SA-TIED Working Paper informs debate on taxes and grants in South Africa

July 2019

Another working paper from the SA-TIED programme has been the subject of a Financial Mail feature. The full coverage is available online as 'SAs VAT hike under scrutiny' with the byline, "New research suggests SA should scrap the zero-rating of VAT items and introduce a new social grant which would benefit those who fall outside the welfare net.'

Read the full text on Business Live here.

Download SA-TIED Working Paper #30 — Modelling value-added tax in South Africa: assessing the distributional impact of the recent increase in the VAT rate and options for redress