Barbara is a CA(SA) with post graduate qualifications in tax and international tax. Her experience includes working for auditors, large corporates, and Sars. Economics, financial corruption and tax policy are among her interests.

Free State asbestos project engulfed in corruption and greed

5 Aug 2020 /  Barbara Curson   24
The state has failed in its duty to provide adequate, safe housing.

Sars is seeking to criminalise mistakes

4 Aug 2020 /  Barbara Curson   53
Doesn't believe taxpayers can make honest errors.

Transnet pensioners obtain some redress

28 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   20
Court approves settlement agreement.

Steinhoff class action found not triable

24 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   17
Litigation should be conducted in the interests of class members.

Angie Motshekga and MECs in breach of constitutional duty

21 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   11
School feeding scheme to be implemented without delay.

Why did PwC not identify corruption at SAA?

20 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   25
The question is to what extent auditors have facilitated state capture and corruption.

Maqetuka outlines Gupta investigation collapse

13 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   3
Oversight bodies turned a blind eye to the dismantling of state security.

Sars’s voluntary disclosure programme: What to expect

8 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   2
Win-win scenarios should result, so why do taxpayers have reservations? Sars answers our questions.

Nomvula Mokonyane, Bosasa, and all those repairs

7 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   38
Zondo Commission delves into the former minister's 'home repairs'.

Auditor-General speaking into the void on local government corruption

6 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   21
Dysfunctional control environments – and greedy hands in the till.

Prasa – further explosive revelations at Zondo Commission

1 Jul 2020 /  Barbara Curson   32
More looting, no shareholder oversight, no accountability.

Government chokes on Batsa’s urgent court application

29 Jun 2020 /  Barbara Curson   28
A look at the arguments and evidence it faces. Meanwhile Sars’s tobacco tax revenues continue to go up in smoke ...

Tax ombud releases report on systemic issues at Sars

24 Jun 2020 /  Barbara Curson   5
Along with recommendations.

Telkom faces rising debt and declining profit levels

23 Jun 2020 /  Barbara Curson    2
Executive emoluments top R116m despite slide in share price.

Higher education minister tells Treasury where to get off

17 Jun 2020 /  Barbara Curson   9
Blade Nzimande decrees that the skills development levy 'tax holiday' is a deferral.

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