Budget doesn’t stimulate confidence

2016-03-15 06:00

MY view as a businessperson is that the Budget won’t do anything to stimulate business confidence in the country simply because disposable income has not been accelerated.

If anything, the poor have been hit harder with petrol-levy increases that will lead to an increase in taxi fees.

What can pensioners do with the extra R80?

The tyre tax of R2,50 per kilogram means a truck tyre will cost R300 tax per tyre plus 14% VAT. This is a shrewd and smart method of replacing e-toll payments.

Nothing much was said about the drought. My suggestion is to dig 100 boreholes around the dams and pump water into the dams. I am positive this method will enhance the water supply for the community.

Finally, I think the minister of Finance would be the ideal candidate for president, to run our country and make it a better place to live in.


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