Legal and tax advice

Legal and tax issues affect all freelancers, but many don't know where to begin in protecting themselves and their work.

SAFREA provides support on these issues, through partnership with Legalese, a legal agency which specialises in the needs of freelancers and creative professionals.

Please note: These pages are accessible to members only.

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Draft contracts for various media services

SAFREA member Gwen Watkins has shared draft contracts for media services ranging from PR and events to copywriting, training and more. These serve as a great template for freelancers to adapt as their own business requires.  

Legal and tax services for freelancers

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Being a freelancer comes with unique legal and tax risks that need specialised attention. Legalese is a creative legal agency offering comprehensive freelance-specific packages at a discounted rate for SAFREA members. 

Freelancers and tax: 8 things to consider

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admin, finance, invoicing, tax

For regular nine to fivers, a monthly paycheck arrives with a neatly deducted amount and SARS is magically paid up. For a freelancer, it's a different story. Legalese highlights the most common tax issues SAFREA members should be aware of. 

Taxed at source explained

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Clarification and documentation for members wishing to avoid being taxed at source, with emphasis on explaining how a freelancer's relationship with any particular client is determined.

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