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More food price warnings as impact of war increases

Every week brings new warnings about global food price increases, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine pushes up fuel, fertilizer and feed prices. The result is a surge in food price inflation.

Importers back our call for VAT-free chicken

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) CEO Paul Matthew has made headlines for his “support” for the removal of VAT from chicken.

RENEWED CALLS FOR CHICKEN TO BE ON ZERO-RATED VAT LIST

Non-profit organisation FairPlay told Parliament that the zero-rated list does not adequately address the nutritional concerns of the poor. CAPE...

Hoendersonder BTW sal arm kinders help

Francois Baird, stigter: FairPlay As die grootste hoenderprodusent in Suid-Afrika is Astral se volgehoue stryd om sekere hoenderprodukte van BTW...

No VAT on chicken

As the biggest producer of chicken in SA, Astral’s continued support for the campaign to zero-rate certain cuts of chicken...

Why government shouldn’t waste time delaying tax-free chicken

Treasury has concluded that the country cannot afford to zero-rate chicken — but it’s looking at the issue from the...

Addressing Poverty and Inequality by Exempting Chicken from VAT

The Value Added Tax (VAT) is a commonly used revenue source in over 100 countries around the world. But this...

New finance minister Tito Mboweni asked Twitter for ideas – here are the best ones

On Friday night new finance minister Tito Mboweni asked Twitter to talk to him – but not tell “the Establishment...

FairPlay: Change of Finance Minister will not delay decision on VAT-free chicken

The FairPlay movement congratulates Mr Tito Mboweni on his appointment as Minister of Finance. We look forward to working with...

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...





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