How Can I get a Tax Deduction by Donating?

Donating to a worthy charity/non-profit organisation makes one feel good, as the world, and South Africa in particular, depends on these organisations to pick up the slack from government and millions would suffer without them. An added benefit of making donations to certain charities is that you may be entitled to a tax deduction, provided […]

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International Day of Women & Girls in Science

On 11 February, the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrating the theme, ‘Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth.’  The Day focuses on the reality that science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of internationally agreed […]

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Claim your 18A Tax Benefit

This year, 2020, is a Leap Year, which means that you have until 29 February to ensure that you get a tax benefit from making a donation to an approved non-profit organisation. What is an 18A Tax Benefit? The Little Fighters Cancer Trust (LFCT) is registered as a Section 18A Public Benefit Organisation (PBO number […]

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Financial Stress in a Childhood Cancer-Affected Family

One of the biggest stressors in a childhood cancer-affected family is financial stress! When a child is diagnosed with cancer, apart from the stress that the family has to deal with regarding the fact that their child is ill with a dread-disease, they also have to face the enormous cost of cancer treatment, even if […]

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