Treasury insider appointed as head of public finance

2017-10-19 14:38

Dr Mampho Modise has been appointed deputy director general of public finance in the National Treasury, Cabinet has announced.

Govt has run out of low-hanging fruit - economist

2017-10-06 15:17

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s upcoming mini budget is unlikely to appease ratings agencies, which have become increasingly sceptical, says an economist.

Complete collapse of SAA likely as debt grows, analyst warns

2017-10-02 11:12

There is no strategic benefit to having a national carrier and privatising SAA or parts of it is a sensible option, say analysts.

Lifeline for SAA on Citibank debt

2017-09-29 12:47

A day before it had to repay its debt to US lender Citibank, government has bailed out struggling national carrier South African Airways with R3bn.

Why Treasury wants to keep the 183 day rule for expat taxpayers

2017-09-20 16:18

National Treasury believes that the 183 day threshold for South Africans working outside the country should remain in the proposed amendments to the tax laws.

Good news for expats: Your first R1m won't be taxed

2017-09-14 11:38

Treasury has proposed changing parts of the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill after taxpayers living abroad explained how it will severely knock remittances to SA.

Tiered licenses mooted to help new entrants into fin services

2017-09-07 15:52

National Treasury has supported a proposal to adapt stringent banking license regulations to allow smaller, black-owned banks to emerge.

Trusts: Another tax loophole about to close

2017-09-03 16:59

Another tax loophole is about to slam shut for South Africans who use interest-free or low interest loans made to a company-connected person in relation to trusts.

INTERVIEW: Treasury boss says Gordhan and Nene were not involved in IT saga

2017-09-01 17:36

National Treasury director-general Dondo Mogajane says no ministers could have been involved in allegations of irregularities regarding government's Integrated Financial Management System.

Treasury urged to review double tax on expat workers

2017-08-29 13:14

Tax experts have urged National Treasury to give careful consideration to the economic implications of repealing the exemption on taxes for South Africans who work overseas.


Procurement boss denies reports of Gigaba meeting

2017-10-11 16:28

Acting chief procurement officer Willie Mathebula has denied reports alleging that he had met with the finance ministry to discuss the restructuring of his office and the revision of his powers.

More money won't fix SAA – Manuel

2017-10-03 14:27

Among the biggest problems at SAA are its poor cost structure and “self-evident” corporate governance issues, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel.

The bones don't lie

2017-10-01 06:00

Research into the living standards of black South Africans over the past century has found a link between their average height and their socioeconomic status.

KPMG bleeds clients

2017-09-24 06:00

The auditing firm stands to lose more than R282 million in annual fees from 17 clients.

Spies blow R1.5bn

2017-09-17 05:57

Fobbing off Treasury and flouting legal obligations, the State Security Agency won’t account for its actions on the grounds that they’re ‘classified’.

Tom Moyane lashes out over claims he met Guptas and Duduzane Zuma in Dubai - as it happened

2017-09-13 14:22

The SA Revenue Service and Treasury are in parliament discussing their latest quarterly report.

Departing procurement chief upbeat about next Treasury role

2017-09-04 17:27

Former acting chief procurement officer Schalk Human says he is upbeat about his next role at National Treasury’s procurement unit, dispelling reports that he was forced out of his job.

Default options makes it easier to preserve retirement funds

2017-09-03 06:00

From this past Friday, all defined contribution retirement funds are required to offer a default preservation fund.

Parliament hears about 'fake' expat tax proposals

2017-08-29 20:01

South Africans initially thought the proposed repeal of a provision that exempts those who work overseas from paying tax in the country, was fake news, Parliament hears.

Treasury must explain multibillion-rand payment system to Scopa

2017-08-28 14:17

Parliament’s watchdog, the standing committee on public accounts, will demand answers from National Treasury about a multibillion-rand financial payment system.

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