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Several bills get green light from National Assembly

As the fifth Parliament concludes its work in the next few weeks, it is pushing ahead by passing essential laws which are in line with the Constitution's values...

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Developing countries would benefit from improved tax collection. What can help

The ability to raise revenues from taxes - called "fiscal capacity" - is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state...

By Roberto Ricciuti & Antonio Savoia 15 Mar 2019

Kingon reappointed as acting Sars commissioner

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has reappointed Mark Kingon as acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) commmissioner for a further period of 90 days....

14 Mar 2019

National Assembly approves Division of Revenue Bill

The National Assembly has approved the Division of Revenue Bill and the Financial Matters Amendment Bill...

14 Mar 2019

New financial law aligns SA with global markets

The revised draft of the Financial Matters Amendment Bill contains an update of the South African Insolvency Act, aligning it with the new laws that regulate the trading of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.

14 Mar 2019

Robust regulations on the cards for crypto assets

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) and other regulators issued a consultation paper in January which points towards robust regulations for crypto assets...

6 Mar 2019

Sars turns to payrolls to make up shortfall

Once again, the latest Budget Speech featured a tax revenue shortfall, this time to the tune of R43bn...

By Mariana Stander & Jean du Toit 4 Mar 2019

Education and communication are key to understanding retirement default regulations

Following the introduction of the amendments to the Pension Funds Act in September 2017, the deadline to comply with the Act's default regulations is now effective...

1 Mar 2019

Downgrades, elections and surviving the Zuma era. There's still hope

The latest Budget comes at a difficult time with the elections around the corner, a downgrade hanging in the balance and trying to mop up after nine years of corruption and maladministration...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 Mar 2019

Is NHI going to make the SA economy even sicker?

Concerns raised by the Hospital Association of SA (Hasa) over contradictions in the NHI and the Medical Schemes Amendment that could lead to potential job losses has raised the ire of the national health minister...

By Jasson Urbach 27 Feb 2019

Budget promises to boost SMME eco-system

Plans to make legislative changes to the ambit of the Department of Small Business Development will go a long way to making the entrepreneurial eco-system more conducive for the formation and growth of SMMEs...

25 Feb 2019

The carbon tax is coming, and SA business is not ready

Are you prepared for carbon tax?...

Issued by Eskilz College 21 Feb 2019

Response to the 2019 Budget Speech

Similar to the 2018 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) this budget was very closely watched with many hoping for clarity on the future direction...

By Nico Esterhuizen (FCCA), Issued by ACCA 21 Feb 2019

South Africa to reach the fiscal cliff by 2042

If South Africa doesn't change its ways and back up the Budget Speech with concrete actions the country will reach the fiscal cliff by 2042...

21 Feb 2019

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