Restoring SARS will help address economic challenges and Kieswetter knows how - BLSA

2019-04-04 10:21

Restoring the capacity of the South African Revenue Service would help address the economic challenges of SA, says Business Leadership South Africa's COO Busisiwe Mavuso.

Ghana hires McKinsey to boost tax take after $367m gap

2018-09-12 21:14

Ghana’s tax agency has hired McKinsey & Co to help boost collections after missing the revenue target for the year through August by 1.8bn cedis ($367m).

The great annual national tax parade

2017-02-21 06:15

South Africans are among the highest-taxed individuals in the world, while companies are more heavily taxed locally than businesses in many rich countries. This hampers investment and job creation.

7 things to know from the latest tax statistics report

2016-11-30 05:30

Sars and National Treasury released its latest tax statistics report this week. Here are seven facts you should know.

‘Don't stress’ about carbon tax

2016-11-13 05:59

Treasury research claims massive effect and little economic damage, but is it so?

Sars: Media ignores our achievements

2016-09-23 16:00

The South African Revenue Services has hit back at negative media reports that attack the integrity of the organisation and its commissioner Tom Moyane


SARS needs a permanent commissioner – tax expert

2018-10-12 12:40

The delay in processes regarding the fate of suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane are not good, says a tax expert.

Nene: recession a risk for tax revenues

2018-09-10 13:27

The finance minister told a meeting of tax practitioners in Sandton that revenues may be squeezed because of negative economic growth in the first two quarters of the year.

Wanted: R28bn more in taxes

2017-02-16 10:52

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has a tough task ahead. He needs to find R28bn of extra tax revenue, but without damaging already fragile business and consumer confidence.

Sars receives 5.74 million submissions as tax hikes loom

2016-11-28 20:13

The taxman received altogether 5.74 million tax returns by its November 25 deadline, as taxpayers face increases to be announced in the February 2017 budget.

SA's weak growth a stumbling block to reducing debt

2016-10-30 15:29

At a 0.5% growth rate, South Africa’s poor economic performance is the biggest impediment to stabilising its debt situation, says ratings agency Fitch.

Expert: Wealth tax not off the agenda

2011-10-25 22:15

With government debt on the rise, the primary funding mechanism will always be tax revenue, so increases in tax rates could still be expected, according to a tax expert.

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