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Why sugar tax won’t work
Why sugar tax won’t work

SA’s proposed sugar tax, which government hopes will inflate its coffers and cut down on obesity, is bound to fail.

03 Mar '16, 05:30am
Gordhan laid foundations for SA’s long-term success
Gordhan laid foundations for SA’s long-term success

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s #Budget2016 message was one of long-term stability, writes Pierre Heistein.

02 Mar '16, 10:17am
The Tax Clock
The Tax Clock

The Tax Clock calculates the time you spend contributing to government services, and the time that you're working for yourself.

01 Mar '16, 08:35am
SA geared for growth despite difficulties
SA geared for growth despite difficulties

South Africans have every reason to be confident in the country’s economic prospects, writes Jeff Radebe.

29 Feb '16, 09:01am
Five key #Budget2016 take-aways
Five key #Budget2016 take-aways

Rob Cooper examines what he reckons are five key messages from this year’s budget.

29 Feb '16, 05:30am
‘Poor will bear brunt of proposed sugar tax’
‘Poor will bear brunt of proposed sugar tax’

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s plan of introducing sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is likely to hurt the poor the most.

26 Feb '16, 10:07am
ANC backs Gordhan 100% - Mantashe
ANC backs Gordhan 100% - Mantashe

ANC rallies behind Pravin Gordhan amid revelations that he was sent questions by the Hawks only four days before his budget speech.

Business News
26 Feb '16, 08:28am
Bid to end abuse of trusts
Bid to end abuse of trusts

Proposed changes to the tax treatment of trusts could bring an end to a common abuse of trusts as a way of reducing estate duty.

26 Feb '16, 07:33am
Gordhan ‘not clear enough on austerity’
Gordhan ‘not clear enough on austerity’

Western Cape Finance MEC Ivan Meyer says Pravin Gordhan’s #Budget2016 lacked details about the implementation of austerity measures.

26 Feb '16, 07:03am
Nicola’s Notes: Smoke ‘n mirrors
Nicola’s Notes: Smoke ‘n mirrors

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan needs to provide more detail on SA’s future so we all can help, writes Nicola Mawson.

26 Feb '16, 07:02am
‘Gordhan didn’t go far enough’
‘Gordhan didn’t go far enough’

Pravin Gordhan wasted an opportunity to improve the health of the economy, Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman argues.

26 Feb '16, 05:30am
Gordhan’s complacency paints over SA’s grim reality
Gordhan’s complacency paints over SA’s grim reality

Pravin Gordhan’s #Budget2016 speech contained nothing to suggest that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel for South ...

26 Feb '16, 05:30am
Satawu demands meeting with SAA
Satawu demands meeting with SAA

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has demanded a meeting with SAA and the Treasury to discuss the planned merging ...

26 Feb '16, 05:30am
Tinkering with the system is not enough to grow
Tinkering with the system is not enough to grow

SA’s current economic framework will not deliver the growth and job-creation levels that we need, writes Bheki Ntshalintshali.

26 Feb '16, 07:30am
Gordhan asks public to help keep SOEs in line
Gordhan asks public to help keep SOEs in line

Pravin Gordhan throws down the gauntlet to state-owned enterprises and business by demanding that they be more accountable.