Response to MTBPS 2018
A R20 saving on VAT by zero-rating cake flour and sanitary pads is not enough to protect millions of South African households from a deepening food affordability crisis. In the face of the scale, depth and negative consequences of the food affordability crisis facing millions of South African households the measures proposed in the MTBPS 2018 are staggering. We see no urgent or substantial measures announced to protect millions of South Africans from a deepening affordability crisis. Read more..