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[WATCH] Eusebius commends ANC's Carrim for his honesty about VAT reservations

22 February 2018 1:37 PM
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#2018Budget

ANC's Yunus Carim says an increase on VAT was not desirable and it is regressive.

Eusebius McKaiser has commended Parliament's chairperson for the Standing Committee on Finance for what he calls 'incredible honesty'.

On the Eusebius McKaiser Show, Carim reacted to the budget speech and said the VAT increase was not desirable.

While we have strong reservations on VAT, we want to know what other things can be done to secure other revenue through wasteful irregular and corrupt activities being drastically being reduced.

Yunus Carim, Parliament Standing Committee on Finance chair

We can't fold our arms and criticise government, partly we are where we are because we as parliament have not fully fulfilled the role that's defined for us in the Constitution, the law and the rules of Parliament.

Yunus Carim, Parliament Standing Committee on Finance chair

We must take some responsibility for this even if the primary responsibility resides with government.

Yunus Carim, Parliament Standing Committee on Finance chair

Watch the full conversation below.


22 February 2018 1:37 PM
Tags:
ANC
VAT increase
#2018Budget

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