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11 Dec 2020
South Africa lost R125.4 billion in taxes during lockdown
Regarding the hard Covid-19 lockdown earlier in the year, tax expert Johan Troskie asks: 'Did we shoot ourselves in the foot?'
File image. The statistics paint a grim picture of a tobacco and alcohol ban during the early stages of the lockdown that was not based on sound research. Picture: AFP/RODGER BOSCH