Budget 2016

 
DA bemoans Gordhan's absence from budget debate
DA bemoans Gordhan's absence from budget debate
A possible Moody's ratings downgrade...
Rand takes massive hit as Sars wars heat up
Rand takes massive hit as Sars wars heat up
Standard Bank Research said the “rand sacrificed most of the gains it had made since the end of January”, which analysts on Monday said was due...
The grim face of local government
The grim face of local government
Local government gets a healthy chunk of the budget, 9.1% (or R133-billion) of the total this year. Often the source of service delivery protests,...
Budget 2016: Jury still out on VAT
Budget 2016: Jury still out on VAT
This means that consumers, already under pressure from rising food and electricity prices, among other things, will at least not see VAT making...
Quick-fix highs help cushion budget lows
Quick-fix highs help cushion budget lows
This year’s budget won’t cripple you. But it probably won’t help you run faster either. From a consumer perspective, it’s laced with...
Editorial: Is this the Zupta-proof budget?
Editorial: Is this the Zupta-proof budget?
Most of the focus on this week’s budget has been on whether or not Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has done enough to ward off a downgrade by the...
Can Pravin Gordhan’s grand vision be implemented?
Can Pravin Gordhan’s grand vision be implemented?
In a bid to win back the trust of both investors and ordinary South Africans, the resurrected finance minister has set out to make the economy...
The poor face double-digit inflation
The poor face double-digit inflation
COMMENT
Concerns persist over state-owned entities
Concerns persist over state-owned entities
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan deliberately avoided the word privatisation in his budget on Wednesday.
Government to cut public sector wages
Government to cut public sector wages
In a bid to reassure foreign investors, the ratings agencies and the South African public, Finance Minister Pravin ­Gordhan announced that...

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