Six important tips for estate planning success

Six important tips for estate planning success

The increased Value-Added Tax (VAT) rate – announced in the 2018 National Budget – dominated headlines for weeks thereafter, but this is not the only tax change affecting consumers and investors. Many tax changes also affect estate planning and the cost of estate...
How (Not) to Draft a Will

How (Not) to Draft a Will

It might be easy to argue that a will is an unnecessary document, especially if it won’t make any difference to the distribution of the assets in the estate. But beware. The argument is flawed for two reasons. Dying without a will, will result in a delay in the...
Who May I Appoint as Executor of My Estate?

Who May I Appoint as Executor of My Estate?

Upon your death, an executor is faced with gathering all your possessions and distributing them according to the provisions of your last will and testament. Settling a simple estate seems a relatively easy task and in many cases executors are nominated without careful...
The Importance of a Will

The Importance of a Will

Your will is one of the most important documents that you can sign to make the life of your heirs a little bit easier after your death.What will happen if you die without a will?You will die intestate and your estate will be devolved in terms of the Intestate...

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