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31 May 2016

31 March 2016
The next step in the process of the South African Tax Bill coming into effect is another round of public consultation. This will be held on 15 April, 2016, at the Treasury Building in Pretoria. Please RSVP by 4 April, 2016.

14 December 2015
For interested in the South African Carbon Tax space, you can submit comments by email up to close of business on Tuesday 15 December, 2015.

13 November 2015
THE Davis Tax Review Committee believes that the proposed carbon tax be introduced with an initial zero liability from 2017 to allow for the system to be tested, for more data to be collected and for initial teething problems to be addressed.

03 November 2015
A draft Carbon Tax Bill released yesterday for comment proposes a revised carbon tax design informed by the need for a system that is administratively feasible and practically applicable to ‘most greenhouse gas emissions’.

03 November 2015
SA’s proposed tax on gas emissions will not impact on already high electricity prices, nor will it add pressure to sectors such as the mining industry, the Treasury said yesterday (Monday).

02 November 2015
CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) reported a threefold increase in the number of companies that use an internal price on carbon. 436 companies now use an internal price on carbon, up from 150 companies last year.

28 October 2015
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate recommends that all developed and emerging economies, and others where possible, commit to introducing or strengthening carbon pricing by 2020, and should phase out fossil fuel subsidies.

27 October 2015
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said in his medium-term budget policy statement in Parliament this week the Treasury would soon publish a draft carbon-tax bill for public comment.

05 October 2015
CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) reported a threefold increase in the number of companies that use an internal price on carbon.

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