Bosse & Associates

27
Sep

Property Sellers: Why, How and When to Choose Your Own Conveyancer

Article courtesy of Law Dot News | Selling Property Property Sellers: Why, How and When to Choose Your Own Conveyancer “A great deal is at stake in the transfer of fixed property. It is generally the largest single asset that a person owns and the transaction for the purchase or sale of a fixed property is probably the most important

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27
Sep

South Africans – Don’t Lose Your Own Citizenship When You Apply for Another!

“… it cannot be said as the applicant suggests that the loss of citizenship takes place without notice and automatically as the citizen in that position has proper notice through the structure of the section of both the opportunity to seek consent to hold dual citizenship and the consequences of acquiring a second citizenship without obtaining such permission. It therefore

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27
Sep

Employers – Walking the “Compulsory Covid-19 Jab” Tightrope

“Employers should find a reasonable resolution that accommodates all parties where employees refuse to be vaccinated for medical and constitutional grounds” (Ministry of Employment and Labour) As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, an increasing number of businesses find themselves walking a tightrope between their obligations to, on the one hand, both protect the public and

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27
Sep

What SARS Says About Crypto Assets and Tax

Article courtesy of Law Dot News | Personal Finance and Tax “The future of money is digital currency” (Bill Gates) If you are thinking of buying – or have bought – any “crypto asset” such as a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Polkadot, Solana (or any of the many other crypto currencies springing up all over the place), be aware of
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27
Sep

Your Website of the Month: The Best Age to Launch a Successful Startup Is…

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission reports (see Moneyweb article here) a record 510,000 new companies registered in 2020 – 32% up from 2019. Clearly the challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic and its associated economic disruption are at play here. For some, retrenchment has meant having to become an entrepreneur in order to survive financially. Others are taking advantage

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26
Aug

Estate Planning and Wills: A Checklist to Protect Your Family

Article courtesy of Law Dot News | Wills & Estate Planning Estate Planning and Wills: A Check List to Protect Your Family “Don’t fear death, plan for it” (Anon) Amazingly, here we are in the middle of a deadly pandemic yet still some 70% – 80% of working South Africans are said to have no will in place. That’s crazy
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26
Aug

Eviction Refused – Landowners, Unlawful Occupiers and the “Just and Equitable” Test

Article courtesy of Law Dot News | Property - Eviction Refusal Eviction Refused – Landowners, Unlawful Occupiers “PIE recognises that in appropriate circumstances the right to full exercise of ownership must give way, in the interest of justice and equity, to the right of vulnerable persons to a home.” (Extract from judgment below) “Unlawful occupiers” of land have strong rights
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26
Aug

A Million Rand Warning: Act When Employees Reach Retirement Age

Article courtesy of Law Dot News | Employment Law & Labour Law Act When Employees Reach Retirement Age “Retirement is for people who don’t like their jobs” (Paul McCartney) Many employees reaching “retirement age” (often set at 60 or 65) are not ready to retire. Perhaps they need to carry on earning an income, often they are fit and healthy
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26
Aug

Don’t Risk Consequential “Loss of Profits” Damages: Check Your Contracts and Insurance!

“Consequential Loss: This is loss not directly caused by the insured event, but is an indirect result of the event. This is loss or damage that was not foreseen by the insurer or the policyholder at the time the policy was taken out. Consequential loss is in many instances not covered and cover is dependent on the risk that the

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26
Aug

Your Website of the Month: Start a New Business Fast and Lean

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed many doors, but it has also levelled many playing fields and opened up a slew of new business opportunities. If you are one of the many budding entrepreneurs out there looking to start up your own business (perhaps by choice, perhaps after a business closure), you may wonder where and how to go about it.

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