South Africa: bishops’ conference official laments tax increase
March 02, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: “It may be true that middle-class and wealthy individuals actually pay most VAT [value-added tax], but that is simply because they buy more stuff, and more expensive stuff,” said the official. “They can mostly cope with the extra percentage point. But people who have to choose between buying a cheap pair of children’s shoes and putting supper on the table will feel it deeply.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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