Finance Minister Tito Mboweni lit up Twitter on Friday when he asked for advice on his Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) this coming Wednesday.
Let us do something unusual which will annoy the Establishment. If you were Minister of Finance, what would you announce on Wednesday next week. It is time for the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS). Over to you. Don’t tell the Establishment about this tweet!!— Tito Mboweni (@tito_mboweni) October 19, 2018
Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela asked for a VAT exemption for chicken to alleviate the burden on poor South Africans.
Outa's Wayne Duvenhage called for zero increases in taxes and levies.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
How is he going to reprioritise Government expenditure…? Hopefully taking money from underperforming projects… There’s not a lot he can do…— Kevin Lings, Stanlib Asset Management
I am expecting a very confident approach… and much more clarity…— Kevin Lings, Stanlib Asset Management
Tax revenue has held up surprisingly well... Moody’s seems comfortable…— Kevin Lings, Stanlib Asset Management
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