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Renewable energy tax incentives

Government is encouraging investment in renewable energy—but as always, there are caveats… While this year’s Budget was largely devoid of surprises, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana made one announcement that was widely anticipated following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation speech, and will hopefully help taxpayers alleviate some of the pain of dealing with loadshedding.

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Investing in physical assets

Slow-and-steady returns for patient investors. After a period of low-interest rates, coupled with the printing of money in the world’s largest economies (such as the US and UK), monetary policy is getting tighter. This means that interest rates are rising and that it is harder to get low-interest-rate loans.