Latest articles on Budget 2014

Taxpayers will feel the squeeze

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has warned that changes to the tax policy will be presented next year.
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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

Cosatu has cautiously welcomed Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech, while Numsa reiterated its rejection of the employment tax incentive scheme.

Budget: Who got which piece of the pie?

From education receiving the largest individual allocation to the social security increase, we look at how the R1.25-trillion budget has been divvied.

Gordhan’s ‘balanced’ budget leaves some disappointed

Analysts are positive about Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's fifth budget. There is concern however that the good news can easily turn sour.

Despite global pressures, budget spending is kept on target

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has delivered a budget that sticks resolutely to the government's spending ceiling.

Health services too sick to mention

Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.

Budget 2014: Gordhan dangles carrots for voters

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan walked a tightrope between electioneering and a market-friendly budget thanks in this year's speech.

Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget

South African industries breathed a sigh of relief as treasury decided to delay the implementation of the proposed carbon tax to 2016.

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