News24 - Business Fin24.com | How does the Budget affect me? 2018-02-25T10:45:04.000000000+02:00 Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba had to juggle a tough budget. Fin24.com | VAT is a better devil 2018-02-25T10:12:09.000000000+02:00 The budget is belt-tightening but it needs to be to get the country out of this very difficult fiscal position. Fin24.com | Treasury gets tough 2018-02-25T10:12:06.000000000+02:00 Dodgy municipal finances are a growing scourge and Treasury seems to be getting impatient with the third tier of government’s autonomy with R120bn of the budget. Fin24.com | VAT hike irks unions 2018-02-25T10:12:03.000000000+02:00 SA Federation of Trade Unions’ Zwelinzima Vavi says: I will personally recommend that we strike against the increase in VAT. Fin24.com | Deal wizard of South African gold mining is scaring investors 2018-02-25T08:13:43.000000000+02:00 Investors might be running out of patience with Sibanye Gold Ltd.’s colorful chief executive, Neal Froneman. Fin24.com | Land is State revenue 2018-02-25T07:20:09.000000000+02:00 The collection of land rent must not be seen as an opportunity for politicians to milk taxpayers, but must replace taxation, writes Stephen Meintjes. Fin24.com | Ratings under threat 2018-02-25T06:00:38.000000000+02:00 Analysts divided over whether budget will keep agency downgrades at bay. Fin24.com | Who will write Cyril's mining charter? 2018-02-25T06:00:31.000000000+02:00 The charter published by Minister Mosebenzi Zwane last year set controversial transformation targets that mines said were illegal and impossible. Fin24.com | Ramaphosa election the biggest confidence boost since 1994 2018-02-25T06:00:06.000000000+02:00 The resignation of Jacob Zuma as president of the country and his replacement with Cyril Ramaphosa could be the biggest boost to business and consumer confidence since 1994, Bureau for Economic Research (BER) deputy director George Kershoff has said. Fin24.com | IDT allegedly ‘canned' forensic report to recoup R100m 2018-02-25T06:00:03.000000000+02:00 Bankrupt state-owned entity the Independent Development Trust (IDT) has been sitting on a forensic investigation report that recommends that it recoup almost R100m in overpayments that were made for a major project in KwaZulu-Natal.