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This site is a collection of articles written by finance journalist Maya Fisher-French as well as other contributors. The aim of Maya on Money is to help you with those day-to-day money decisions related to South African finance matters. Articles cover all those areas that you need in order to manage your money effectively such as budgeting, saving, investing, banking and insurance. Feel free to engage with us and post your questions on the Forum.

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Tax tips for freelancers or sole traders

Many people have left corporate employment to start a home-based business or join the gig economy, and this will be the first time that they are facing the challenge of filing their tax return under their new status as freelancers or sole...