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Beware of Trump’s Victory – Hard Economic Times Loom for SA

Donald Trump will soon be the 45th President of the United States. So far he is still threatening to implement his populist campaign promises (e.g. partially repeal Obamacare, tear up trade agreements and deport 11 million illegal immigrants) and has … Continue reading

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Will The Mooted Minimum Wage Be Good For The Economy and For You?

For several years there has been considerable pressure put on government to institute a national minimum wage. The Deputy President has been heading a panel on this topic and in principle government, business and the trade unions have agreed to … Continue reading

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How many days will you be working for the taxman this year?

A local think tank measures the amount of time it takes for taxpayers to pay their income taxes. In 2016, it will take until 25 May (“Tax Freedom Day”) before taxpayers can earn for themselves – in other words from … Continue reading

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