Committee Report on 2019 Revised Fiscal Framework and Revenue Proposals (MTBPS)
12 Nov 2019
The Committees accepted a suggestion by Dr D George (DA) that there should be a separate point on the need for the Treasury to take the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) more seriously.
SARS on progress in implementing recommendations relating to Nugent Commission of Enquiry Report
17 Sep 2019
Dr D George (DA) said the Nugent Commission report “reads like a horror story.” However, it was pleasing that progress was being made in rebuilding SARS. Referring to executive bonuses, he asked what the executive was doing when SARS was “falling over.”
South African Reserve Bank & Prudential Authority on 2018/19 Annual Reports
11 Sep 2019
Dr D George (DA) noted that the economy was very weak currently, and there were many reasons for this. As an independent and important institution in the economic space, has SARB engaged government about the economic challenges? What was the SARB’s views about government policy and its impact on ...
TLAB, TALAB, Rates Bill & Income Tax Amendment Bill: public hearings
10 Sep 2019
Dr D George (DA) said the impact of the Section12J impact had not been fully felt in the economy because it had not been there for very long. He asked whether any research had been done on this.
Steinhoff Investigation update
4 Sep 2019
Dr D George (DA) stated that he was new to the matter but what did seem clear was that there had been a corporate governance failure of spectacular proportions and no one had been held to account and that had had an impact on the GEPF and other pension funds ...
National Treasury & SARS on TLAB, TALAB, Rates Bill & Income Tax Amendment Bill
3 Sep 2019
Dr D George (DA) said that page 23 of the presentation showed no increases in medical tax credits to assist the funding of the National Health Insurance (NHI). Had Treasury factored in the cost of the NHI incoming legislation?
National Treasury budget: Committee Report
9 Jul 2019
Dr D George (DA) explains the question Mr Shivambu is interested in was one he asked in the previous meeting that these minutes were based on. The Members question was in fact replied to. The gist of the question on the funding of the rogue unit was derived from statements ...
National Treasury & SARS 2019/20 Annual Performance Plans
4 Jul 2019
Dr D George (DA) asked if there had been consequences for anyone for the reputational damage suffered by SARS. He asked what active steps were being taken to curb the country’s upward debt spiral. He asked what reason the Treasury had to believe that ongoing problems at state owned ...
Division of Revenue Bill: final mandates; Public Audit Excess Fee Bill: adoption; Committee Report on Eastern Cape ECD Grant; Legacy Report
27 Mar 2019
Dr D George (DA, Western Cape) stated that the Western Cape legislature did not support the Bill.
Financial Matters Amendment Bill: adoption; Money Bills Amendment Procedure Bill: meeting with Gauteng Legislature; Legacy Report
27 Mar 2019
The Chairperson put to the Members the minutes of 26 March 2019. Mr Essack and Dr D George (DA, Western Cape) moved the adoption.