VAT-free wish list: Consumers speak out

Cape Town – Give us VAT-free chicken, sanitary towels and meat in general, was the clear call from Fin24 users...

The hidden healing power of sugar

Moses Murandu is a senior lecturer in adult nursing at the University of Wolverhampton, and he has made a remarkable...

Unions want details from Ramaphosa on Africa free trade plan, warn of job losses

President Cyril Ramaphosa in Kigali, Rwanda, signs the Kigali Declaration for the Launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area....

Imports of food products from Brazil shut down amid safety check scandal

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries has suspended imports of food products from various establishments in Brazil suspected of...

VAT zero-ratings finely balanced

Weighing up exemptions must take into account loss of revenue from rich Since the announcement in the finance minister’s budget...

Job Losses in Hammarsdale

eTHEKWINI municipality has long-term plans to turn Hammarsdale into a mixed housing and logistics hub following the building of a...

Imports of food products from Brazil shut down amid safety check scandal

FOOD SAFETY FRAUD Brazilian police are said to be investigating executives at the country’s main poultry exporter, BRF. Picture: REUTERS...

Sugarcane – A Remarkable Economic and Environmental Resource

Sugarcane is a remarkable resource. Progressive and innovative countries are squeezing commercial value out of sugarcane every way they can....

Why is poultry not a zero-rated basic foodstuff?

Chris Schutte, CEO of Astral Foods Limited (Astral) states that, “Government recently increased the level at which value added tax...

Zero-rating poultry could benefit both consumer and producer

Making South African poultry products exempt from value-added tax (VAT) would assist both the consumer and producer, according to FairPlay,...

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