Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill sentenced to three months in prison for tax evasion

A US magistrate judge has sentenced Grammy-winning hip hop artist Lauryn Hill to three months in prison for federal tax evasion.

Lauryn Hill’s new single ‘Neurotic Society’ awash with rumours

Surrounded by tax and deadline rumours, Lauryn Hill's new song is released 15 years after her chart-topping album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill".

Weekend 101: I smell a rat

Julius Malema loses his farm to the taxman, Barack Obama is likened to Satan and Helen Zille has a run in with a rat. Never a dull moment on Weekend 101.

Billions illegally taken out of Zambia over past decade, shows report

Campaigners say most of the illegally siphoned money ends up in offshore banks and tax havens and can be traced to mining multinationals.

Foreign firms in Britain owe billions in tax

Foreign companies in Britain owe around 5.5-billion pounds in taxes, figures unearthed by The Times newspaper have revealed.

Editorial: Taxing the whales

The new SA, was founded on the basis that those who had benefited from privilege in the past would pay to fund the reconstruction of the country.

Wiese and Sars are in for a long battle

The taxman is cracking down on noncompliance, but he may be in for a long wait with regard to the money wealthy individuals allegedly owe.

Redknapp relieved tax evasion ‘nightmare’ is over

After being acquitted of all tax evasion charges, Tottenham Harry Redknapp says his five-year case should never have been brought to court.

Would-be US tax evaders could face the hot seat

Swiss banks have "allegedly" begun providing information to Washington on accounts held by United States citizens.

Is Malema a tax dodger?

African National Congress Youth League leader Julius Malema might be stealing from the poor through tax evasion said Patricia de Lille on Sunday.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income