These SA cities have the healthiest finances - with Paarl and Middelburg topping the list

2019-08-16 17:03

The national treasury found that municipalities underspent more than one-fifth of their overall capital budgets.

Get that tax return done!

2019-07-03 15:57

Three specialists break down the ins and outs of ling your taxes

Numsa: Reverse SAA chief resignation or face 'indefinite' strikes

2019-06-05 18:01

Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded.

Treasury, JSE debt requirements seek more transparency at SOEs

2018-10-01 21:00

Proposed new debt listing requirements include stipulations that will compel state-owned entities looking to apply for debt securities to be more transparent.

Treasury offers eleventh-hour recommendations to fix Road Accident Fund

2018-08-15 05:45

In 2011 Cabinet approved a policy in which the Road Accident Fund would be converted from being a fault based, liability insurance system to a fully funded social security system.

Nene cracks down on unqualified finance and supply chain officials

2018-08-08 20:25

In a bid to speed up the pace at which local government officials are getting qualified to do their jobs, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has announced a new, shorter time limit for them to do so.

PIC CEO will know his fate by end of the week, says Nene

2018-07-23 15:38

Public Investment Corporation CEO Dan Matjila will know his fate by the end of the week, when Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene concludes a review of allegations against him.

Give national minimum wage a chance - Treasury

2018-07-07 10:00

National Treasury says the impact of the national minimum wage as it stands will be different from its initial calculations, and the policy should be given a chance.

Treasury paints bleak picture of North West govt's finances

2018-06-27 14:07

Irregular expenditure in the North West increased consistently at an average of R2.1bn per year since the 2014/15 financial year, Parliament has heard.

Treasury says EFF doesn't grasp how Parliament works after attack on top official

2018-06-07 10:21

Treasury said it "treats with utmost contempt" EFF claims that Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat was driving an anti-black agenda.


South African yields climb as bond sale amounts raised for Eskom

2019-07-31 21:50

South African government yields climbed and the rand pared an advance after the National Treasury said it will increase the amount of debt sold at weekly bond auctions to help fund a bailout of the state-owned electricity company and counter a tax revenue shortfall.

SABC needs R3.2bn government backing to avoid shutdown

2019-06-16 16:52

The government is considering a R3.2bn guarantee for the country's cash-strapped national broadcaster to help it raise money from lenders, according to the Sunday Times.

Turbulence at Treasury: A short history

2018-10-08 10:13

National Treasury has been a beacon of good governance and stability since 1994 – the last couple of years however has seen it suffer under a barrage of political assault that resulted in four finance ministers in four years.

National Treasury lauds electronic platform for government bonds

2018-08-29 22:01

The platform provides anonymity both pre-trade and post-trade and more price discovery, allowing traders to see live pricing.

Treasury: Economic growth will be done by the book

2018-08-13 22:20

National Treasury has hit back at critics of proposals for economic growth, including a sovereign wealth fund and economic stimulus plan.

Suppliers making threats over 'illegal' payment demands - Treasury

2018-08-07 15:21

Some suppliers are threatening to stall state-contracted projects if their demands for cash payments are not met - breaking the law and potentially undermining transformation.

Treasury, SARS call for comment on tax law amendments

2018-07-18 15:58

South Africans have until mid-August to comment on the newly published Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill.

SA Reserve Bank secures guarantees up to R100 000 for VBS retail depositors

2018-07-05 09:50

The central bank says it has secured guarantees from National Treasury of up to R100 000 per depositor for VBS Mutual Bank retail depositors, double the previous amount.

Floyd Shivambu demands apology, says he didn't bring up Momoniat's race

2018-06-07 15:25

The EFF deputy president has demanded an apology from the chair of the Standing Committee of Finance, Yunus Carrim.

Parliamentary committee slams Shivambu for ‘crude attack’ on Treasury’s Momoniat

2018-06-06 16:03

Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance has criticised committee member and EFF MP Floyd Shivambu for accusing a top Treasury official of being ‘non-African’.

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