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

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told MPs not to personalise his engagements with SARS about the tax system and its administrative...

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The creation of a new top tax rate of 45% for individuals earning over R1.5m has sparked concern.

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There has been too much focus on white monopoly capital. Monopoly in itself is problematic, says Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi...

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Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has warned that South Africa could end up having two “parallel governments” where the big...

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Government shouldn't chase investors away with a narrative for short-term gains but business also needs to have a social...

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government must start having a conversation about value-added tax and that it is on the table,...

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The Department of Science and Technology is set to spend most of its allocation of R23.7bn over the medium term to investment in...

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says it's not a matter of black or white, but simply that in a country with a progressive tax...

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2017 Budget will be viewed in a neutral light, say analysts.

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Various consumer organisations and experts express their views on the impact Budget 2017 could have on consumers.

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2017 Budget Speech was one that was drafted in difficult economic times and uncertainty about his...

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

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan called for tougher rules to cover financial market abuses, citing the recent claims of bank...

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

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Spend on economic affairs will be prioritised to develop infrastructure, industry and job creation, according to the National...

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State debt creeping up
Feb 22 2017 15:07

State debt has kept on eroding the government's fiscal space and now amounts to more than 50% of GDP, the budget reveals.

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The hike in the general fuel levy and the RAF levy, effective 5 April 2017, will probably have an inflationary impact right through...

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Weak business confidence in South Africa and low profitability weigh on investment flows, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in...

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The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries plans to spend over R1.7bn and create 60 000 jobs, according to Finance...

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Despite joking about smokers and drinkers, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has increased the prices of these little pleasures, with...

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SA ICT spend to exceed R287m
Feb 22 2017 15:45

The cost to implement Cabinet's approved ICT white paper policy recommendations and other ICT expenditure is expected to amount to...

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should stop cutting the budget to appease foreign ratings agencies, Nehawu has said at the handover...

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An additional R5bn has been earmarked for post-school education and training over and above the extra R32bn previously allocated.

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The budget for defence, public order and safety will increase over the next three years from R190bn to R225bn by 2019/20, with...

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

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