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2022 Tax Companion
2022 Tax Companion

Tax season has come around again, and we have put together FAQs to help you through various stages during your tax return. These are our top 10 FAQs about income tax.

Damages: is your business covered?
Damages: is your business covered?

Whether your employee negligently caused a loss of customer data, damaged service provider equipment, is caught stealing from your customers, or your business pulled out of a $44 billion deal to buy Twitter, you need to make sure that you limit your business’ liability…

“One of the things I like about our contract is that you have relieved me of a great deal of personal interviewing and corresponding, among other things, which allows me a lot more time for painting.” – E.J. Hughes

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Security deposit – Where does it go? 
Security deposit – Where does it go? 

A security deposit protects a landlord against any possible damage the tenant might cause and covers the costs should an unforeseeable event occur.

Notice of birth by unmarried father
Notice of birth by unmarried father

Section 10 of the Births and Deaths Registration Act found to be invalid and inconsistent with the Constitution to the extent that it prohibits an unmarried father from giving notice of the birth of his child in the absence of the child’s mother.

Employing foreign nationals in South Africa
Employing foreign nationals in South Africa

South African employers must justify the employment of foreign nationals over South African citizens or permanent residents.

Patent law for beginners
Patent law for beginners

In order to patent something in South Africa, it must be considered to be an invention that includes an inventive step. The invention must be something that can be used in agriculture, trade or industry.

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Brighter futures

by Vuyokazi Mpela

A funeral policy is the last investment we make for a brighter future for our families. One of our greatest…
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Women in law

by Alicia Koch

It was poet Adrienne Rich who said – “The most important thing one woman can do for another is expand…
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The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.

– Will Rogers

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

– Robert Frost

He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.

– Proverb

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.

– Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.

– Mark Twain

We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.

– Mark Twain

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.

– Oscar Wilde

I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one.

– Voltaire

Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different.

– Hart Pomerantz

Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

-Blake,William

Every law is an evil, for every law is an infraction of liberty.

-Bentham Jeremy

The law is reason, free from passion.

– Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.

– Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

– Immanuel Kant

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.

– Khalil Gibran

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

– Oscar Wilde

The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.

– Sophocles

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