Carbon tax will not be implemented if not ready – Treasury official

Engineering News – ONLINE

18 June 2013

South Africa’s National Treasury is still aiming to institute a carbon tax on January 1, 2015, but chief director for economic and tax analysis Cecil Morden reports that government will only move ahead should it feel that the tax is ready for implementation.

Confronted at a National Business Initiative (NBI) workshop on Tuesday by a barrage of questions relating to what was described as insufficient detail in the latest Carbon Tax Policy Paper, released in May, Morden said that more clarity would be provided in draft legislation.  Read more


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