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.

Brand SA adrift in an amorphous world

26 Nov 2018 /  Barbara Curson   12
If the country's 'official marketing agency' disappeared tomorrow, nobody would notice.

Public enterprises fails to rein in its errant state charges

21 Nov 2018 /  Barbara Curson   19
Government will be investing R368bn in SOEs over the next three years.

Beware of product mispricing this ‘silly season’

19 Nov 2018 /  Barbara Curson   6
Suppliers may not display goods for sale without displaying a price.

Is Denel battling to meet the going concern test?

2 Nov 2018 /  Barbara Curson   6
Deep in the mire, facing severe cash constraints.

Did Gartner do a Double Irish on Sars?

24 Oct 2018 /  Barbara Curson   10
Sars inquiry prises open Pandora’s Box.

Designing a new Sars

22 Oct 2018 /  Barbara Curson   12
Disbanded units to be re-established.

Sars presents its annual report to Parliament

18 Oct 2018 /  Barbara Curson   14
'We're going in the right direction, but we are facing choppy seas.'

The SABC’s break-up value is greater than its future

15 Oct 2018 /  Barbara Curson   21
Government should ruthlessly focus on more crucial projects.

Au revoir Nene, and thank you

10 Oct 2018 /  Barbara Curson   7
Will the more corrupt please start handing in resignations.

The PIC and the myth of its unlimited resources

9 Oct 2018 /  Barbara Curson   6
The government guarantee may yet turn into an oxymoron.

The reign of Bain is on the wane

27 Sep 2018 /  Barbara Curson   9
Consulting firm still has a lot of explaining to do.

Sars versus the taxpayer

18 Sep 2018 /  Barbara Curson   17
'We will come for you.'

The tax ombud – a beacon of light

14 Sep 2018 /  Barbara Curson   1
Sars to give reasons for not following recommendations.

Sars: apathy, skills shortages, audit delays

28 Aug 2018 /  Barbara Curson   3
Professional accountants have their say.

The Sars restructure triggered paralysis in decision making

27 Aug 2018 /  Barbara Curson   3
The new structure has broken the organisation.

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