Nothing pro-poor about unsustainable fiscal policy – Nene

2018-03-08 07:01

In his maiden address to Parliament as returning finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene said that hard adjustments were made in the budget to protect the integrity of SA's public finances.

R5 more for a bottle of wine? How the 2018 budget affects you

2018-02-22 09:47

Don't panic! Susan Erasmus breaks down all you need to know about the first budget of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency.

#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.

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.

SA wins high score for budget transparency - survey

2018-02-01 15:37

South Africa has top ranking together with New Zealand on the transparency of its budget processes, according to the Open Budget Survey 2017.

#WednesdayWishlist: Say 'yes' to delicate jewellery again

2018-01-24 10:38

Find your inspiration and shop these must-have pieces.

Talk of wealth tax causing anxiety among super rich

2018-01-17 21:00

There is general discontent among high net worth individuals in SA who feel they are potentially being unfairly burdened by ever-increasing taxes, says an expert.

Will 2018 see the global bull market hitting the skids?

2017-12-13 14:53

All eyes are going to be on the ANC’s elective conference due to commence on 16 December. But other issues will also be on investors’ minds – including the bull’s run, the state’s budget deficit and the outlook for the local bourse.

‘So what? I will tell you so what’ - DA whip scolds ANC MPs on budget

2017-11-30 11:25

National Assembly opposition chief whip John Steenhuisen has taken on ANC MPs, chiding them for their dereliction of duty regarding the budget oversight process.

How to do summer right – without breaking your budget

2017-11-17 15:23

The days are longer, the evenings are warmer, and it’s getting a lot easier to get out of bed in the mornings. It’s clear that summer is here!


ANC seeks to shield poor from sales tax hike

2018-02-26 07:28

The ANC NEC wants government to consider measures to alleviate pressure on the poor following the announcement of the VAT rate increase, Bloomberg reports.

Why Gigaba is likely to present the budget

2018-02-19 21:00

Although the personality and political thinking of an individual does add a certain flavour, the budget has a fixed structure with a three-year medium-term outlook, says Jaco Leuvennink.

SA's bonds have no patience for time or space: Gadfly

2018-02-13 19:54

Time and space are wonderful things - except South Africa doesn't really have the luxury of either, writes Marcus Ashworth of Bloomberg Gadfly.

This year a watershed for tax hikes - Deloitte

2018-02-02 06:32

Auditing firm Deloitte predicts 2018 will be a watershed year for tax increases, as Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba prepares a difficult budget speech.

I'm desperately trying to save money - but these thirst traps keep popping up in my timeline

2018-02-01 11:58

Help! This Internet vortex is killing my budget.

8 Brilliant budget-friendly dishes to make ahead of Pay Day

2018-01-22 08:30

Potato and onion frittata, beef stir-fry, Sloppy Joe's and more!

Things we really want to shop for but can't, because January

2018-01-08 11:22

It's been a long, long month filled with festivities, gifting and partying and we find ourselves struggling to find a stray R100 note anywhere.

Holiday gift ideas for under R300, around R500 and over R850

2017-12-06 11:47

What to buy this festive season - be it for yourself, a bae or your mom.

Govt must deal with corruption before raising taxes - expert

2017-11-28 19:57

Raising taxes will have the opposite effect to raising needed revenue, warns an expert.

#WednesdayWishlist: shopping #BlackFriday, what we're keen to get

2017-11-15 11:05

Whether real or imaginary - here's a few bargains we hope to take advantage of.

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