ARTICLES RELATING TO SUGARY TAX

#Budget2017: How to offset sugary tax

2017-03-05 17:08

Potential job losses from the proposed 11% sugary tax could possibly be completely offset by supporting the sugar industry’s long standing requests.

#Sugartax: Ombudsman weighs in on IRR, Coca-Cola research debate

2016-12-23 18:01

The IRR has reneged on the goal of being a credible institution in the field of science relating to sugary tax research funded by the Coca-Cola Company, writes Prof George Claassen, the ombudsman of Media24’s Community Press Division, in this opinion piece.

Treasury: Sugary beverages tax is not a stealth tax

2016-12-09 07:45

A director at National Treasury tells Fin24 the government isn't sugar coating the proposed tax on beverages to escape raising the Value-Added Tax rate.

EXPOSED: Coca-Cola bankrolls IRR research on sugary tax in SA

2016-12-07 07:49

The Coca-Cola Company has funded research by respected think tank the SA Institute for Race Relations on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages, Fin24 can reveal.

 

WATCH: South Africans suggest alternatives to tax hikes

2017-02-21 17:20

Fin24 took to the streets of Cape Town and Johannesburg asking people to share their views on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech.

#Sugartax: IRR climbs into media over Coke funding

2016-12-23 17:55

Frans Cronje, CEO of the South African Institute for Race Relations (IRR), responds to what he calls a media slur campaign against the think tank.

Coca-Cola explains the sour side of a sugary tax on SSBs

2016-12-07 20:18

A tax on sugar-laden beverages may jeopardise Coca-Cola's investment plans in South Africa. However, there is an alternative to the sugary tax, the soda giant tells Fin24.

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