Panel of experts to review list of zero-rated VAT items

2018-04-25 11:44

The finance minister has appointed an independent panel of experts to review the list of VAT zero-rated items and related matters by June 30.

SA appoints head of regional BRICS bank

2018-04-10 10:08

National Treasury has appointed Monale Ratsoma as the head of the first regional office of the BRICS New Development Bank.

READ: Moody's March 23 rating decision

2018-03-24 14:22

On Friday evening Moody's announced that it would not be cutting the rating on SA sovereign debt to below investment grade. Read its statement.

Nene, Kganyago at G20 after investor roadshow

2018-03-19 17:14

The finance minister's attendance at the summit comes at the tail end of an international roadshow, where Treasury, SA business and labour groups talked up SA Inc to investors.

Gordhan, others in the clear as failed R1bn IT project resumes - Treasury

2018-03-06 15:55

Treasury has appointed a service provider for its R1bn Integrated Financial Management System and says no foul play is suspected of Pravin Gordhan or any of its staff members.

Six women who could take over the reins at Treasury

2018-02-23 12:16

When President Cyril Ramaphosa eventually gets around to his Cabinet reshuffle, he should seriously consider appointing a woman as finance minister, writes Fin24 journalist Lameez Omarjee.

Nobody else but Malusi Gigaba will present budget - Sfiso Buthelezi

2018-02-20 11:05

Deputy Minister of Finance Sfiso Buthelezi says that the president is the only one who can say if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will keep his job.

R195bn: That is our budget deficit

2018-02-04 06:00

The gap between government expenditure and income during the first eight months of the tax year widened to a record R195bn as tax collections lagged and government kept on spending.

Lungisa Fuzile ups the ante

2017-12-24 06:00

New Standard Bank SA boss says the new bank will jolt existing players in the marketplace.

Personal income tax revenue dwindles as SA economy slows

2017-12-12 12:38

Returns from personal income tax have moderated over the years mainly due to the slowing economy, according to a report by SARS and National Treasury.


Businesses fuming over 'unilateral' duties hike

2018-04-12 17:39

A duties increase on trade goods signed off under former minister of finance Malusi Gigaba has captains of local industry seeing red over the costs it will add to their business operations.

SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7bn

2018-04-03 13:01

The taxman collected R1.216trn in revenue for the 2017/18 financial year - R0.7bn or 0.06% lower than National Treasury's revenue target of R1.217trn.

Treasury's Mogajane: 'We had to safeguard the ratings with our lives'

2018-03-24 13:57

Treasury’s Director General Dondo Mogajane says 'emotions ran high' among senior staff after they learned Moody’s would keep SA at above investment grade.

Nene woos overseas investors, just like Gordhan a year ago before recall

2018-03-13 15:41

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is in London together with labour and business as part of a three-leg international roadshow to woo investors and ratings agencies.

SARS must take some blame for revenue shortfall - Treasury

2018-03-02 12:59

The tax revenue gap is not only due to the poor economic cycle as SARS has asserted, but also due to administration and governance issues at the tax authority, says Treasury.

Ratings firms `positive' on SA Budget, Treasury says

2018-02-22 06:40

Rating companies Moody’s and S& responded positively to decisions taken in South Africa’s budget, Treasury Deputy Director-General Monale Ratsoma has said.

#Budget2018: Make your opinion count

2018-02-14 10:22

Tell us what you want Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to tackle in his maiden Budget Speech on February 21 and we will pass your tips on to him.

Carbon bill drops the ball on actual taxes

2018-01-07 06:05

A second draft of the Carbon Tax Bill has pushed out the actual imposition of the new tax and significantly reduced the tax burden in real terms.

Treasury 'notes' Zuma's fee free call in short statement

2017-12-16 18:34

National Treasury has responded in a short statement to President Zuma's announcement of fee free tertiary education for most SA students, saying it "notes the announcement" and was reviewing funding proposals.

Ramaphosa talks tough

2017-12-03 06:25

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says President Jacob Zuma’s fiscal committee is undermining Treasury and he is opposed to any IMF loan for Eskom.

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