Many business owners believe their business is their retirement. They invest all extra profits into the business with the intention of selling it somewhere in the future and retiring afterwards. Other business owners don’t plan to retire at all and want to keep working. Whichever category you fall into, says Kobus Engelbrecht, Marketing Head: Sanlam Business Market, you’re exposing yourself to risk.
2018 BUDGET SPEECH UPDATE. The Minister of Finance announced amendments to tax and other legislation that may affect investors. These changes come
into effect on 1 March 2018, unless otherwise indicated.
. What are the main benefits of a TFSA?
You don’t pay any tax on investment income (interest and dividends) earned in the product, or any capital gains. There are no restrictions on the funds you can invest in (other than that funds cannot charge performance fee), and no minimum investment period is required. You are also not limited on the withdrawals you can make from your investment.