VAT free chicken off the menu while duty free imports remain

Stop AGOA duty-free poultry imports South Africa’s trade and industry minister, Dr Rob Davies, is being threatened with court action...


The South African government’s decision to increase the Dollar-Based Reference Price (DBRP) of sugar by only half what the industry...

Parliament to decide on VAT-free chicken

‘chicken is not a luxury but a necessity’ CHICKEN came out as the clear favourite to be VAT-exempted for the...

Zero-rated from VAT

Parliament’s Finance Committee is hearing responses to the recommendations made by the expert panel on zero-rated VAT items. CAPE TOWN...

Don’t ‘discriminate’ against chicken, committee hears on VAT hike

Submissions on the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Panel’s report to Parliament on Wednesday ranged from pleas to exempt chicken as a...

VAT: Give us the chicken, organisations appeal to Parliament

Including chicken on the zero-vat list will be beneficial for the health of poor South Africans, and ultimately ensure the...

FairPlay takes VAT-free chicken fight to Parliament

No consensus was reached on making chicken VAT-free and has effectively left the decision to Parliament. CAPE TOWN – Chicken...

7 things Treasury, Parliament must consider as they expand the list of zero-VAT items

The poor are carrying the burden of State Capture through the VAT increase, a Parliamentary committee has heard. This is...

Rcl Foods Show The Damage Done By Dumped Imports

Media release 5 September 2018 High levels of chicken and sugar imports, much of it dumped below the cost of...

A question of affordability – why VAT-free chicken is a big-picture solution

As the discussion around the VAT-free basket heats up and the deadline for public comments to Treasury about the Woolard...

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