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The Treasury is reluctant to throw good money after bad by over-committing funds to recover state money lost to corruption, says...

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The Treasury would not divulge to members of parliament which tax categories - whether personal or corporate - would be affected in...

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Government's announcement of the package of solutions to support electricity utility Eskom is positive, says rating agency Moody's.

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has a tough time ahead if he is to curb the ballooning cost of the public service, the Cape Chamber...

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mini budget does not lay the foundation for changes in the structure of the economy, including its...

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There are solid fiscal policies on the surface of the mini budget, but low potential growth is being held back by micro policy...

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The success of parastatals, including the Post Office, hinges on balancing viability with their government mandate, says Deputy...

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The economy needs to accelerate significantly to meet even the revised GDP forecasts, experts warn.

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The proposed adjustments - lower than planned spending and increased tax revenues - will require support from ordinary South...

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene took a strong stance on the urgent need to put in place measures that will restore ailing public...

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Mini budget worth a cheer
Oct 23 2014 08:19

Nhlanhla Nene has made the most of a difficult fiscal situation, says Jaco Leuvennink.

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Economists salute Nene
Oct 22 2014 21:03

Economists have saluted Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene for containing state spending and debt, but opposition parties faulted him...

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Chamber welcomes budget
Oct 22 2014 20:48

The Chamber of Mines of SA has welcomed the mini budget, adding that it is working on initiatives to help unlock investment and...

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Nene got it right, says ANC
Oct 22 2014 19:03

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene got the balance between the needs of the poor and state expenditure right, says the ruling party.

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R1.1bn for new land claims
Oct 22 2014 20:56

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has forecast R1.1bn to be spent over the next three years on new land claims following the...

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If you look at the collection estimates for 2015, South Africans can expect individual tax to be R6bn higher than the budget, says...

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Budget in a nutshell
Oct 22 2014 14:09

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled a tough Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in parliament, which will not be good news...

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The Treasury has not found ways to make it easier for entrepreneurs to grow within a highly constrained economy, says Standard...

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Government must deal with tax evasion to help improve service delivery and ensure a bigger fiscus for the country, says the EFF.

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Mini budget - as it happened
Oct 22 2014 16:03

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s comprehensive package of measures will reassure conservatives that he acknowledges the need for...

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DA wants reduced cabinet
Oct 22 2014 17:11

The Democratic Alliance is disappointed that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene did say anything about the size of the Cabinet in his...

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The Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota says there is no longer money in the fiscus and now Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene...

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South Africa downgraded its economic growth and budget deficit forecasts, but vowed to keep a tight grip on spending, says Finance...

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The Freedom Front Plus is not convinced that South Africa has reached a turning point in its finances, says party leader Pieter...

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Focus more on waste, urges UDM
Oct 22 2014 17:28

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene should have placed more emphasis on dealing with wasteful expenditure, says the UDM.

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Budget on way to nowhere - PAC
Oct 22 2014 16:48

The mini budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene lacks direction, says the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania.

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