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Sunita Menon
Sunita Menon

Sunita Menon is an economics writer with Business Day and also writes for Financial Mail at Tiso Blackstar Group formerly known as Times Media. This is a link to some of her stories.

 

 

Low-income households will feel the pinch of VAT increase

Business Day - 8 hours ago
Low- and middle-income households can expect to feel a serious pinch in 2018 with a 1% increase in VAT and personal income tax increases. While there will be no adjustments to the top four income tax...

BUDGET 2018: The big take-out

Financial Mail - 8 hours ago
Transfers to holding entities will be increased from R2bn to R3bn for listed entities; and from R1bn to R2bn for unlisted companies, both subject to Reserve Bank reporting requirements. The aim of...

Budget 2018 in a nutshell: first VAT increase in 25 years

Business Day - 8 hours ago
Transfers to holding entities will be increased from R2bn to R3bn for listed entities; and from R1bn to R2bn for unlisted companies, both subject to Reserve Bank reporting requirements. The aim of...

NSFAS employees protest for higher salaries and better benefits

Business Day - 1 day ago
About 200 employees of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) protested outside its offices in Wynberg‚ Cape Town‚ on Tuesday‚ demanding higher salaries and other improvements. The...

Fitch expects slight rise in GDP growth, but warns it may not be enough

Business Day - 2 days ago
Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects SA's growth to improve slightly on the back of favourable investor and business sentiment but warned that it was still too low. Fitch senior director of...

SARS pledges its commitment to co-operate with tax inquiry

Business Day - 2 days ago
19 February 2018 - 13:53 Sunita Menon. CRACKING THE WHIP: SARS has become stricter on refunds as it cracks down on fraud relating to input claims and fictitious invoices. Picture: TYRONE ARTHUR. The...

Use civil society's backing in fighting corruption, Hain tells Ramaphosa

Business Day - 6 days ago
President Cyril Ramaphosa's government needs to work closely with civil society to tackle the issue of corruption, Lord Peter Hain told a Wits Business School seminar on money laundering and...

Business responds positively to Ramaphosa's presidency

Business Day - 6 days ago
There is no time to celebrate the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as President of the country because there are critical areas that need attending to‚ Business Leadership SA (BLSA) said on Thursday....

Cyril Ramaphosa needs time to stabilise public finances, S&P says

Business Day - 6 days ago
S&P Global Ratings says SA's credit rating and outlook has not been immediately affected by political developments surrounding the resignation of Jacob Zuma. The credit-ratings agency's...

Moody's watching closely to see how new SA leadership will right the ship

Business Day - 6 days ago
Credit rating agency Moody's is paying close attention to the new South African leadership's response to the country's economic woes, after Jacob Zuma's resignation as president on...

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