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2020 Budget speech update

By Carla Rossouw on 27 Feb 2020

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered the Budget speech on Wednesday, 26 February. In this document we highlight some of the 2020 Budget tax proposals that...

2020 Budget: Stuck between a rock and a hard place

By Carla Rossouw on 25 Feb 2020

A revenue shortfall of R50bn was announced in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) in October 2019, and this sets the scene for the 2020 Budget....

2020 Budget: Managing the wage bill and fixing Eskom's credibility

By Sandy McGregor on 21 Feb 2020

The National Treasury faces formidable challenges in preparing the Budget for the 2020/21 fiscal year, which will be presented on 26 February. Projections...

How to implement your New Year’s resolutions

By Braam Visser on 28 Nov 2019

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to reflect on resolutions committed to in earnest back in January and take stock before the resolution...

Are you financially resilient?

By Mthobisi Mthimkhulu on 23 Oct 2019

Most of us know what it means to build resilience in the context of health and wellness: eat healthily, exercise regularly, get enough sleep and manage stres...

PART 1: How to overcome the growing cost of education

By Saleem Sonday on 16 Jul 2019

Do you feel overwhelmed at the thought of how you will finance your children’s education? You are not alone. We all want to empower our children by giving th...

2019 Budget speech update

By Carla Rossouw on 20 Feb 2019

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his maiden budget speech on Wednesday 20 February. In this document we highlight some of the 2019 Budget tax proposal...

Budget 2019: Focus shifts to restoring credibility

By Carla Rossouw on 20 Feb 2019

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s maiden Budget Speech didn’t deliver any major punches such as 2018’s surprise 1% VAT hike, but instead sought to acknowledge...

VAT increase unavoidable

By Carla Rossouw on 02 Mar 2018

The Budget Speech delivered by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was a careful step in the right direction in an environment where hard decisions are...

Read beyond the Budget headlines: Bracket creep hits low to middle income earners

By Richard Carter on 23 Feb 2017

The 2017 Budget had some surprises, especially for the wealthy, with steep increases in income tax and dividend withholding tax. But the silent tax increase ...

How does the Budget impact me?

By Richard Carter on 23 Feb 2017

The 2017 Budget had some surprises, especially for the wealthy, with steep increases in income tax and dividend withholding tax. But we need to look beyond t...

2017 Budget speech update

By Carla Rossouw on 23 Feb 2017

The Minister of Finance announced amendments to tax and other legislation that may affect investors. These changes are discussed in detail below and, unless...

2016 Budget speech update

By Carla Rossouw on 26 Feb 2016

The Minister of Finance announced amendments to tax and other legislation that may affect investors.

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