Regarding fuel levy increases, the AA has urged Minister Mboweni to implement increases as a last resort.
SARS has released a statement that it has two units that will deal with identifying illegal tobacco and big business tax dodgers.
The budget speech was a bit on the lengthy side, so here’s a succinct way to look at it.
The Gauteng Department of Education’s total budget for the 2017/18 financial year is R40.8 billion, an increase of R1.7 billion from the previous year.
The 2017 Budget has made provision for government to connect 887 schools and 2 700 government institutions in the upcoming 2017/18 financial year.
R3 billion for education will fund the completion of new schools currently and rehabilitate 123 existing schools.
The Finance Minister is expected to tackle the topic of corporate income tax in respect of foreign owned companies.
New substations will also be built to improve distributed of electricity across the municipality.
All told, R10bn has been allocated to various tech projects around the province.
Emergency levy on electricity charges while demand outstrips supply.