Cape Town - Fin24 has been flooded with suggestions from users offering their ideas for Pravin Gordhan's 2017 Budget Speech. Not surprisingly, tax is top of mind for many.
"Reduce taxes for the debt-ridden middle class. They carry the economy after all. Give us a break. Also increase company taxes. There is such an obsession with head count reduction which kills decent jobs, fuels social unrest, hampers growth, consumption & investment. The money raised through these taxes should go toward funding new start up businesses," says Allan Lewis.
"Increase the VAT," offers Lizette Hugo on behalf of Dr DF Rodseth Inc.