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.

Britain to get more tough on tax evasion

2015-02-22 15:26

Britain's government will consider introducing a law which would punish banks and accountants for helping people evade tax.

Mantashe worries about stirs at Sars

2014-12-22 09:36

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has expressed concern over disruptions at the SA Revenue Service in an interview with Netwerk24's Beeld newspaper.

Sars’ rogue unit approved at highest level - report

2014-12-21 14:17

An alleged covert Sars unit was approved at the highest levels of government and established in partnership with the National Intelligence Agency, a report says.

Over 3.8 million submit tax returns

2014-11-18 20:10

The SA Revenue Service says 3.8 million South Africans have already submitted their tax returns as the end to the tax season fast approaches.

France's unpopular Hollande vows no new taxes

2014-11-07 09:26

French President Francois Hollande says no new taxes will be imposed on anyone in France next year as he seeks to shake off record-low approval ratings.


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.

Modi promises stable taxes

2015-01-11 13:15

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to pursue predictable policies and ensure stable taxes in a bid to attract global investors.

Events will not derail Sars, says Nene

2014-12-21 19:05

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene says he will do everything within his power to ensure the SA Revenue Service remains a model public institution.

Sars: Why Pillay is up for suspension again

2014-12-21 10:11

SA Revenue Service deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay is facing suspension again, but he is being offered an opportunity to defend himself.

China waives tax for foreign stock investors

2014-11-14 19:13

China's ministry of finance says it will waive a capital-gains tax for foreigners buying mainland Chinese stocks.

Irish tax changes may cost US groups billions

2014-10-14 18:52

Ireland's plan to close a "Double Irish" tax loophole could cost US companies including Apple and Google billions of dollars.

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