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.

The down and dirty of executive share incentive schemes

12 Jun 2018 /  Barbara Curson   6
Why should this elite class of taxpayer remain protected?

Confusion around customs requirements for SA resident travellers

1 Jun 2018 /  Barbara Curson    18
Sars demonstrating how it will flex its muscles at individuals.

Alexkor – the wannabe diamond miner

31 May 2018 /  Barbara Curson    6
Diamonds are prized by arms dealers, money launderers and crooks.

Vultures waiting for Transnet pensioners

11 May 2018 /  Barbara Curson    8
For an impoverished ageing pensioner, all they comprehend is a broken promise.
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The growing venture capital market, is it for you?

30 Apr 2018 /  Barbara Curson  
Despite the promising tax incentive, investors should not blindly invest in a VCC.

Corruption and maladministration is burying SAA

26 Apr 2018 /  Barbara Curson   29
It is time that directors paid more than lip service to the King III Code.

President Ramaphosa attends the Commonwealth gathering in London

18 Apr 2018 /  Barbara Curson   3
South Africa is still singing the same song that it sung at Davos.

Restoring the credibility of Sars

29 Mar 2018 /  Barbara Curson    12
Critical business units that were demolished during Moyane’s reign should be reinstated.

Drastic action is required to save Sars from the brink

16 Mar 2018 /  Barbara Curson   8
Errors cannot be treated as pesky mites and swept under the carpet.

Could blockchain technology prevent a future ‘Steinhoff’?

12 Mar 2018 /  Barbara Curson   8
How bad can Steinhoff’s record-keeping be?

Building a more sustainable Eskom

28 Feb 2018 /  Barbara Curson   3
A fundamental requirement for a business to be privatised, or to attract investors, is that it must be profitable.

The charade that could be the budget

15 Feb 2018 /  Barbara Curson   7
Is Gigaba the right person to open his arms in supplication saying: 'gimme'?

Will the lights stay on at Eskom?

12 Feb 2018 /  Barbara Curson   5
Financials indicate a frightening erosion of economic wealth and substance.

Punting for investment trumps cooperation in a fractured world

1 Feb 2018 /  Barbara Curson   1
SA must first get its own house in order.

Can the SADC resolve Zimbabwe’s crisis?

16 Nov 2017 /  Barbara Curson   7
The time-consuming diplomatic processes will not do much to put citizens and businesses at ease.

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