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Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and responses....
France passes law taxing digital giants in defiance of US anger
France passes law taxing digital giants in defiance of US anger
France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe...
New VAT rules lead global tax reform
New VAT rules lead global tax reform
South Africa is one of numerous jurisdictions globally implementing new value-added tax (VAT) rules designed to rise to the challenges of a...
Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Multinational companies have been gaming the rules of the global economy to minimise their tax liability — or even eliminate it. And the...
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...

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