The Budget Review 2021 includes a proposal to impose a deemed retirement withdrawal tax on retirement assets of emigrants as an exit tax. The proposal is unclear and has numerous issues.
Data from various sources suggests that around 23 000 South African (SA) tax residents emigrate each year ... Read More »
A number of retirement fund rule reforms will come into effect on 1 March 2021, also known as T-Day. These new rules will not only standardise the way in which benefits can be accessed across different funds at retirement but will also facilitate the phasing out of emigration for purposes of exchange ... Read More »
Regulatory compliance in the private security industry remains a sore point as more complaints land on the desk of the Pensions Funds Adjudicator.
The majority of the complaints prevalent in this sector relate to non-compliance with Section 13A of the Pension Funds Act whereby employers fail ... Read More »
The Deputy Pension Funds Adjudicator, Advocate Matome Thulare, has ruled that an employer was entitled to claim a deduction for double salary payments made to the complainant for over two years.
Advocate Thulare dismissed the complaint by a member against his pension fund’s decision ... Read More »
Insurance Gateway is thrilled to introduce our brand new electronic newspaper. The final product is available as both a mobile and desktop application. Our aim with the app was to develop an electronic newspaper that would dynamically reflect and complement our more extensive Insurance Gateway website ... Read More »