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Tax collections worse than expected

25 Jun 2020 /  Amanda Visser   15
SA is expected to miss its target for the year by more than R300bn.

No word on public sector wage bill in adjustment budget

24 Jun 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane   7
Government and labour have been at loggerheads since Mboweni made a move to renege on 2018 wage agreement in February.

SA’s finances as a household budget

24 Jun 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk   9
If the monthly income was R91 625, SA's monthly shortfall would be nearly R60 000.

Zero-based budgeting: SOEs in the firing line

24 Jun 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane    21
Treasury has asked departments to identify entities which can be rationalised; seeks R230bn in spending adjustments.

Rand holds steady following emergency budget

24 Jun 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   1
After weakening marginally in early morning trade.

SA’s budget deficit hits record 15.7% of GDP

24 Jun 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   9
Compared to February budget forecast of 6.8%

LIVE ARCHIVE: Post Supplementary Budget press briefing

24 Jun 2020 /  Footage: Courtesy of GCIS   1
Media puts questions to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

Read the Supplementary Budget speech and Budget Review in full

24 Jun 2020 /  Footage: Courtesy of SABC   10
LIVE Archive: Minister Tito Mboweni's speech.

JSE, rand tread lower ahead of emergency budget

24 Jun 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   2
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is set to table government’s supplementary 2020 budget at 3pm

Charts show Mboweni’s tough budget task

24 Jun 2020 /  Prinesha Naidoo, Bloomberg   4
SA weighs how to stabilise debt during the pandemic slump.

Traders unfazed by SA’s ‘much-ado-about-nothing’ budget

24 Jun 2020 /  Robert Brand and Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg  
'It will be very difficult to produce an upside surprise' - Peter Takaendesa, Mergence Investment Managers.

2020 Budget deficit is expected to widen to 14% of GDP

23 Jun 2020 /  Vuyani Ndaba, Reuters  
According to a poll.

Mboweni’s emergency budget will be tough

23 Jun 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane    13
Spending demands are on the rise while income is sharply declining.

Tax relief for middle class, but not for the rich

28 Feb 2020 /  Adriaan Kruger   10
Mboweni's examples didn't tell the whole story.

The Budget Speech explained
Moneyweb’s 2020 national budget offering, including infographics and audio ratings, as well as past budget coverage....


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