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Further tax measures to provide support

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has provided more details on the second set of measures that are aimed at assisting individuals and businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.  “There is a critical need for government interventions to assist with job retention and … Continue reading

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VAT INCREASE TO KICK IN ON APRIL 1

During his maiden budget speech, (former) Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba made the expected announcement that the value-added tax (VAT) rate will increase to 15% from April 1. This is the first increase in the VAT rate since April 1993 and … Continue reading

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BUDGET 2017

Following the annual national budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on 22 February, we highlight some of the most significant matters arising below: A new tax bracket will be introduced targeting the wealthy as well as trusts. It … Continue reading

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