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An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector

Choosing this path would create work for many while also building the infrastructure that the country needs

Sars expects to collect less revenue for the year

The revenue service is expecting another year of tax undercollection thanks to weak economic growth and strained consumers.

The high price of coal connections

Eskom is spending R4.5m more on coal each day because of contracts that are lucrative for certain producers

Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration

The tax break, which came into effect on August 1, could benefit around two million youths in the country

Giants cost SA billions in lost taxes

Alternative thinking suggests that countries could use different ways to tax errant multinationals

Mergers and acquisitions in a tough economic time

Often, owners of struggling businesses agree gladly to being bought out

Figures suggest SA has the highest concentration of wealth in the hands of a few

For the first time, tax data has been made available to try to assess just how much is owned by how many

How much does a braai really cost?

Calculating the price of South Africa's favourite pastime is a bit of a shocker when you add up the duty taxes on chicken, wheat, alcohol and steel.

Tax on soft drinks could benefit obese SA

The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is not a silver bullet but it could cut the health bill and add to government coffers.

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