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    Fastest way to get a Police Clearance Certificate in SA

    Apostil.co.za is another such company, personally it is not worth waiting in queues and having the stress, especially when abroad. They have a 5 day option.
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    Health insurance while overseas

    If one is going to be overseas for a few months a year, is there a better option than paying health insurance monthly in SA when you can't use it while overseas? I've phoned around, but no health insurer seems to offer a package where you only pay when you're in SA. I can't pay six months or...
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    Which is better - billing to myself or to my company?

    I'm a contractor and send a monthly invoice - which is better, invoicing in my name or in my company's name (I have a CC). Which is better and why? (I assume tax plays a role, but what else?)
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    Premium rated SMS service - how does it work?

    Hi there How do these premium rated SMS service businesses work? I mean the technical and business side. Here's my extremely rough guess: 1. Business has a cell number 2. Business sends an SMS inviting this number (i.e. person) to subscribe (is this sent by a third party?) 3. Some sort...
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    Spam legal letter

    Does anyone have the text of a nice, short-and-to-the-point, FU-type of lawyer's letter that stops spammers in their tracks? Also, does anyone have the name and contact details of a good, fairly-priced lawyer who will be able to meaningfully roast a spammer in court? If your answer to...
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    ISP affiliate programs

    I run a few websites where the visitors may well be looking for an ISP. Do they offer affiliate programs?
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    Legal recourse on appliance bought on Gumtree - is there any?

    Is there any legal recourse on something bought from someone directly? My example is a dishwasher I bought on Gumtree from someone. When viewing it all seemed to be fine. On installing at home, I noticed some missing parts inside and it is useless unless I get these parts or have it repaired...
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    Lyoness

    Anyone out there know anything about this Lyoness loyalty programme scheme to make money and shopping vouchers? Recently they were compared to being a pyramid scheme and I wanted to find out others' opinions...
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    Bid4Africa launches

    I am in the tech/internet world and came across these guys last year: www.bid4africa.com - Penny auctions - Bids cost R10 for 100 - You can only buy that amount and only via SMS - Auctions end when the timer stops, no continuation-type bidding timers Also write articles for tech...
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    ICASA regulations - must I have my device regulated?

    I hope this is the right place to post this, I tried posting in the PC Hardware section and got no replies. Please tell me which forum is better. I will follow this question, so please ask if something is not clear. I have had a device made that emits 20KHz - 22KHz (very low frequency) and...
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    ICASA regulations - must I have my device regulated?

    I hope this is the right place to post this, if not, then please tell me which forum is better. I will follow this question, so please ask if something is not clear. I have had a device made that emits 20KHz - 22KHz (very low frequency) and some people say I need it "regulated" by ICASA...
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    Depreciation on laptops

    Does anyone know what the depreciation on laptops is? An example: James joins a Company and receives a laptop. The Company bought the laptop for R10,000. After 2 years James is leaving and is offering the option of buying the laptop. What is a fair price for James to pay?
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    Buying a clarinet

    How much should I be paying for a Buffet Crampon B-12 Bb Clarinet? Or a Buffet Crampon clarinet (or just a clarinet!) in general?
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    Nikon D3100

    Hi all I'm entering the world of photography and for my birthday will receive a Nikon D3100. Or rather, the cash to buy it. What is the best deal on right now? What I mean is, I don't just want to buy a body and then say: Let's take a picture! and find out the is no SD card and lens, etc. Is...
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    VAT on affiliate commissions - anyone know the answer?

    Here is a situation I would like to know the answer to. I have found numerous contradicting answers on the web. 1. I run an affiliate website which sends leads to a company that handles money transfers in and out of South Africa. 2. To cut a long story short, I get paid on how much is...
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