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5 days ago
It’s a lion vs buffalo budget
It’s a lion vs buffalo budget

Radical economic transformation was not possible without maximum unity.

5 days ago
No funding allocated to the nuclear build project
No funding allocated to the nuclear build project

The National Treasury has remained silent on the budget for the nuclear build programme despite Eskom calling for interested ...

5 days ago
Bad news for cigar smokers
Bad news for cigar smokers

The consumption of cigars has moved towards more expensive brands, requiring a higher-than-inflationary increase to maintain the targeted tax burden.

5 days ago
Wine, brandy excise hikes hard to absorb
Wine, brandy excise hikes hard to absorb

Excise hikes of 8.8% on wine and sparkling wine and 8.5% on spirits were announced by the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan ...

5 days ago
We're living in taxing times
We're living in taxing times

South Africa has a budget deficit of 3.1% of GDP and debt on government spending alone amounting to a staggering 48% of GDP.

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SOEs have work to do to boost the economy
SOEs have work to do to boost the economy

The finance minister has called for an improved financial performance of state-owned entities with a strong balance sheet.

5 days ago
Questions over silence on retirement reforms
Questions over silence on retirement reforms

The Budget speech was very light on matters affecting retirement fund investors, and did not reference retirement reforms at all.

5 days ago
Nicola's Notes: A boring, credible budget
Nicola's Notes: A boring, credible budget
Opinion

Although there were no surprises in the budget, did Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan lay down just what SA Inc needs, asks Nicola Mawson.

5 days ago
WATCH: 7 things you need to know about #Budget2017
WATCH: 7 things you need to know about #Budget2017
Budget

We cut through all the complicated financial terminology to highlight the seven things about the budget that will directly ...