The main challenge to fiscal consolidation in SA comes from factional tensions in the ANC diverting political energy from economic...

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Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech, but there's a great deal...

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Budget 2017 contains updated tax tables and company employees will be paying more tax and taking less home at the end of the month,...

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Why Budget 2017 was unusual
Mar 09 2017 18:18

Budget 2017 was unusual due to the tough economic environment in 2016 and SA narrowly having avoided going into recession, says an...

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National Treasury has made some changes to its exchange control policy regarding intellectual property and offshore investment,...

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This year will be the worst ever for South African taxpayers and the next two years are projected to be even worse, says Garth...

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Although Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2017 Budget was the best that could be done under extremely challenging circumstances,...

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#Budget2017: All about tax
Mar 02 2017 20:15

The 2017 Budget Speech is all about tax, as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan looked for ways to raise money and tighten expenditure,...

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Potential job losses from the proposed 11% sugary tax could possibly be completely offset by supporting the sugar industry’s long...

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From a credit ratings point of view, it still very much remains a case of wait and see after Budget 2017 was delivered by Finance...

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The Financial and Fiscal Commission has cautioned that over the long term, personal income tax hikes could have a detrimental...

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Fin24 users have described the new tax rate for the super rich as a major disincentive, amid calls for meaningful job creation and...

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Despite a higher marginal income tax rate of 45% being introduced on taxable income over R1.5m, the National Budget maintained...

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We need to ask ourselves if Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan engaged the ‘appropriate lever’ in fulfilling an urgent need to raise...

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From an agribusiness perspective, Budget 2017 came against the backdrop of high food price inflation and a recent positive upturn...

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Amid fears of South Africans skipping the country over the new tax rate for those earning over R1.5m, Judge Dennis Davis reckons...

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SARS cannot be made a political football, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel as tensions reach boiling point between...

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The overall impact of tax on the consumer was a bit negative, but it was also redistributive in nature, economist at MMI Holdings...

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The Manufacturing Circle hoped for a more overtly jobs-friendly and pro-growth budget, it says in reaction to Finance Minister...

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CEO of debt counselling firm Debt Credit Matters Rodger Brown explains to Fin24 how the lack of employment opportunities is slowing...

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Inclusive growth, eradication of inequality and other political goals shouldn't come before the effort to progress economically -...

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Many of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises are still being poorly managed, said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017...

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has spoken frankly about the attack on National Treasury by “those who have ulterior motives to...

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