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VAT hike 'constitutionally suspect' — SA Human Rights Commission
VAT hike 'constitutionally suspect' — SA Human Rights Commission
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has criticised government for its decision to raise the Value-Added Tax (VAT) rate by the one...
Editorial: Tiny parties, big impact
Editorial: Tiny parties, big impact
The fractures and fissures in Democratic Alliance-led coalition governments continue to unravel, with Nelson Mandela Bay narrowly passing its...
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the...
New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'
New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'
New Zealand's centre-left government boosted spending on welfare and public services Thursday in a maiden budget aimed at delivering on the...
Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for a better life for all
Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for a better life for all
Credible statistics are necessary to ensure a better life for all South Africans, said Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Free higher education is a game of cut and balance ― Treasury DG
Free higher education is a game of cut and balance ― Treasury DG
National Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane says government is prepared to follow through on a commitment to phase in fee-free higher...
Efforts to get South Africa’s economy moving are no more than a patch up job
Efforts to get South Africa’s economy moving are no more than a patch up job
Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an...
State relies on VAT to plug holes
State relies on VAT to plug holes
With a tax revenue shortfall of almost R50-billion, and more money needed for, among other things, higher education, the inevitable finally...
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Wednesday’s budget may be just enough to stave off a credit ratings downgrade from Moody’s but it needs to be followed by structural reforms...
The poor don’t get to study for free
The poor don’t get to study for free
A desperate need to fund the budget has led to desperate measures. Although a hike in VAT and other taxes have stolen the show, a plan to slash...

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