South African expats fear losing tax exemption

South Africans living abroad are fuming. Many will now be forced to come home after the Treasury announced a proposal to remove the foreign employment income tax exemption for South African expatriates. This means that those who make money from overseas employment could now be taxed domestically on their earnings. Magda Schoeman, who has lived […]
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I think I may be the worst SAFFA in the free world…

Actually, I’m not quite sure which expat South African I am.  I know I am not the bloke at the BBQ bashing bad ‘ol Zuma and recounting my home invasion with dramatic interludes and role play amongst intermittent gasps from first world friends who just came for the rugby game. I am most definitely not […]
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SARS requires you to declare your Worldwide Income

SARS has lodged a Five Year Compliance Drive this month on all South Africans residents working in foreign countries. Pravin Gordhan mentioned in his Budget Speech that SARS is going to target all South Africans working abroad. Since these announcements various changes has been brought about regarding the responsibilities of the South African individual, company, […]
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Expats in the USA aim to secure our future as ethnic group in South Africa

The wheels are rolling to take the ANC government to task in the USA, through a two-phased action. Through expats in the USA, Front National’s adv Jurg Prinsloo and FN international liaison officer Catryn Bosman will collaborate with an USA law firm and two Republican Congresswomen. The newest is that our statements and information have […]
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We’re running out of whites – Half a million white South Africans have left the country

About half a million white South Africans have left the country in the past three decades, and Stats SA estimates that a further 112 740 will emigrate in the next five years. The white population is also ageing as younger people are mostly the ones who go, leaving their parents behind. Population growth estimates show […]
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Here’s how the taxman will come after South African expats

If you have a good job overseas‚ living in a country where the tax rate is 25%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa’s 45% tax bracket‚ the taxman now wants to come after you to collect the difference of 20%. Jerry Botha‚ a managing partner at Tax Consulting‚ said the draft tax law amendments […]
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What lies at the heart of South Africa’s economic woes, you guessed it – Corrupt state owned enterprises !!

The prevailing economic crisis sweeping through South Africa is a direct result of economic mismanagement largely shaped by the looting of state owned enterprises. Many are in deep trouble. Sheer incompetence and corruption has pushed entities like South African Airways and the South African Broadcasting Corporation closer to financial collapse. Serious questions are being asked […]
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Good Advice to S.A. Citizens who is Arrested or Jailed Abroad.

Under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963), which is the accepted standard for all member countries, persons who have been arrested outside their own country must have access to their consular representative. South Africans in this situation must immediately request the authorities to allow them to contact the South African Representative in that country. […]
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Send Flowers, Gifts, Booze, Biltong and even Fresh Cakes Back Home in SA or Abroad

Just because you are not there for that special occasion, event or achievement, does not mean you cannot show you care. Why take up this offer with South Africa’s favourite flower and gift shop? Firstly, they are by far the best known online Flower and Gift Shop. Everybody knows and trusts them and because of this, they […]
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ALL proceeds from online bookings at SAFFA.com go towards creating jobs for our people back home

ALL proceeds from flight, hotel or car hire bookings worldwide, at www.SAFFA.com, go towards creating jobs for our people back home in SA. If you want to support and help our suppressed and persecuted people in South Africa, simply book your next flight, hotel or car hire from www.SAFFA.com We use all proceeds to employ […]
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