Eastern Cape speaker slashes millions off SOPA budget

2019-06-13 16:22

In her first year in office, Eastern Cape speaker Helen Sauls-August has drastically slashed the budget for the State of the Province Address from as much as R5m to R700 000.

SA budget deficit seen wider than Treasury forecasts

2019-05-01 10:33

South Africa’s budget deficit for the most recent fiscal year could be worse than the government had forecast.

5 'fail-proof' questions to get your budget under control

2019-04-20 12:43

Times are tough for SA consumers and they are looking for ways to make their money go further, according to Susan Steward from Budget Insurance.

How to bounce back from a bad financial record - especially if you run your own business

2019-03-21 08:00

Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions offer eight tips on how to bounce back, even if you have a chequered financial past.

Treasury: SARS is paying out more VAT refunds

2019-03-01 18:05

More people are filing VAT refund claims, which reflects that people believe they will get their refunds back.

Mboweni seeks court order to set aside Public Protector remedial action against Mogajane

2019-03-01 15:27

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.

Treasury: If Eskom's turnaround plan is 'credible' SA can maintain its credit rating

2019-03-01 11:34

There is still uncertainty about the financial support Eskom requires, as it hinges on the power utility's tariffs, members of Parliament heard.

Wits student nabs R150 000 for Budget speech essay

2019-02-28 19:08

A Wits student has walked off with R150 000 in his pocket, for writing an essay that tackled thorny problems Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faced in his Budget speech this year.

Cabinet hails Budget, interventions at Eskom

2019-02-28 16:32

A Technical Operations and Maintenance Review Team for Eskom will be announced shortly, Cabinet said.

Budget Review: Everything you need to know about how Budget2019 affects your pocket

2019-02-28 07:14

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.


Sifiso Skenjana: Something in the weather? The rapidly rising cost of natural disasters

2019-05-02 05:00

The cost of natural disasters is rising. It's time to budget accordingly, says Sifiso Skenjana.

5 SA wine experts recommend their best white wines under R100

2019-04-24 09:29

We asked some of South Africa’s best wine voices which bottle of wine they would buy if they had only one hundred rand. Here’s what they said:

#Budget2019: Employment incentive tax will boost entrepreneurs, job creation, says SME expert

2019-03-03 19:30

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has taken steps towards curbing youth unemployment and assisting entrepreneurs in hiring staff, says the spokesperson for the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year competition.

Treasury: We have not introduced austerity measures

2019-03-01 16:49

While the fastest-growing area of spending is debt servicing costs, spend on community development, learning culture, social development and health are still above inflation.

Treasury: No economic forecast is perfect, but ours is better than others

2019-03-01 13:35

Treasury has responded to criticisms that it is too optimistic in its economic growth forecasts.

Reducing public servant headcount will compromise service delivery, MPs hear

2019-02-28 21:29

An economist has warned that early retirement packages awarded to public servants could place an additional burden on the fiscus.

Hey, big spenders! The millions spent on ministries

2019-02-28 18:01

An economist has suggested if departments limit spend on their ministries to R4m - as Treasury does - it could save the fiscus R1bn.

Mboweni's Budget - The most popular stories, chosen by you

2019-02-28 07:38

From Eskom receiving billions in financial support to how sin tax will affect you, here are Fin24's top stories from Budget 2019.

8 Essential items to add to your shopping trolley this month end

2019-02-28 07:12

Read this before you head out to the shops!

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