Zim companies, individuals struggling to pay tax

2016-05-12 19:16

Zimbabwean companies are struggling to pay tax resulting in revenue mobilisation failing to meet targets, according to the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority.

Sugar tax: Beverage industry to meet Treasury

2016-04-13 13:05

The Beverage Association of South Africa will be meeting the Treasury to discuss the details of a proposed tax on sugar-sweetened drinks.

Moyane hits out at naysayers and doomsday prophets

2016-04-01 17:23

Sars commissioner Tom Moyane lashed out at his detractors, saying he had proven wrong all those who doubted his character.

Calculate how much you'll save on tax

2016-02-24 16:11

The budget has provided some relief for low- and middle-income earners. Calculate your new monthly and annual tax amount.

Brace for bitter surprise from Gordhan

2016-02-24 13:09

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is set to deliver one of the country's toughest budgets yet and as he tries to trim the fat, a sugar tax could be on the cards.

Google to pay $140m in back taxes in Britain

2016-01-24 10:14

Google will pay about $140m in British back taxes amid mounting criticism that the internet giant and other major US companies have been scrimping on their tax bills.

Evenett: Devaluing FX – most ‘unimaginative’ policy needed to boost exports

2015-08-13 15:29

Currency devaluation is a crude measure and the reason behind China's devaluation is to weaken the link between the yuan and the US dollar, says an analyst.

Germany threatens Coca-Cola with tax

2015-03-01 19:00

Germany's Federal Environment Agency says it may impose a tax on Coca-Cola to discourage it from increasing the use of disposable bottles.


No hike in VAT rate expected

2015-02-25 08:48
This is not the year for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to increase the value added tax rate of 14%, says an industry expert.

This is not the year for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to increase the value added tax rate of 14%, says an industry expert.

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Tax-free savings a reality

2015-02-22 19:24

South Africans will be allowed to invest up to R30 000 a year in tax-free savings accounts.


Kenya seeks to boost tax collection to cut deficit

2016-04-19 18:35

Kenya, whose budget deficit this fiscal year unnerved investors, is recruiting new taxpayers and investing in technology to boost collections.

Nigeria targets elusive small traders in new tax drive

2016-04-04 18:53

Nigeria wants to squeeze small traders to boost tax revenues by 33% this year to offset a slump in oil revenues that has plunged the economy into its worst crisis for decades.

Congo orders mining, oil firms to pay tax in USD

2016-03-20 12:43

The decision is part of an attempt by authorities to increase reserves of foreign currency, weakened by a slump in global mining and oil prices that has hit government revenue.

Calculate how much you'll pay for your sins

2016-02-24 15:41

Smokers and drinkers will have to dock up much more for their indulgences. Calculate how much you’ll have to cough up for your “sins”.

Gordhan can get billions more with a VAT hike - economist

2016-02-24 07:38

If Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan increases VAT by just 1%, it could result in up to R20bn more for government, according to economist Arthur Kamp.

Trump: Tax code letting hedge funds get away with murder

2015-08-24 19:48

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has blasted hedge fund managers as mere "paper pushers", "getting away with murder" by not paying taxes.

Matthew Lester: I’m not putting my money into tax-free savings accounts

2015-03-16 10:47

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s new tax-free savings accounts have been widely welcomed and described as a “no brainer” by the financial services sector

Budget 2015: AJ Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen – Nene’s got a tough road to walk

2015-02-25 11:08

Tax guru AJ Jansen v Nieuwenhuizen wonders whether Nene realises just how tough his job is going to be to balance his budget in the coming years.

Budget speech: Who to tax?

2015-02-23 06:00

The upcoming budget speech will be the first since 1994 that will require increased taxes to raise revenue structurally, says an economist.

Taxing times for Nene

2015-02-22 16:03

Employment, energy and infrastructure will loom large in the budget speech by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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