Does the VAT free items list benefit the poor?

PUBLISHED: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:26:14 GMT

Does South Africa need more items on the zero rated VAT list and is that the most proficient way of reducing the tax burden on the poorest households in South Africa? Lumkile Mondi, Senior Lecturer at the School of Economic and Business Science at Wits University gives CNBC Africa his take on the list.

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