Whether you are self-employed, an entrepreneur or a corporate employee who incurs travel expenses in the production of your income or if you receive a travel allowance, you may need to record your business travel distances.
This may allow you to claim a tax deduction from South African Revenue Service (Sars), but only if you are in possession of a properly completed logbook of actual business kilometres travelled.
As it may be gratifying to get a refund, as few things are as painful as paying even more tax after a year of tax deductions.
Nowadays, planning a trip is no longer the hassle it was a few years ago. Gone are the days when guidebooks and maps were required. Now, with state-of-the-art technology such as smartphone GPS’s, Airbnb and other useful tools, travellers can explore the world in a flash.
Whether it’s directions, accommodation, or any other travel-related necessities, travellers can find solutions with the touch of their finger. With more than a thousand apps to choose from, travellers no longer face the challenges that an extended trip abroad can bring.
We’ve compiled a list of five travel apps to use in 2018 that will… Read More
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway. Image courtesy Cape Town Tourism.
Planning a family holiday in Cape Town at the end of the year? Here are some fun things for the whole family to enjoy:
Surfing at Muizenberg Beach
Nothing’s cooler than hanging out at Surfer’s Corner in Muizenberg. So drop the teens off there – but don’t let anyone see you – because that would definitely cramp their style! Surf Shack is a popular store offering surfing lessons and equipment hire. [Tel: +27 (0)21 788 9286. Cost:… Read More
An oxpecker sits on the snout of a buffalo in the Okavango Delta. Image by Samir Randera-Rees.
Storyteller, keen amateur photographer, trained safari guide, field presenter and eco-warrior of sorts, Samir Randera-Rees has a Masters in conservation and an enormous passion for wildlife. This is evident in his new venture, a super-smart app called Whispers of the Wild.