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Budget 2017

Budget in a nutshell: Tough times ahead

Feb 22 2017 14:07

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had a tough message for South Africans in his Budget Speech in the National Assembly.

Budget 2017

WATCH: Fire ministers who don't create jobs - Cosatu

Feb 22 2017 21:40

Ministers should be given a target to create jobs and those who don't should be fired, Cosatu’s parliamentary representative Matthew Parks tells Fin24.

Budget 2017

Budget was pro-poor, but not populist - Save SA

Feb 22 2017 20:37

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's National Budget was pro-poor, but not populist - and that is an important distinction, according to Crispin Sonn from Save SA.

Budget 2017

Taxpayers hit with highest marginal rate since '94

Feb 22 2017 19:47

Can SA taxpayers be sure the Budget 2017 spending plans are sufficiently robust to grow the economy and therefore stave off further tax increases?

Budget 2017

Gordhan, Jonas speak out on Molefe 'noise'

Feb 22 2017 15:07

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas have spoken out on rumours that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is to take one of their jobs.

Budget 2017

Calculate how much more you'll cough up for your sins

Feb 22 2017 15:53

Despite joking about smokers and drinkers, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has increased the prices of these little pleasures, with sparkling wine carrying the biggest hike

 

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WATCH: Why SA's budget matters to the outside world

Feb 22 2017 19:24

Brand reputation management adviser Solly Moeng explains to Fin24 why the Budget Speech is important for global investors.

Calculate your tax burden

Feb 22 2017 16:26

The National Budget has confirmed the largest revenue shortfall relative to budgeted estimates since 2009/10, necessitating tax hikes bringing in an additional R28bn.

Nuclear deal: The calm before the storm?

Feb 22 2017 15:07

National Treasury’s 2017 Budget Review and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s speech have kept a wide berth from mentioning nuclear energy.

INFOGRAPHIC: All your 2016 tax tables

Feb 22 2017 17:13

This infographic sheds light on the impact of income tax, announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Calculate how much more you'll cough up for your sins

Feb 22 2017 15:53

Despite joking about smokers and drinkers, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has increased the prices of these little pleasures, with sparkling wine carrying the biggest hike

SAA merger still on the cards as consultants finalise review

Feb 22 2017 18:49

The merger of SAA with South African Express, and the introduction of a strategic equity partner are still being considered, National Treasury says in its 2017 Budget Review.

Government commits to R200bn in IPP procurement

Feb 22 2017 18:49

Government has committed to procure up to R200bn in renewable energy from independent power producers.

Analysis & Opinion

Budget 2017

Beyond the numbers, Gordhan's budget will be a political statement

Last year, Pravin Gordhan was seen as a saviour following the Nene debacle....

Budget 2017

Battle for the soul of SA's democracy far from over

The integrity of our state and the viability of its economy cannot be...

Budget 2017

#Budget2017: Fiscal consolidation could cost Gordhan his job

Fiscal consolidation is a given imperative amid the reality of a looming...

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Government plays dirty with renewables

Feb 22 2017 09:51

Research by the CSIR shows that renewable energy is a feasible option for SA, yet government’s proposed long-term energy strategy for the most part snubs renewables.

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