Trade union federation Cosatu has called for tax increases, some targeting the wealthy, and says this will go a long way towards fixing SA’s perilous public finances.

Cosatu, an ANC alliance partner, which put its weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa’s bid to head the governing party and the government, said it believes that the state can increase revenue and provide more resources in support of economic stimulus, job creation and developmental objectives by increasing company and capital-gains taxes, among others...

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