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Feb 18, 2019

Top ICT tips for Mboweni's budget

Although Eskom is expected to dominate Tito Mboweni's budget, the ICT sector shares its thoughts on where the finance minister should turn his focus.


Internet for All making progress, says Cwele

Minister Siyabonga Cwele's budget speech lauds connectivity programme, details how digital TV delay is costing government millions.


Bigger budget for science, tech initiatives

Millions will be spent on programmes to boost the number of knowledge workers in SA, says minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.


SAA to loom large in Gigaba's budget

Malusi Gigaba's budget speech is expected to put the ICT sector on the backburner, while spectrum and SA Connect will likely receive a brief mention.

Apr 25, 2016

More funds needed for modernised Home Affairs

Despite receiving an increase in the 2016 budget, minister Malusi Gigaba says his department will require more money for modern and secure systems.

Apr 19, 2016

Science and technology budget remains flat at R7.4bn

Government will allocate R273m to the National Integrated Cyber Infrastructure System, minister Naledi Pandor told Parliament during her budget speech today.


Budget speech disappoints

The lack of more information on the proposed National Health Insurance system and retirement reforms is concerning, says?Rob Cooper, tax expert and director of Legislation and Proposed Legislation at Sage VIP.

May 22, 2014

Budget Speech affects tax credits

People older than 65 will also be subject to the medical aid tax credit system, says Sage Pastel Payroll & HR.

Feb 28, 2014

Sage VIP explains Budget Speech repercussions

If the stipulated changes from the Budget Speech are not reflected in HR and payroll systems as from 1 March, it might result in incorrect PAYE calculations, says Yolandi Esterhuizen, Legislation manager at Sage VIP.

Mar 1, 2013

Sage VIP explains budget speech 2013

Not implementing the changes in the first period of the new tax year will result in incorrect PAYE calculations, says Karen Schmikl, legislation manager at Sage VIP.


Sage incorporates tax changes into software

Sage Pastel Payroll & HR is incorporating all of the 2013/14 Budget changes to tax bracket values, medical aid benefits and tax relief rebates.

Feb 18, 2013

Sage VIP to host annual payroll, tax seminar

The countrywide road show will provide guidance to payroll and tax practitioners on new announcements made in the 2013/14 Budget Speech.

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