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How To Refund Vat In South Africa

What is a VAT refund?  A VAT refund is an amount of VAT that was charged (increased from 14% to 15% from 1 April 2018) by a vendor and paid by a qualifying purchaser, on the acquisition of goods in South Africa. The qualifying purchase must be in South Africa at the time of acquisition and must also export… Read More »

How To Be A Virtual Assistant In South Africa

A virtual assistant is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative assistance to clients remotely from a home office. Virtual Assistant Association Of South Africa VAASA The concept of VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS (VAs) in South Africa is still a fairly new one. The UK and USA have thousands of VAs, and the USA even have an online… Read More »

How To Calculate VAT In South Africa

The VAT, or Value-Added Tax, is a value-added tax on purchases. As a value-added tax, only the final consumer pays the VAT – purchases by business at other stages of production do not pay VAT (they are charged VAT, however, those charges act as a credit against the VAT they charge) What formula do I use to calculate… Read More »

How To Value a Car In South Africa

It’s a good idea to do an annual check on the retail value of your car. Your car depreciates in value every year, which means you could be over-insured. The vehicle value calculator will help you work out the retail value of your car so you can ensure you are adequately covered in terms of short-term insurance. When… Read More »

How To Volunteer In South Africa

South Africa is an extremely diverse country, with 11 official languages, and various cultures and lifestyles. There is the amazing Kruger Park, the Table Mountain in Cape Town and amazing wine vineyards which make it a desirable place not only to visit but also to volunteer. The diversity and history of South Africa, make it a country to see and… Read More »