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“Is a wealth tax a sensible option to reduce inequality and promote growth in South Africa?”
On the occasion of the visit to South Africa of French economist Thomas Piketty to deliver the Nelson Mandela Memorial lecture, it is pertinent once again to raise the question about whether or not part of the solution to South Africa's social and economic problems might not lie in the introduction of a form of wealth tax.Whilst Piketty's focus in his seminal book "Capital in the 21st century" devotes much of his time to tracking developments relating to rising inequality over the past three centuries, one of the important conclusions he draws, which he suggests is relevant to the South African economy, is the concept of introducing an annual wealth tax. Please login to access full article.
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