14 June 2012The City of Cape Town has been inundated with incorrect electronic/Internet payments for Section 118 certificates, causing an administrative nightmare.
21 June 2012Payment Solutions is a product in GhostConvey which efficiently, and cost effectively facilitates the payment of the seller’s rates and taxes on his behalf.
21 June 2012Conveyancers in Cape Town must with immediate effect refrain from instructing their clients to pay financial values for s 118 certificates directly to the City Council.
05 July 2012Salaried individuals no longer need to supply bank statements when applying for bonds at FNB, Absa and Nedbank.
12 July 2012The City Council of Cape Town is to implement new measures from 30 July to reduce delays with rates clearance applications.
06 September 2012RatesClearance.com will now be collecting administration fees for generating rates certificates on behalf of Mossel Bay and Bitou Councils.
06 September 2012SARS' modernised Transfer Duty system which was introduced in August will be mandatory from 1 October and conveyancers are urged to activate their eFiling details.
13 September 2012As the city of Johannesburg strives towards better service, rates clearance certificates can now be paid via EFT.
15 November 2012A request for conveyancers and secretaries to liaise with the relevant departments regarding conditions when applying for Rates Clearance Certificates.
22 November 2012Cheryl Claassen considers the practical effects for conveyancers, estate agents, buyers and sellers of the latest Transfer Duty e-Filing amendments.