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4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

1 day ago

Judgment on poultry meat regulations welcomed

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has welcomed the judgment in the case brought by the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) against poultry meat regulations...

23 Sep 2016

SARS could lose out on AB InBev bonanza

The Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) takeover of SABMiller may not prove to be as big a bounty for the taxman as initially thought, if South African-based retail investors opt to use Section 42 of the Income Tax Act to delay paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on their profits from the £45-a-share offer...

By Ann Crotty 21 Sep 2016

EU probes Polish supermarket tax

BRUSSELS - The European Union on Monday opened a probe into Poland's new tax on supermarkets, risking to worsen a row with conservative-led Warsaw...

20 Sep 2016

Lewis stock ignores tribunal ruling

A dividend yield of 12.5% and the presumption that the board of Lewis Stores would find other ways to prop up its revenue could explain why the company's share price showed little reaction to the hard-hitting ruling issued by the National Consumer Tribunal on Wednesday...

By Ann Crotty 16 Sep 2016

Worry over new limits for brined chicken

Chicken that was brined over the accepted limits would not be allowed on the shelves once the brine cap regulations kicked in during October, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said...

By Reitumetse Pitso 8 Sep 2016

Is the bottled water market drying up?

Insight Survey's latest SA Bottled Water Industry Landscape Report 2016 carefully unfolds the global and local bottled water markets...

Issued by Insight Survey 5 Sep 2016

Retailers lose their bid to halt Massmart bringing its exclusivity case

The Competition Tribunal has rejected an application by retailers to delay a hearing into an application brought by Massmart objecting to exclusivity in lease agreements with landlords...

2 Sep 2016

Fatal flaw in sugar industry argument, new analysis shows

The beverage industry's claims that a tax on sugary drinks will destroy tens of thousands of jobs in SA is unfounded, as consumers are likely to switch to alternative products, according to Trade and Industrial Strategies' analysis...

By Tamar Kahn 30 Aug 2016

Is VAT payable on delivery fees?

The tax court recently considered the VAT status of delivery fees charged by a taxpayer that carries on a fast-foods delivery business...

By Gerhard Badenhorst 26 Aug 2016

Deloitte: sugar tax start-up date unrealistic

Implementing the sugar tax next year may be difficult as the supporting framework might not be ready...

26 Aug 2016

Lewis court case depicts frequent bad debt frenzy

Court papers in the unprecedented legal battle between furniture retailer Lewis Group and shareholder Dave Woollam provide details of the extremes to which management allegedly went to hide the grim reality of the group's poor performance...

By Ann Crotty 25 Aug 2016

New technology to overcome cosmetic counterfeiting

Cosmetic counterfeits not only deprive companies of revenue but also can damage consumers' skin and bodies, which is often overlooked by consumers purchasing 'discount' brands. The counterfeit market increases in scope annually and policing it is costly and difficult in Africa, a new and growing target for these crime syndicates...

24 Aug 2016

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