There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Morning clouds. Mild.
An Australian skills shortage in certain categories is attracting increased interest from South African experts in these fields, a migration assistant tells Fin24.
Today, through encouragement and group suggestions, we've formalised #imstaying into a NGO. We’ve had the most incredible support coming in from strangers from all walks of life in this country who want to assist, writes Jarette Petzer.
"Permanent stay" has taken on a whole new meaning for a Johannesburg women who tattooed #ImStaying on her body.
There's no need to judge those who emigrate, says Solly Moeng.
The popular "Plan B" passport doesn't come cheap.
Many years ago Clem Sunter said that for us the High Road would be to follow the example set by Brazil - not Europe. But our compass was a bit off, and we're heading for Venezuela.
When South African entrepreneurs consider emigrating to expand their business, they should have an in depth look at local requirements, says a director at Sovereign Trust (SA).
Yes, many South Africans are leaving the country. But emigration is not only a South African phenomenon. It’s a fairly normal global trend and South Africa can benefit from it.
The number of South Africans inquiring about Australian visas has more than doubled in the past two years, says Sable International's Australian immigration expert, Sam Hopwood. These are the five types of visas that South Africans or South African businesses can apply for.
South Africans who complain incessantly about the dismal state of the country today usually have little idea of what is truly transpiring therein. They care little to know. They do not want to partake in the country; they want only to take from it.
A Fin24 user planning to use their provident fund to emigrate wants to know whether they will be taxed after the first R22 500.
Despite what it may look like, the quality of life for most people who are able to emigrate deteriorates significantly. Unless you are stinking rich in dollar terms you will have to cut back dramatically, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
There has been an increase in the number of local high net worth individuals asking a migration firm options to secure international education opportunities for their children.
The EB-5 Investment Visa allows an investor to acquire a Green Card for themselves, their spouse, and all unmarried children under the age of 21, by investing $500 000 (about R7.5m) in a qualified EB-5 project.
Some Canadian states are successfully attracting South African farmers, recent anecdotal evidence shows, while business owners are following their children abroad.
Emigration rates from SA has surged by and can be seen as the beginning of a next big wave of people leaving for greener pastures, says a political analyst.
Tax compliance consultant Lameez Arendse explains the details of the new 'expat tax'.
There is a lot of misinformation about SA's amended expatriate tax law and the process of financial emigration, says a specialist at Tax Consulting SA.
South African families are each paying up to R80,000 – and in one reported instance R100,000 – for services that promise to get them into the likes of Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. And they are unlikely to recover their money, thanks to the consequences of admitting having been victim to an immigration scam.
Grime, crime and the unstable economy are some of the driving factors behind Maritzburgers selling off their properties to live overseas.
Cape Townemerge R580 000.00 - R620 000.00 Per Year
Cape Town Southern Suburbs1st Contact T/A Sable International
Cape TownemergeR600 000.00 - R700 000.00 Per Year
Apartments / Flats
R 12 000
R 13 950
R 19 800
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