Division of Revenue Bill [B3-2020]: Final Mandates & Committee Report
27 May 2020
Mr W Aucamp (DA; NC) said the provincial legislature conferred the delegation the mandate to vote in favour of the Bill, taking into consideration its position on the equitable share formula. The province’s position was that the review of the formula should accommodate the complexities of predominantly rural provinces ...
Division of Revenue Bill [B3-2020]: Negotiating Mandates
20 May 2020
Mr W Aucamp (DA, Northern Cape) said the provincial legislature votes in favour of the Bill.
National Treasury & SARS 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans; with Minister & Deputy Minister
5 May 2020
Mr S Aucamp (DA) referred to SARS employees having to work from home due to the pandemic. He asked if security considerations had been sorted out. The public needs that assurance. Generating as much tax revenue as possible is of utmost importance. However, he could not understand why e-commerce is ...
Fiscal Implication of COVID-19 & intervention by government to stimulate the economy: National Treasury briefing; with Minister & Deputy
30 Apr 2020
Mr W Aucamp (DA, Northern Cape) asked for more information about the funds to be availed to small businesses. There was a huge difference between theory and practice. The way in which government plans to implement its proposals might be fraught with challenges. Race-based criteria will be detrimental to meeting ...
2020 Fiscal Framework and Revenue Proposals: public hearings
4 Mar 2020
Mr W Aucamp (DA) said no one wanted to see workers being exploited. However, there was now a need to protect taxpayers from exploitation. While many civil servants deserve their pay, there were many who were overpaid. The present administration should not be held to a multi-year wage agreement signed ...
Provincial Conditional Grants’ 2019/20 Quarter 3 performance: National Treasury briefing
19 Feb 2020
Mr S Aucamp (DA) said the Northern Cape has been declared a drought disaster area. It is common knowledge that there is some money for drought relief. The government has given R300 billion of which R215 million went to municipalities for equipping boreholes and only R85 million went to farmers ...
Economic Performance and Outlook: South African Reserve Bank briefing
18 Feb 2020
Mr W Aucamp (DA, Northern Cape) said too little was being done to create economic growth. The SARB, as the protector of the country’s financial stability, should tell the government that issues such as expropriation of land without compensation, and calls for the nationalisation of the SARB, were threats ...
Development Bank of Southern Africa 2018/19 Annual Report
4 Feb 2020
Mr S Aucamp (DA, Northern Cape) said there were instances where bail-outs for state owned enterprises (SOEs) had jeopardised the delivery of infrastructure to people on the ground. DBSA said its core mandate was the delivery of developmental infrastructure, yet it had provided R3.5 billion to SAA -- “a failing ...
Division of Revenue Amendment Bill [B15-2019]: Final Mandates & Committee Report
26 Nov 2019
The Chairperson welcomed Members and officials from Parliament and the National Treasury. She noted apologies from Mr Y Carrim (ANC, KwaZulu-Natal), Mr Z Mkiva (ANC, Eastern Cape) and Mr S Aucamp (DA, Northern Cape). She said Mr Carrim and Mr Mkiva were being represented at the meeting by Ms L ...
Division of Revenue Amendment Bill [B15-2019]: Salga briefing & public hearings
15 Nov 2019
Mr S Aucamp (DA, Northern Cape) commented that SALGA’s presentation painted a bleak picture. The municipal level of government was where services were delivered to households. Bad management meant that they were failing the people, and there were no clear plans for a turnaround strategy.