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Death or taxes for polluting plastic
Death or taxes for polluting plastic
Pictures of decaying sea birds, their body cavities stuffed with plastic — from lighters to bottle tops — will be among the first...
Revenue collection a balancing act
Revenue collection a balancing act
The budget delivered by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday walked a fine line between the battle for tax revenue and the need to minimise...
UK ratchets up pressure on US tech giants with new tax
UK ratchets up pressure on US tech giants with new tax
Britain could become the first major world economy to impose a specific tax on tech giants, as international negotiations to overhaul analogue-era...
Mboweni misses the big picture
Mboweni misses the big picture
The myopia of a finance ministry battling forces of fiscal degeneration here and financial volatility in the international markets was witnessed in...
Tax ombud's office matures with time
Tax ombud's office matures with time
At a panel discussion at the annual Tax Indaba on Tuesday, Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe, who has been at the helm since the office’s...
Clampdowns in Africa carry a big cost
Clampdowns in Africa carry a big cost
The tactics of the Tanzanian government are still a far cry from the old-school, die-hard tactics in some other countries, where the government...
SARS working on restoring credibility and trust — Kingon
SARS working on restoring credibility and trust — Kingon
Acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Mark Kingon is faced with the grim task of restoring the revenue collectors’ credibility...
Shorter tax season coming soon
Shorter tax season coming soon
With less than a month to go the South African Revenue Services (SARS) has announced the shortening of its 2018 tax season by three weeks ending...
Uganda to initiate social media tax
Uganda to initiate social media tax
Uganda’s Parliament voted to implement a new social media tax last Wednesday, limiting access to apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.
Gupta brothers dodge another tax deadline in India
Gupta brothers dodge another tax deadline in India
The Gupta brothers have been granted another extension for their appearance before Indian tax authorities on charges of money laundering and...
SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7-billion
SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7-billion
The taxman collected R1.216-trillion in revenue for the 2017/18 financial year, this is R0.7-billion or 0.06% lower than the revenue target set by...
Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins
Taxman is eyeing your bitcoins
Last week’s budget revealed that financial authorities, including the South African Reserve Bank and the South African Revenue Service (Sars),...

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