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.

Big business left out in the cold

9 Apr 2020 /  Barbara Curson   10
Largest contributors to the economy are also facing critical cash flow constraints.

Deferment of provisional and interim tax payments

8 Apr 2020 /  Barbara Curson  
Disaster management tax relief – more details.

Decoding the Draft Disaster Management Tax Relief Bill

7 Apr 2020 /  Barbara Curson  
The changes have already come into effect and run until the end of July.

Covid-19: Block exemption for retail property sector

3 Apr 2020 /  Barbara Curson  
Aimed at helping the retail sector continue normal operations beyond the national disaster.

Cogta fails 2019 audit miserably

2 Apr 2020 /  Barbara Curson   11
Hundreds of millions paid to wrong suppliers and ghosts.

Covid-19: Block exemption for the banking sector

1 Apr 2020 /  Barbara Curson   2
Negative impact on banks and customers to be minimised.

Telkom loses R3.9bn tax case

31 Mar 2020 /  Barbara Curson   8
This will severely impact its cash position.

Covid-19 exposes weaknesses in leadership

27 Mar 2020 /  Barbara Curson   13
'Together we move South Africa forward' – but watch out for the potholes.

The GEPF, an abused client 

16 Mar 2020 /  Barbara Curson   5
The PIC did not put the interests of members and pensioners first.

How ‘misinvoicing’ gets R300bn out of SA annually

3 Mar 2020 /  Barbara Curson   12
Political uncertainty is a major incentive to move funds offshore.

The NPA should investigate the allegations against Dudu Myeni

2 Mar 2020 /  Barbara Curson   26
It is absurd that those responsible for pushing SA to the brink of bankruptcy have not been charged with any criminality.

Mboweni is sitting on top of Pandora’s Box

28 Feb 2020 /  Barbara Curson   11
But the nasties will find their way out.

Low-hanging fruit for Sars to harvest

21 Feb 2020 /  Barbara Curson   44
Mounting evidence of ill-gotten gains surely makes applying the law the easiest way to boost revenue collections.

Exposing global financial secrecy

20 Feb 2020 /  Barbara Curson   9
To a world that doesn’t care.

Necsa thumbs its nose at reporting obligations

10 Feb 2020 /  Barbara Curson   7
The nuclear company has now received two consecutive disclaimers of opinion from the AG on its annual reports.

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