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Immigration Intake Cut16 Mar 2009
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A nation in shock and mourning09 Feb 2009
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Australia Day27 Jan 2009
Cyclone!26 Jan 2009
My First South African25 Jan 2009
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New goal & mobile phone23 Jan 2009
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My email address21 Jan 2009
Angels of Mercy21 Jan 2009
We are in!21 Jan 2009
Temporary Accommodation06 Jan 2009
Moving abroad and the taxman06 Jan 2009
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Preparing for the outback02 Jan 2009
Countdown01 Jan 2009
Emigration ain't for sissies24 Dec 2008
The indigenous issue18 Dec 2008
Excitement and panic14 Dec 2008
Unabridged birth certificates14 Dec 2008
Sorting out stuff08 Dec 2008
Bookings06 Dec 2008
Visa Application06 Dec 2008
Preparing to depart02 Dec 2008
South African bank's advice28 Nov 2008
Bitter-sweet25 Nov 2008
Being South African ...25 Nov 2008
Losing my Religion22 Nov 2008
Ouch21 Nov 2008
Emigration Wave20 Nov 2008
Taking a container or not18 Nov 2008
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Health Examinations12 Nov 2008
Crikey ... another medical!11 Nov 2008
Australian Bureau of Stats07 Nov 2008
The relocation team04 Nov 2008
Job offer30 Oct 2008
The LSD20 Oct 2008
Prams and baby car seats13 Oct 2008
Infant formula & pearls11 Oct 2008
Infant formula10 Oct 2008
Sabona! Site for S. Africans!10 Oct 2008
Skills assessment08 Oct 2008
Homework06 Oct 2008
The beginning of our quest04 Oct 2008
South African bank's advice
28 Nov 2008
And this is what the bank says (NB. check with your own bank to make sure you get proper advice):

'EMIGRATION

MP 336B

CAPITAL ALLOWANCE ALLOWED R 4 MILLION PER FAMILY.

DISCRETIONARY ALLOWANCE R500000.00 PER ADULT OVER 18

R160000.00 PER CHILD UNDER 16



TRAVEL ALLOWANCE AS ABOVE.

TAX CLEARANCE FROM SARS

VALID AIRTICKETS,PASSPORTS AND ID BOOKS

Once you have completed the emigration formalities ,we can send you monies after you have left up to the amount of capital allowance.

Discretionary and Travel allowance is a once off.

All accounts to be consolidated, no credit cards, your accounts will be handled and monitored by our IB NON RESIDENT CENTRE,a ny instructions can be sent via email to them. Accounts will be blocked and cards taken. All debit orders etc can still run.



LEAVING COUNTRY ON A TEMPORARY BASIS

Travel allowance and discretionary allowance as above.

Accounts and credit cards may not be utilised outside the country.

No monitoring of your accounts by the bank, you will have to give someone power of attorney to conduct your accounts on your behalf.

Allowances will only be sent to you within a certain period e.g., you may not request balance of your allowances 2 months later. No monies may be afforded to you after you have left the country.

You may apply to S.A.R.S. for a tax clearance for a foreign investment for R2 mill each, unfortunately s.a.r.s. requires that the monies are in your account at the point of applying for this clearance.'



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