Owning your house through a Trust

Owning your house through a Trust. A common question is whether it makes sense for your company or your family trust to be the owner of your home. This is a very complex area of legislation that is currently under review and is in a state of flux. Burman recommends you consult an expert who …

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Home-based businesses

Home-based businesses and capital gains. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real estate investment, a house or an apartment, your Property Angel is here to help you find your dynamic home. Property Angels – Real Estate Sold If a homeowner carried on a profitable business from the property and …

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Secondary properties

Secondary properties and Capital Gains It is important for homeowners to bear in mind that only one house may be regarded as a primary residence. Therefore if the property disposed of by the Smiths was their weekend holiday home, SARS would not regard this as their primary residence. They would be unable to claim the …

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