In many respects, President Jacob Zuma's free higher education proposal in South Africa is the worst kind of populism.
Shareholders appear to achieve greater returns from corporations which are less aggressive tax planners and pay a greater percentage of tax, according to a new pilot study.
Accounts and other tax professionals might face some awkward conflicts of interest thanks to the federal government's proposed whistleblower laws.
A new survey shows economic studies frequently report effects to be much larger than they actually are, leading to inflated claims about policy effectiveness and public benefit.
Far from dispelling the notion among Americans that the system is 'rigged' against them, Republican tax plans are more likely to make matters worse.
Academics deliver their verdict on Philip Hammond.
Alternative scenarios for tertiary funding in South Africa are set out in a completely separate report from the Davis Tax Committee drawing from work done by the higher education department.
BHP has distanced itself from moves to strip environment groups of their tax deductibility status. Why does the Big Australian see value in defending them?
From ‘holiday isle’ to ‘tax haven’: the Isle of Man is no paradise for locals.
The morality of tax avoidance becomes problematic when it is aggressively pursued through creative schemes.
Rock has long railed against The Man, but problems with the taxman highlight its internal contradictions.
The Republican tax plan would ultimately make the current system less progressive while reducing the overall burden, two things research shows make countries less happy.
South Africa's finance minister Malusi Gigaba failed to impress when presenting the eagerly awaited 2017 medium term budget.
South Africa waits with bated breath for the 2017 medium term budget policy statement from new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, as it might reveal key signals of where economic policy is headed.
Amazon has a reputation for avoiding tax overseas, and early indicators are that this trend will continue in Australia
President Trump recently released his tax plan, but he's also said he wants to stimulate the economy with infrastructure spending. Is one more effective than the other at boosting growth?
President Trump released details of his tax plan, which would essentially benefit the wealthiest Americans by repealing the estate tax and other changes at the expense of the middle class.
The administration wants to cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities, which is likely to lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
KPMG South Africa sets a potential example of how shareholders can attack the soft underbelly of private sector state capture enablers.
To fight against obesity, a huge issue in Asia, governments must promote lifestyle changes through education and improve access to healthy foods.