Budget 2013

 
[Video]Pimples: Hey big spender, Pravin is on the warpath
[Video]Pimples: Hey big spender, Pravin is on the warpath
Sylvia Lucas, Edna Molewa and Thulas Nxesi are on a shopping spree. They clearly didn't get the memo from Pravin about trimming the fat.
Gordhan's gone from hero to Nero
Gordhan's gone from hero to Nero
Pravin Gordhan's budget at the end of February received top accolades from those whose voices tend to dominate the media. A broad sweep from...
Budget 2013: Pachydermal Nkandla conspicuously absent
Budget 2013: Pachydermal Nkandla conspicuously absent
Nkandla was the elephant in the room on budget day. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan took a strong stance on corruption and wasteful expenditure but...
Budget 2013: Gordhan exposes the limits of the fiscus
Budget 2013: Gordhan exposes the limits of the fiscus
That is the hard choice beneath Pravin Gordhan's "keep calm and carry on" message to Parliament this week.
There are now better reasons to save for retirement
There are now better reasons to save for retirement
It's clear from a 12-page document released for discussion alongside the Budget Review that the policy is intended to be a carrot rather than a...
Budget 2013: We're not on the brink of austerity (yet)
Budget 2013: We're not on the brink of austerity (yet)
The cupboard is now bare. After this budget, if a healthy uptick in economic growth does not generate better taxes for government there is almost...
Budget 2013: Tax and compliance tightened up for corporates
Budget 2013: Tax and compliance tightened up for corporates
Companies received the lions' share of attention when it came to taxation, some of it positive, such as incentivising small business, but much...
Economic policy: The poor still lose
Economic policy: The poor still lose
Each year, at about this time, I start preparing to produce an analysis of the national budget and publish a statement on its implications for...
Gordhan ups his social spending
Gordhan ups his social spending
The government's decision to increase social spending may appease the disgruntled electorate, but it has raised the concern of global credit...
Parliamentary fiscal office on track
Parliamentary fiscal office on track
After more than three years of planning and nearly a decade of legislative wrangling, the establishment of a parliamentary budget office is within...
DA calls Gordhan's speech out on lack of solutions
DA calls Gordhan's speech out on lack of solutions
DA spokesperson for finance Tim Harris said the party welcomed that the budget was broadly aligned to the national development plan...
[Video]2013 budget: Gordhan scores 8/10
[Video]2013 budget: Gordhan scores 8/10
We gauged the response across political and business spectrums following Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech. It seems he won their favour.

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