If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has taken steps towards curbing youth unemployment says the spokesperson for the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year competition.
Treasury has responded to criticisms that it is too optimistic in its economic growth forecasts.
An economist has warned that early retirement packages awarded to public servants could place an additional burden on the fiscus.
From Eskom receiving billions in financial support to how sin tax will affect you, here are Fin24's top stories from Budget 2019.
With taxpayers still having an annual R33 000 tax-free savings allowance post Budget 2019, Iain Anderson gives the low-down on why it may be a good idea to invest this tax break offshore – and how to do it with ease – even as a beginner.
Raising taxes won't necessarily increase tax revenue, members of Parliament heard.
In his Budget speech, Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni spoke directly to rating agencies to address some of their most important concerns, says David French, director of tax consulting at Mazars.
Budget 2019 seems to show an acceptance that taxation levels have reached a ceiling, says Melanie Milleskie, tax expert at Deloitte Africa.
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has slammed rumours that there is anything untoward within the bidding process of Independent Power Producer procurement.
A "gambling levy", to mitigate the negative effects of excessive gambling, was again proposed in Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's 2019 Budget speech.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has filed a court application to set aside Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane's remedial action against Treasury's Director General Dondo Mogajane.
There is still uncertainty about the financial support Eskom requires, as it hinges on the power utility's tariffs, members of Parliament heard.
A Technical Operations and Maintenance Review Team for Eskom will be announced shortly, Cabinet said.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced no increases in income tax rates and the VAT rate will remain unchanged, but this does not mean taxpayers will go unscathed.
South Africa's road network is one of the pillars of our economy, and should have featured prominently in Budget 2019, says an industry body.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has hinted that SA will need to adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and that this will inform some of the decisions taken in the Budget.
The consensus among economists is that South Africa will hold onto its investment grade status for the time being. Derivatives traders are not so sure.
Lack of investment in infrastructure that supports the agriculture sector could see it take the same route as Eskom, senior agricultural economist Paul Makube has warned.
Here is what we know so far about what the Eskom unbundling means.
Budgets are, inevitably, political, not only because they decide how the people’s money is spent but because they are products of political choices, says Steven Friedman.
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