Tax Revenue

Moving towards undoing Joburg’s spatial apartheid

The Nodal Review might transform South Africa’s biggest city. Implementing the new policy, which has the potential to open wealthy suburbs to impoverished residents, is the challenge

Ramaphosa says recession announcement is ‘not a surprise’

President warns of tougher economic times ahead as the world’s leaders plan for a global economic slowdown

Illicit tobacco trade team targeted fellow Sars employees

In a probe which cost taxpayers R3-million, a senior Sars’ acting senior manager was targeted

Nene: Recession a risk for tax revenues

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said it would be hard for government to implement ambitious social security programmes without growing tax revenues

How Moyane led Sars to brink of ruin

Senior revenue service executives tell the Nugent inquiry how their ‘higher purpose’ was subverted

Employees claim that fear stalked Sars during Moyane’s reign

Reign of terror: Former and current employees have testified about the culture of mistrust under the leadership of suspended commissioner Tom Moyane

State relies on VAT to plug holes

Critics dismiss treasury’s claims that the increase in value-added tax is the best way forward

Gigaba gives markets the jitters

His mini-budget speech promised a lush harvest, but analysts say a famine of ideas and a drought of solid assurances failed to convince investors

SA has lost out on R180bn in forfeited taxes

The most important tax cuts took place between 2000 and 2005, not in the 1980s, writes Dick Forslund.

Dealing marijuana not so dope in the US

US drug laws force marijuana dispensaries to run on a cash basis, flooding tax offices with bags of notes, and raising safety concerns.

SA collects more tax revenue than expected

South Africa will confidently meet its budget deficit target of 4% GDP after the revenue service exceeded its tax target.

SA may miss GDP growth targets

South Africa may miss its economic growth target this year, curbing tax revenue and leading to bigger-than-planned budget deficit.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories