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Tax and business doesn’t have to be confusing to understand. Read up on the latest tax news and learn how tax affects your business.

Budget Speech 2020
finances and funding

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The 2020 Budget Speech was surprisingly positive with proposals in the pipeline to provide more funding and support for small business owners.

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finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

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finances and funding

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Did you know that you may be able to get a tax rebate for Value Added Tax (VAT). Learn about what VAT is and how you can manage it.

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.
finances and funding

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

The Budget Speech delivered a mixed bag in terms of tax on businesses in 2019. Find out how this will affect in the next tax year.

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finances and funding

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

TaxTim offers a tax guide for small business on how to structure a small business to ensure it is tax efficient. Pay less tax now!

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A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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Why your payment failed

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

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Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

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How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business