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

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.


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.

Burundi tax revenues rise 11%

2012-11-27 16:38

Burundi's tax revenues rose 11% year-on-year to $294.6m in the 10 months to October, due partly to improving business activity, its revenue body says.

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