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R50bn expected to be seized in 17 State capture cases – AFU

By: News24Wire      16th January 2018 The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50-billion in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to State capture, acting... 

R50bn expected to be seized in 17 State capture cases – AFU
New app-based bank to launch in South Africa late 2018

New app-based bank to launch in South Africa late 2018

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 A new app-driven bank is set to launch in South Africa after getting a provisional licence from monetary authorities, the institution said on... 

Parliament’s justice committee welcomes freezing of Gupta assets

Parliament’s justice committee welcomes freezing of Gupta assets

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 Parliament’s portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has welcomed news that the National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture... 

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Quarterly Competition Review

Quarterly Competition Review

8th January 2018 In the developing world, disease and poverty are interdependent making access to essential medicines at affordable prices even more critical. 80%... 

Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency: taking sides

Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency: taking sides

7th January 2018 Different people relate to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC president in distinct ways, and this may relate to their political location.... 

'End of an error'

'End of an error'

20th December 2017 End of an error. That is the caption on a picture of Jacob Zuma which circulated widely on Whatsapp as the results became known. It is an apt... 

 South Africa’s squandered chance to show real leadership

South Africa’s squandered chance to show real leadership

15th December 2017 Last year South Africa announced its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). But the country’s efforts were stalled when... 

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The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

8th December 2017 Every day, people who call the United States home—including mothers, fathers, and spouses of US citizens; tax-paying employees; and respected... 

2017 Handbook of Statistics

2017 Handbook of Statistics

7th December 2017 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the series has evolved to incorporate new statistics and... 

 Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

6th December 2017 Extreme inequality is out of control in Kenya. Less than 0.1% of the population (8,300 people) own more wealth than the bottom 99.9% (more than 44... 

 Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

6th December 2017 European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new... 

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Statements

SA: New head for Crime Intelligence long overdue

SA: New head for Crime Intelligence long overdue

17th January 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police has welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Police of a mutual agreement between the... 

SA: Extension of media accreditation deadline for 2018 State of the Nation Address

SA: Extension of media accreditation deadline for 2018 State of the Nation Address

17th January 2018 Following appeals by some sections of the media for the deadline of the media application for accreditation to cover the State of the Nation... 

DA: Bridget Masango says Minister Dlamini must account for alleged R500 000 paid to SABC for “fluff” interview

DA: Bridget Masango says Minister Dlamini must account for alleged R500 000 paid to SABC for “fluff” interview

17th January 2018 The revelations today that the Department of Social Development (DSD) allegedly paid the SABC a whopping R500 000 to do a fluff interview with... 

DA: Nqaba Bhanga on Back to school: DA wishes learners well

DA: Nqaba Bhanga on Back to school: DA wishes learners well

16th January 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the Eastern Cape would like to wish all leaners well as they begin the new 2018 school year. Through hard work and... 

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Press Offices

Interview with Mark Silver – Author of The Deloitte Vat Handbook

Interview with Mark Silver – Author of The Deloitte Vat Handbook

28th November 2017 Mark has spent over 25 years specialising in VAT and is the author of the popular Deloitte VAT Handbook. Read on to learn more about what inspired... 

Tax court resolves age-old problem

Tax court resolves age-old problem

27th November 2017 For as long as anyone can remember, a tension has existed between the rules relating to the valuation of closing stock or inventory for accounting... 

New debt relief measures provide limited or no relief

New debt relief measures provide limited or no relief

23rd November 2017 The reduction of debt in the Income Tax Act, 1962 is currently dealt with in section 19 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule. A... 

Webber Wentzel and Linklaters celebrate Alliance milestone - 5th year of success

Webber Wentzel and Linklaters celebrate Alliance milestone - 5th year of success

22nd November 2017 In 2012, in a ground-breaking move, Webber Wentzel and Linklaters, created a long-term formal collaborative Alliance. This month Webber Wentzel and... 

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