This year's budget from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene showed some support for the country's SMEs by giving further tax relief to the smallest enterprises; yet it could have done more to help local businesses prosper.
27 Feb 2015 12:03
The Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA (Necsa) is the latest state-owned company to be hit by internal strife as the board and Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson engage in a tug of war over the suspension of CEO Phumzile Tshelane.
27 Feb 2015 11:59
Eskom might be leaving millions of South Africans in the dark through load-shedding, but that has not deterred engineering students from wanting to work there.
27 Feb 2015 11:55
The minister's repeated reference to the National Development Plan (NDP) in his budget speech provides some level of policy direction as it appears that the NDP, previously declared as the cornerstone of government policy, appears to have lost some traction in recent times...
27 Feb 2015 11:00
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene's budget speech has received mixed reactions. While income tax is being raised for the first time in 20 years, small to medium sized businesses set to benefit by the doubling of the turnover tax threshold. (infographic)
27 Feb 2015 07:27
PwC has provided comment on Finance Minister Nene's 2015 Budget Review yesterday...
26 Feb 2015 11:36
Although Budget 2015 has delivered some good news for small business, the South African Institute for Professional Accountants (SAIPA) says it's not all good news, particularly for those who run their own consultancies. And, according to SAIPA tax expert Ettiene Retief, there's some bad news hiding in the annexures for companies that do business abroad.
26 Feb 2015 11:16
Government has noted concerns regarding the socio-economic impact of the e-toll tariffs and revised monthly ceilings will be proposed shortly, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene announced on Wednesday...
26 Feb 2015 11:05
The Department of Environmental Affairs has reached decisions regarding applications for postponement of time frames for compliance with the minimum emission standards in terms of section 21 of the National Environmental Management Air Quality Act 39 of 2004.
26 Feb 2015 08:14
Read the full text of South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural national Budget speech, the fifth in the country's democratic Parliament, delivered on 25 February 2015.
26 Feb 2015 07:59