having to start working again due to low-interest rates and rent loss by commercial property owners impacting on their pensions. Experts also warn that people, who want to retire now, should rather wait a year or two if they can.
Debt settlement is a viable option to pay off a debt. It’s asking your credit provider to possibly give you a discount on your payment if you can settle the entire debt at once says Nicolette Mashile in her new book.