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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.
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Is the GEPF vulnerable? Part II – Balance sheet

14 Jul 2022 /  Barbara Curson
A look at the sustainability of the Government Employees Pension Fund and whether it is too big to fail …
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Brian Molefe ordered to repay R10m to Eskom Pension and Provident Fund

7 Jul 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Plus the legal costs of the fund and Sars related to the case.
UPDATE
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Optimum Coal Mine was paid for with criminal funds

30 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Duduzane Zuma’s beneficial interest in Tegeta is worth R342m.
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The Guptas leveraged existing SA money laundering networks

29 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
The NPA ‘does not appear to have instituted any money laundering prosecutions’ arising from Reserve Bank investigations – Zondo Report.
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Prasa had a culture of dismissing ‘problem’ employees

28 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
The 2021 board members should pay back money wasted through their conduct.
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Prasa malfeasance and maladministration go back a long time

27 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Why was the passenger rail agency allowed to slide into almost total ruin?
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Faith Muthambi should be referred to the NPA

24 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
She abused her office and shared confidential information with the Guptas – and ‘there is sufficient evidence on record’.
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Zuma abused his position as president – Zondo report

23 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
New Age Business Briefing broadcast was a cash cow for the Guptas. 
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Sars wins R71m Vat case against Capitec

22 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Banking group claimed a notional input tax deduction on an exempt supply.
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Dlamini-Zuma found to have infringed rights ‘foundational to a democracy’

15 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Minister loses tobacco ban argument in the Supreme Court.
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Sars wins ‘customs fraud on clothing imported from China’ case

9 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Revenue service had seized the goods on the basis that the respondents had under-declared the value for import duty purposes.
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Is the GEPF vulnerable? Part I – Political risk

6 Jun 2022 /  Barbara Curson
A snapshot of South Africa’s political economy over the last 26 years.
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Tax Court condones Sars’s tardiness

18 May 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Finds a one-month delay to be 'short'.

Small scale fuel distributor battling to get fuel levy refund

9 May 2022 /  Barbara Curson
Full bench identifies errors by Sars and errors in earlier judgment as taxpayer’s eight-year wait continues.
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Oppenheimer leads a complex lifestyle, but where is he resident?

5 May 2022 /  Barbara Curson
The competition between countries for taxing rights is fierce.

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