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National Treasury’s "Twin Peaks": Another calamity in the making

28 Nov 16
National Treasury recently released its Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (SEIA), a kind of cost-benefit analysis, on the Financial Sector Regulation Bill (FSR), the so-called "Twin Peaks" Bill currently before Parliament.…

Twin Peaks; twin fallacies

20 Jul 16
Are National Treasury and the Financial Services Board once again attempting to stampede Parliament?…

Business Day column: Later Tax Freedom Day sounds a warning

01 Jun 16   Leon Louw
TAXPAYERS are rich, the rich pay most tax, and rich companies pay the rest. That is why most people are unmoved by the idea that government inefficiency, waste and corruption occur "at the taxpayer’s expense".…