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Transfer duty and the 2015 budget
Transfer duty and the 2015 budget

Commentary from David Warmback of Shepstone & Wylie on some interesting changes proposed to the transfer duty rates and brackets announced in the 2015 Budget Speech...

By David Warmback 26 Feb 2015 11:44

PwC tax comment on the 2015 Budget Review
PwC tax comment on the 2015 Budget Review

PwC has provided comment on Finance Minister Nene's 2015 Budget Review yesterday...

26 Feb 2015 11:36

Budget 2015: Read the fine print
Budget 2015: Read the fine print

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 to revise toll tariffs
Government to revise toll tariffs

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

GDP increases by 4.1% in fourth quarter of 2014
GDP increases by 4.1% in fourth quarter of 2014

PRETORIA: South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 4.1% in the fourth quarter of 2014, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Tuesday, 24 February.

25 Feb 2015 09:05

Budget 2015 - Sanlam Investments expects an increase in taxes
Budget 2015 - Sanlam Investments expects an increase in taxes

Tax changes, guided by the recommendations of the Davis Tax Committee, are likely to take centre stage when Minister Nene reads the National Budget on 25 February 2015.

By Arthur Kamp 24 Feb 2015 07:46

Budget expected to address future of social security system
Budget expected to address future of social security system

For the 2015 National Budget speech, we will focus our attention on the expected future direction of social security and retirement fund reform.

By David Gluckman 24 Feb 2015 07:40

Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed
Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed

The Gauteng government has announced three interventions to change the space and structure of the economy of the province in order to address unemployment, poverty and inequality.

24 Feb 2015 07:19

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming
Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015 10:23

Employment Services Bill soon to be published
Employment Services Bill soon to be published

The much anticipated Employment Services regulations are soon to be published for public comment. According to the Labour Minister Mildred Olifant, the regulations will be published as soon as they have been ratified.

By Katlego Letlonkane and Gavin Stansfield 23 Feb 2015 09:13

Taxation as method of revenue generation: Budget 2015
Taxation as method of revenue generation: Budget 2015

In his Medium Term Budget speech, Finance Minister Nene emphasised that government's revenue shortfall is of paramount importance.

By Ferdie Schneider 23 Feb 2015 08:49

Agri minister calls on farmers to engage with government
Agri minister calls on farmers to engage with government

During a recent interview with Farmer's Weekly, agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana called on farmers to approach their unions and engage with government about the proposed 12,000 ha land ceiling.

By Denene Erasmus 23 Feb 2015 07:00

2015 SADC Media Awards and Water Awards call for entries
2015 SADC Media Awards and Water Awards call for entries

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2015 SADC Media Awards Competition.

21 Feb 2015 14:11