Budget 2014

 
Taxpayers will feel the squeeze
Taxpayers will feel the squeeze
Taxpayers have reason to be concerned after Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said in his medium-term budget review that there will be tax reforms and...
Despite global pressures, budget spending is kept on target
Despite global pressures, budget spending is kept on target
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan proved once again this week that he is a past master at walking the finest of lines.
Budget 2014: Gordhan dangles carrots for voters
Budget 2014: Gordhan dangles carrots for voters
Will the "good news" that Finance Minister Pravin ­Gordhan delivered this week have an impact on the May 7 polls?
Health services too sick to mention
Health services too sick to mention
South Africa's health services crisis was ignored in this week's budget, healthcare activists say. Section27 executive director Mark...
[Video]Weekend 101: Pravin's 'good news' Budget
[Video]Weekend 101: Pravin's 'good news' Budget
This week, Pravin Gordhan does a balancing act, an Oscar Pistorius TV channel is launched and Uganda criminalises gay sex.
[Video]M&G analysis: 2014 Budget speech
[Video]M&G analysis: 2014 Budget speech
The M&G’s business desk discusses Pravin Gordhan’s Budget – reading between the lines and analysing what it means for the average South African.
Budget 2014: Tax incentive scheme highlights Cosatu, Numsa feud
Budget 2014: Tax incentive scheme highlights Cosatu, Numsa feud
Labour federation Cosatu cautiously welcomed the budget speech despite emphasis on the implementation of the tax incentive or the youth wage...
Budget: Who got which piece of the pie?
Budget: Who got which piece of the pie?
The 2014/15 budget makes it clear that the government coffers have been sealed up and are being patrolled by the fiscal debt police officers. But...
Gordhan's 'balanced' budget leaves some disappointed
Gordhan's 'balanced' budget leaves some disappointed
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's fifth budget was generally well received, with analysts commending him on his success in balancing the need...
Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget
Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget
South African industries breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday as treasury decided to delay the implementation of the proposed carbon tax to...
'Disappointing' budget leaves little room for health boost
'Disappointing' budget leaves little room for health boost
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2014 budget speech was "disappointing", according to Daygan Eager of the Rural Health Advocacy...
Budget: Eskom, Transnet, Sanral expected to spend R382bn
Budget: Eskom, Transnet, Sanral expected to spend R382bn
Capital expenditure by major state-owned companies is expected to reach R381.9-billion over the next three years and investments by Eskom, Transnet...

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