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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the panel that has been established to review a list off zero-rated food products will submit its report next month.  The Minister said this when he tabled the Treasury’s Budget Vote at the National Assembly on 22 May 2018. As part of measures to address a budget shortfall, the National…

Comment from SANCDA: Please note the Bill containing the SSB tax was passed by the Standing Committee on Finance yesterday with only 2 more steps (National Assembly and Council of Provinces) to go. Then the Health Promotion Levy will be part of a bundle of financial measures to be implemented on 1 April 2017. The…

The Standing Committee on Finance and Portfolio Committee on Health invite you to submit written submissions on the Taxation of Sugar Sweetened Beverages. The Minister of Finance announced in the February 2016 Budget a decision to introduce a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with effect from 1 April 2017 to help reduce excessive sugar intake….

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