The deadline to apply for the NI (National Insurance) Rebate is the 5th April 2009 so don’t miss out on this opportunity to take control of your finances.
The current stresses and strains governed by an uncertain and erratic economic climate in the UK have created room for many illegal and less established immigration companies to take advantage of the market’s vulnerabilities. With the UK immigration market ripening due to many individuals choosing to canvass various immigration options, according to expert immigration group, […]
In the run up to the 2009 South African elections, much debate has surrounded the issue of whether South Africans living abroad should be given voting rights. 1st Contact has sourced some informative and topical articles and debates relating to this issue, which are placed below.
Looking at making the big move back? There are a few things you should be thinking about when planning your move back to South Africa. Sorting out your personal taxes, offshore funds, banks accounts and medical aid are a few of the critical things to have in place prior to leaving.
Many people are unaware that you can claim back National Insurance Contributions while working in the UK. This is different from a tax rebate which you can only do when arriving and leaving the UK. An NI (National Insurance) Rebate can be claimed at anytime and only needs to be done once (from thereon it […]
In a recent article released by the BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7816450.stm), the run up to the 31 January deadline for self assessed tax returns, has seen the most “sophisticated and prolific” tax fraud scam in the UK to date. Having flooded the UK media, numerous reports affirm that fraudsters are allegedly targeting consumers under the false pretence […]
According to leading immigration and financial services group 1st Contact, applying sound and innovative tax advice to your personal financial affairs is set to create a magnificent start to 2009, a year full of opportunity.
According to expert immigration and financial services group 1st Contact, the 2009 deadline set for 5 February is fast approaching. 1st Contact affirm that many South African property owners living and working abroad are unaware of their obligation to register for income tax, making them eligible for the submission of an annual tax return.
If you’re itching to escape the wet pavements of the British streets this winter, it’s not too late to book a last minute deal with Contiki! Whether it’s a ski adventure to Austria you’re after or to experience the infamous Christmas markets of Europe, check out http://www.contiki.com/ Contiki’s fantastic Ski Austria packages start from 19th […]
Its two weeks before Christmas and by now you have probably arranged your blissful escape, whether you have almost all the stamps in your passport or are simply heading to the continent for a weekend city break. Some last minute tips to help you make the most of your time off and help you feel […]