Matthew Lester on #FeesMustFall and the top 1%

2016-10-21 20:03

A tax specialist is bugged by the benchmark that R600 000 income per annum is the dividing line between rich and poor in the context of #FeesMustFall.

Pravin will go to court and win - former ConCourt judge

2016-10-19 10:24

The case against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is a bad exercise in prosecutorial discretion, struggle stalwart and retired Constitutional Court judge Zak Yacoob says.

Nomura concerned Zuma will use 'scorched earth' strategy

2016-10-18 09:01

Nomura economist Peter Attard Montalto cautions President Jacob Zuma could do something irrational on the back of revelations about the Gupta's suspicious transactions.

DA to join court action to protect state capture report

2016-10-16 22:12

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has announced the party would get involved in court action to ensure the public protector's report on alleged 'state capture' is released.

Gordhan's gloves are off, says analyst

2016-10-16 17:23

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is making a concerted effort to take on those who threaten him, according to political analyst Daniel Silke.

Revealed: Top jobs for #Guptagate airforce landing 'investigators'

2016-10-16 10:26

In this exposé, it is revealed that those who probed the Gupta plane landing at Waterkloof have subsequently been rewarded with top jobs.

Gordhan will stand his ground

2016-10-16 07:16

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has vowed to fight the fraud charges laid against him and use the same spirit to convince credit rating agencies in the coming weeks.

Sars sets record straight on tender won by Moyane's nephew

2016-10-14 16:52

Sars says it has taken measures to terminate a contract with a tax debt collection company in which Sars chief Tom Moyane's nephew is a shareholder

NGOs want Gordhan charges scrapped

2016-10-14 13:58

Two NGOs intend applying to the High Court in Pretoria to have the "unsustainable" charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan scrapped.

If Gordhan is sacked, ministers must quit - EFF

2016-10-14 09:45

Charges of fraud against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan are part of the Gupta family's plans to force him to resign, the EFF claimed on Thursday.


Sars takes action to end tender won by Moyane's nephew

2016-10-20 18:21

The SA Revenue Service has taken legal action to terminate a contract with Lekgotla Trifecta Consortium, in which Sars chief Tom Moyane's nephew is a director.

NPA can’t win fraud, theft case against Pravin Gordhan: Expert legal analysis

2016-10-18 14:43

A legal expert analyses the legalities on the jurisdiction of the NPA and the Hawks, concluding that the law in this case is being used as an instrument for political gain.

#PravinGordhan: Matthew Lester’s questions

2016-10-17 13:30

Tax expert Matthew Lester says if there is substance to the charge against Pravin Gordhan, there has also been acute audit failure.

Sars lawyers okayed Pillay’s early retirement

2016-10-16 18:00

Absolutely nothing prevented the Sars from reappointing its former deputy commissioner, Ivan Pillay, on contract after he decided to take early retirement.

SA will crash of Gordhan goes

2016-10-16 12:51

What will happen if the finance minister is ejected from office as a result of the flimsy charges set out by the NPA? Economics expert Alan Hirsch warns that the consequences will be dire,

It’s the season to pay up

2016-10-16 07:19

We are now fully into tax season, with November 25 being the deadline for non-provisional taxpayers who are submitting their tax returns via eFiling or at an SA Revenue Service (Sars) branch.

All eyes on the treasury

2016-10-16 07:01

The latest onslaught on the finance minister paints a bleak picture for SA’s economy.

Here’s why Abrahams gets “F for Fail” on trumped-up charges against Gordhan

2016-10-14 15:36

Here is an excellent response to the obviously trumped-up charges laid by the National Prosecuting Authority against SA Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

From the coalface: Is Moyane’s SARS deliberately sabotaging SA businesses?

2016-10-14 11:12

It appears that since Zuma-friendly SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane was appointed, the relationship between the tax collector and law-abiding businesses has turned hostile.

Resist move to suspend or remove Gordhan – Section 27

2016-10-13 11:00

The road taken by President Jacob Zuma and his supporters will lead to economic collapse, human rights group Section 27 has said.

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