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Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana's budget speech 2022 Overview



Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, delivered his maiden budget speech on 23 February.

The speech started by indicating that there are still high risks to the economy, which is slowly recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. The budget reasserts the commitment made in the 2021 MTBPS to set the economy’s course towards growth and fiscal sustainability.

It was announced that employment support will also be extended to the most vulnerable, service delivery shortcomings would ...

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Budget 2021: No Tax Hikes




The Minister delivered some welcome news to South Africans yesterday when he announced that plans to hike taxes by R40 billion rand over the next four years, have been scrapped. This is largely attributed to a surge in tax revenue from mines, as well as a faster than expected recovery in VAT collections towards the end of last year.

He went on further to say, that there would be no significant tax increases at all in the year ahead. Contrary to speculation, the much-anticipated Covid-19 vaccination programme will not be funded by tax hikes...

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Possible tax hikes to cover the cost of Covid-19 vaccines




As many countries around the world are already in the process of distributing the Covid-19 vaccine, the National Treasury of South Africa is proposing the possibility

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2020 Supplementary Budget Speech




On Wednesday, 24 June 2020, Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, addressed parliament to announce the 2020 Emergency Budget Speech.

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Budget 2020: Unexpected Relief for Taxpayers!




The Minister delivered some good news to South Africans yesterday when he announced there would be no significant tax hikes

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SONA 2019 - A Short Summary



On 20 June 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of the sixth parliament, and for the first time in years, we witnessed an uninterrupted SONA. And that is not the only first. For the first time, the SONA cost almost R2m, a staggering 47% lower than the cost of SONA 2018 and the lowest in five years.

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Budget 2019: What did the Minister deliver?




Mr Minister, you did a fine balancing act on this year’s budget; short-term pain for long-term gain.

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Budget 2019: TaxTim’s predictions




Budget 2019: TaxTim’s predictions

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will be in the spotlight next week when he delivers his maiden budget speech on Wednesday, 20 February to the nation. 

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