Treasury pulls plug on big spending

2013-03-17 13:00

The Treasury is moving to plug leaks in the public purse, with the release of a circular that puts an end to wasteful expenditure.

Cosatu condemns SA's IMF donation

2012-06-19 16:57

Cosatu has condemned the news that Treasury has donated $2bn to an IMF firewall meant to prevent future financial crises.

Revamp to BEE laws on the cards

2011-06-14 18:42

President Jacob Zuma says the cabinet will soon be presented with proposed changes to black economic empowerment laws and codes.

Billions lost in transfer duty

2011-03-07 12:13

The government is also a casualty of the housing recession as tax revenues take a knock, writes Joan Muller.

Govt warns against election promises

2011-01-16 19:44

Ahead of the local elections, the Treasury has urged municipalities not to drum up votes by promising low tariffs and massive capital expenditure.

Councils owed billions in debt

2010-12-02 16:43

The Treasury says households and government departments have run up debts of more than R40bn with municipalities.


Govt halts Free State municipality funds

2013-01-18 20:04

Transfers of money to the Nala municipality in the Free State has been stopped due to financial irregularities dating back to 2008, the Treasury says.

Treasury mum on e-toll debt options

2012-05-11 16:28

The Treasury has declined to comment on reports that SA is looking at options to retire a R20bn debt incurred by Sanral to upgrade highways around Gauteng.

Treasury supports banker pay rules

2011-03-15 15:38

The Treasury says it backs international moves to rein in pay structures that encourage risky behavior.

Treasury welcomes ratings upgrade

2011-01-26 12:55

The National Treasury has applauded international ratings agency Standard & Poor's revsion of SA's outlook to stable from negative.

Treasury raises offshore limits

2010-12-13 18:32

The Treasury has increased the limits institutional investors can invest offshore.

Eskom lifeline not yet approved: Treasury

2010-11-16 18:31

The Treasury says Eskom's promised R20bn injection still needs to go through the budgetary process, including approval by the cabinet.

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