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Tag: Tax

SA Sugar tax could increase to 20%

Non-profit organisation, the Healthy Living Alliance (Heala) is pushing to have sugar tax increased. Heala presented a memorandum with 17 000 signatures to the Treasury in hopes that it would demonstrate...

OPINION: The inexorable rise of bureaucracies everywhere

SOME readers will recall that the first rather timid parliamentary inquiry into Nkandla’s financing concluded that civil servants fouled up. It was they who let contractors run away with taxpayers’ money. That...

‘SAA must be placed under business rescue to protect taxpayer money’

An application for the business rescue of South African Airways will be brought by Solidarity, as part of a tax protest campaign it is launching. This protest includes at least six legal...

Coca-ColaSA reformulates beverages following tax

Coca-Cola South Africa has cut the sugar in its drinks by a quarter (26%) since government introduced a tax on sugary drinks, according to Camilla Osborne, Head of Communications for Coca-Cola Southern and East...

Shoprite serves 100 million R5 deli meals since launch of affordable meal options

This week Shoprite served its 100 millionth R5 deli meal since launching the affordable meal options almost two years ago. Despite escalating petrol and electricity prices, the VAT increase and the introduction...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...