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Audit Act introduces steps to prevent wasteful, unethical ‘loss’ of public money

The lack of accountability and consequences for deviant behaviour by government officials allowed the misuse of taxpayers’ money

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

Morals decide the state of the nation

But the church has fallen into the worldly trap of placing money and comfort above God

#TaxRevolt: SA may already be protesting against higher taxes

Tax compliance remains high as most taxpayers fear repercussions from Sars

Take Eskom’s bitter pill and pay up

‘Difficult decisions’ must be made and there is no escape for the consumer and the taxpayer

Maimane slams Zuma’s growing legal fees

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the former president's legal fees could cost taxpayers "millions"

Taxpayers come away smiling

Good news – for those who haven't been using loopholes to avoid paying their dues.

Obama revives taxing millionaires proposal

Obama proposal is a symbol of the efforts the president and Democrats are making to portray themselves as champions of economic fairness.

Don’t smile, you’re being mugged

High taxes on investments has left taxpayers in a bad position.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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