Caring for your pet after your passing

Caring for your pet after your passing

It goes without saying that our pets are part of the family. As such, just as one would make provision for the wellbeing of their surviving human family members, it is imperative that one’s pet’s wellbeing is also considered. According to The Emma Animal Rescue...
Is your Will valid?

Is your Will valid?

Two things in life are certain – death and taxes. When we die, we have one last chance to do what we want with our belongings (our Estate), but only if a valid Will is in place. Let’s look at the requirements of a valid Will and other related aspects like competency,...
Thinking of setting up a Trust?

Thinking of setting up a Trust?

Trusts can be created for a number of reasons which include estate planning and succession, for reasons of wealth and asset protection, and also as a broad-based share ownership scheme in companies. What is a Trust? Section 1 of the Income Tax Act No 58 of 1962...