Unpacking the latest 2018 tax hikes in South Africa

Shutterstock Muneer Hassan, University of Johannesburg South Africa’s 2018 budget seemed to be all about tax hikes. The most significant was the first increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) since 1993 from 14% to 15%. Sibonelo Radebe asked Muneer Hassan […]

South Africa’s 2018 budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is trying to spearhead a more stable economic landscape. Reuters/Mike Hutchings Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg The 2018 Budget, presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament, lays out the painful consequences of […]

Key tax changes that will affect business in South Africa

A few changes in South Africa’s tax administration will have a huge impact on business. Shutterstock Muneer Hassan, University of Johannesburg There was a time when, from a tax perspective, South Africa’s “mini budget” used to be a non-event. The […]