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New VAT rules lead global tax reform

The target for tax authorities is the $2-trillion in annual e-commerce transactions that is set to rise to $4.5-trillion in three years’ time

Tax revenues record shock decline

The preliminary outcome is worse than budgeted in February, but say officials, the turnaround in tax refunds shows greater transparency

Resurrected taxman cometh

Tito Mboweni is plugging the revenue collection holes created by the former commissioner

Eskom’s plight the fault line in Tito Mboweni’s 2019 budget

Eskom gets R69-billion in additional funds for its restructuring plans but no debt relief deal

Budget 2019: EFF and DA detail key issues for Mboweni to prioritise

Opposition parties have added their input ahead of the presentation of the budget speech

Your guide to surviving 2019

Here’s our round-up of the outlook for electricity, taxes, fuel, wages and the economy

The finance minister details a plan to ‘rebuild the ancient ruins’

​It’s not often that Bible verses and Dickens are quoted in the same speech, especially when the speech is to outline the medium-term budget

Editorial: At last, dignity for women

'This week, South Africans overcame in some ways the silence and shame tied to menstruation'

Sars to pay R20-billion owed in VAT refunds

The 1% VAT increase had cushioned the revenue shortfall in 2018, because it brought in roughly the same amount as the R20-billion VAT refunds.

Mboweni’s medium-term budget a bitter pill

This policy statement highlights the difficult economic and fiscal choices confronting us over the medium term, the finance minister said

‘The DA can grow the economy and create jobs’ – Maimane

The DA says it has a plan to help the economy recover, and the focus is on stimulating small businesses

Fuel, utilities gobble up spare cash

Cheaper food has helped to ease the pain but an ever weakening rand means the prognosis is poor

Britain sets out plans for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Document details contingency planning if Britain leaves the European Union in March with no transition deal

Workers won’t vote for ANC if state job cuts go ahead

The labour federation says it will not vote for the ANC in 2019 if government goes ahead with public sector job cuts and privatisation of SOEs

Cosatu: VAT exemptions may not benefit the poor

The trade union has called on the government to explain how it will ensure VAT exemptions result in price cuts for the products concerned

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