Budget 2019: What it means for the property industry

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made his debut National Budget speech in Parliament. Here's what the property experts say about what this means for real estate, South Africa and you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 4 Mar 2019

Papering over the cracks

This was always going to be one of South Africa's toughest budgets with enormous pressure on government resources in an extremely difficult economic environment...

22 Feb 2019

South Africa's budget was missing ideas from the left. Why this isn't a good thing

This year's South African budget gave allies of the market as much as they could expect - and labour and the left about as much as they currently deserve...

By Steven Friedman 22 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

#BudgetSpeech2019: Will it lead to more doctors being sued for negligence?

Legal claims against the department now amount to more than half of some provincial health budgets. Less money now will only mean more claims later...

By Daniel McLaren 21 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Smokers, drinkers to feel the pinch following sin tax hikes

In Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's first Budget Speech since his appointment, he announced that sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco will rise...

21 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Structural reforms outweigh decimal points deteriorations in the figures

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's maiden Budget Speech is a structural reform budget, which aims to reduce the immediate fiscal and economic risks posed by Eskom's and other SOEs unsustainable balance sheets and operational models...

By Isaah Mhlanga 20 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Dear Mr Minister

Over the years your predecessors have consistently increased the pressure on high net worth individuals in their annual budgets. Currently the top 2% of earners account for between 25% and 35% of South Africa's total revenue...

By Andrew Duvenage 19 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Hoping for a great escape

Legendary escapologist Harry Houdini began his career escaping from handcuffs but later went on to dazzle audiences with escapes from large milk cans, his specially designed Chinese water torture cell and buried caskets...

By Craig Pheiffer 18 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: What should franchise businesses look out for?

Franchise business owners are waiting with bated breath for the outcome of the 2019 National Budget Speech, as they seek more opportunities to increase their contribution to GDP...

18 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Tips for Tito

Being an election year, there'll be a second State of the Nation Address (Sona) in June for the new government to present its plan of action for the 2020 financial year...

13 Feb 2019

What will the budget hold in store for us?

As always, the annual Budget Speech carries trepidation and optimism for taxpayers in equal quantities...

By Nicci Botha 1 Feb 2019

National Assembly approves MTBPS, Election bills

The National Assembly on Wednesday approved several legislative matters concerning the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) and one about free and fair elections - the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill...

29 Nov 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

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