The Antenuptial Contract Explained

May 3, 2022

There are two types of marriage regimes in South Africa: In community of property and out of community of property. The marriage out of community of property is furthermore divided into two kinds namely with the accrual system and without the accrual system.

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March 22, 2022

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Appoint Minitzers Attorneys as your conveyancers and help a child in need

December 14, 2021

When you appoint Minitzers Attorneys to transfer your property, you are appointing a highly skilled team of Attorneys to look after your interests, but you are also supporting children in need.

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November 5, 2021

Selling your Property? We can save you time and money.

Selling Your Property?

November 5, 2021

We will review any offer that you receive for the sale of your property, to make sure that your interests are protected.

Non-Resident Withholding Tax

November 5, 2021

Since 1 September 2007, a withholding tax is levied on the disposal by a non-resident of any immovable property in South Africa in terms of section 35A of the Income Tax Act, if the selling price of the property is higher than R2 million.

VAT or Transfer Duty?

November 5, 2021

Transfer Duty or VAT, whichever is applicable, is triggered on the sale of fixed property in South Africa and is calculated with reference to the purchase price (or value) of the property. A transaction cannot be subject to both VAT and Transfer Duty – it is one or the other.

Legal Process of Transferring Property

November 5, 2021

A short guide to the legal process of transferring a property and how we do what we do.

Minitzers Attorneys | Your Will and Estate

Your Will and Estate

September 20, 2021

Estate Planning and a properly drafted Will can ensure that you minimise Estate Duty (also known as “death taxes”) and that your belongings are properly divided among your chosen beneficiaries.

Minitzers Attorneys | Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax

September 20, 2021

You may be liable for Capital Gains Tax when you sell a property. The capital gain on such a sale is the amount by which the proceeds of the sale exceed the base cost of the property.

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: From 08:00 on Friday 27 March, in so far as possible, our teams will work remotely. We are equipped to continue delivering legal and property services to our clients and encourage you to call on us in these trying times.
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