Blog: March 2021

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A warm welcome to each and every one after a well-deserved break at the end of an interesting 2020! HVM would like to wish our staff and clients a happy, healthy and blessed 2021!

The year started with a bang as we entered Tax-season and welcomed three new faces to the HVM family: Christiaan, Zinia and Franco.

How to make a single income household work

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many households questioning the future of their families, especially when it comes to living arrangements when one of the family’s sources of income have fallen away.

Why do I need to know my rights as taxpayer?

Since the introduction of the Tax Administration Act in 2011, which aimed to consolidate most of the administrative matters in tax acts, taxpayers have become ever more aware of their rights in dealing with the South African Revenue Service (SARS). There has also been a significant increase in the number of cases in the Tax Court (as well as in our High Courts) that relate not to substantive tax matters, but rather to the exercise of taxpayers' rights.

Life-hacks for a more productive remote workforce

It’s a strange new world that we’re living in, one in which the digitalisation of the traditional office is happening at a rapid rate. Many businesses are reaping the benefits of remote work in a society where going into the office no longer seems necessary (not to mention that it could present an array of health dangers).