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Speech by Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaga at Tax Indaba 2017

Monday, 11 September 2017   (0 Comments)
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Author: National Treasury

Commissioner of SARS, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, Mr. Keith Engel, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to join you this morning to open the 2017 Tax Indaba.

Taxation is at the very core of democracy. It is central to the social compact between the citizenry and their government. Citizens fund democratic government by paying tax, to enable the state to provide public services.

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