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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.

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

Tons of work goes into reaching the point where you’re at a market and making sales. Get tips on how to start selling at markets – successfully!


The best December markets

We may not have snow as a background, but our best December markets are top-notch. Find the best places to shop in the festive season.

Yoco payments and point of sale

5 ways Yoco Payments and Point of Sale will help a new business thrive

“It is so critical for a business to have a proper point of sale platform and card payments. Unfortunately, to date, only more established businesses can get access to proper quality tools due to the exhaustive costs.” – Lungisa, Yoco CTO More often than not when a entrepreneur gets started,

Choosing a point of sale

Frequently asked questions when choosing a Point of Sale

Choosing a point of sale system for your business is a big decision. It will become the heart of your business where essential info is created and stored. Here are a few answers to common and not so common questions. We trust it will make finding your dream point of

Business Purpose

Building a business with purpose : 3 SA entrepreneurs to inspire you

It’s essential for every business to have a clear purpose. One that you can easily communicate and everyone can get on board with. A strong, clear purpose will help you: Define your target audience. Attract staff and partners who believe in what you do Maintain focus on core areas Create

What to read

15 books that earned the Yoco team’s stamp of approval

When you’re a busy business owner, the thought of making time to read a book may be the last thing on your mind. Even though it’s something many people enjoy and know they would benefit from, it still feels like a big commitment. What if the book you pick is

Entrepreneurship lessons

Starting a business: The leap from corporate life to entrepreneurship

“Pursue your dreams but do so in a realistic way.” – Julie Taylor If you’re thinking about starting your own business, but need a little nudge in the right direction; or if you’re in the ‘starting’ business growth stage and feeling alone in your entrepreneurial journey, then this is for

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How to start accepting credit card payments

You’re never too small to accept card payments – in fact, it’s critical for all businesses, irrespective of type or size, to be able to accept electronic and mobile payments. If you’re not sure, whether or not your business should be accepting card payments read this article: 5 reasons why your