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Tax Free Savings Accounts

Tax Free Savings Accounts: An Update For All The Savings

South Africa has a new budget, with new and higher taxes. The only small spot of good news: it means that your TFSAs just got way more valuable.

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Dividends and dividend withholding tax

Dividend Withholding Tax: The Cost

I'm not sure that we're angry enough.

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tax rate hikes

Tax Hikes for Everyone #SABudget2017/2018

Lots of people are upset about the new tax bracket. Worry about your own.

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South african tax budget

South African Tax: A Refresher

Tomorrow is budget day. This is a quick reminder of where we stood, this time last year.

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rands and effective tax rates

South Africa: Effective Tax Rates

Taking those tax tables and turning them into graphs. Also, actual real-life tax rates.

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Religious Prosperity

America's distribution of income, mapped by religious belief

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Bond Notes, and other monetary madness

This morning, after months of delays, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is finally embarking on its new ‘Bond Notes’ monetary experiment: the issuance of legal tender that is not currency (just a ‘pseudo-currency’ to prevent the externalisation of real currency). So you know, this is not the only monetary phenomenon that is unfolding itself in […]

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A South African National Minimum Wage

The yay and nay arguments

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Become President with 22% of the popular vote

The flaws in electoral college math. Of course, they're only flaws at the moment if you're a Hillary supporter. But still.

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Just Been Trumped

Consolation: discounts on global markets.

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