publication . Article . 2017

COMPARINGTHE TREND BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT SPENDINGAND THE INCREASE INTAX REVENUE FOR THECOUNTRY’S TAXPAYERS

Lerike Jacobs; Anneke Maré Moolman;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: International Journal of Economics and Finance Studies (issn: 1309-8055, eissn: 1309-8055, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Social Sciences Research Society
Abstract
Adam Smithprovidesguidance through the four Canons of Taxation to assistgovernmenttodesign a good tax system based on a set of principles. These principles are being appliedthroughout the world, as well as in South Africa. However, the South Africangovernmenthasbeen challenged to reduce income inequality and promote growth. This has led to an increase ingovernmentspending.Although literature provides information about governmental spending, spending patterns have notbeen investigated. Therefore, this study followed a partially mixed sequential dominant statusdesign by investigating actual versus budgeted governmental tax revenue and spending, as well asthe relat...
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free text keywords: Finance, HG1-9999, Economics as a science, HB71-74

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