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Use tax incentives to woo investors, SA told

SA should shake up its tax system to focus incentives in those sectors where the private sector is most likely to invest to create jobs and lift SA's economic growth rate...

By Hilary Joffe 1 day ago

SARS trust rules may put lid on asset disclosure

Tax experts believe significant sums of undeclared assets have been hoarded offshore by South African taxpayers but they might be reluctant to declare them under the special voluntary disclosure programme because of the way it deals with trusts...

2 days ago

Gordhan: Moyane's SARS not reliable

Pravin Gordhan has expressed "serious concern" about the stewardship of the SARS under commissioner Tom Moyane ...

9 Jan 2017

Ghana tackles Ponzi schemes

Ghana's financial sector is still struggling to recover from a financial crisis triggered by Ponzi schemes...

By Isaac Kaledzi 3 Jan 2017

Algeria announces tax hikes in 2017 budget

Algeria has adopted a 2017 budget that will see taxes raised to compensate for falling revenues from its key oil sector, officials said on Wednesday...

29 Dec 2016

Parliamentary calls for submissions on insurance bill

Parliament' plans to hold public hearings on the insurance bill in February and has called for submissions...

By Linda Ensor 28 Dec 2016

Liberty says draft default regulations are a step forward

National Treasury released a revised set of draft default regulations aimed at lowering charges and improving market conduct in the retirement fund industry...

13 Dec 2016

Committee calls for public submissions on company tax

The Davis Tax Committee has called for public submissions on aspects of corporate income tax as part of its comprehensive review of the corporate tax regime...

By Linda Ensor 8 Dec 2016

Potential health benefit of taxing sugared drinks is overstated, economist says

Reducing the energy content of sugar-sweetened drinks would be a more effective way to combat obesity than implementing a sugar tax, according to research commissioned by beverage industry association BevSA...

By Tamar Kahn 7 Dec 2016

SA drops in Paying Taxes Report ranking

South Africa has fallen 31 places from 20 out of 189 in the World Bank's Paying Taxes study...

By Danette Breitenbach 6 Dec 2016

Heiress to Nina Ricci fortune launches tax fraud appeal

PARIS - The heiress to the fortune of French couturier Nina Ricci on Thursday launched an appeal to avoid jail time for tax fraud, in one of the toughest sentences of its kind in French fiscal history...

5 Dec 2016

Two down, one to go...What will S&P's verdict be?

Having come through the ratings by Moody's and Fitch with minor bruises, the country is holding its breath for S&P's evaluation tomorrow...

1 Dec 2016

The good, the bad... and the ugly

The year ahead will see a tightening of the belts and the need by Treasury to increase revenues. We look ahead to see what challenges the taxman is likely to place before us in 2017...

By Glen Bresler, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Nov 2016

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