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  • Another VAT hike?

    Absa warns that govt may again announce an increase in value added tax in next month's Budget.

  • SA Revenue Service

    The tax agency says a unit that tackles illicit financial flows has recovered R2.6bn since April 2019.

  • State Capture Inquiry

    Former Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi says Tony Gupta threatened to have him removed.


OPINION: Banks are spending wildly on the latest tech - even if they're not sure why

Jan 25 2020 08:30

“I know 50% of my digital transformation spend is wasted — I just don’t know which 50%,” the CFO was cited as saying in an Oliver Wyman report on bank tech.


    OPINION: Why has transformation in the financial services sector been so slow?

    Jan 24 2020 07:00

    The allocation of capital greatly influences patterns of ownership and production in the economy. So why has greater transformation and economic inclusion in the financial services sector been so sluggish, seriously lacking and at best regressing? asks Sibongiseni Mbatha.


    OPINION: Putin has a new plan to hold power over Russia forever

    Jan 19 2020 19:00

    In his state of the nation address on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a sweeping constitutional reform that would give him several options to retain power after 2024, when his term ends.



    The dirt on Deloitte's consulting deals at Eskom

    Jan 15 2020 06:00

    The accounting giant proclaimed its innocence when Eskom accused it of “pure corruption” and demanded the repayment of millions in consulting fees. Now a deep dive by amaBhungane suggests it is Deloitte's competitors and the taxpayers who should feel aggrieved.

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