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Paulina French

Show BioHide BioPaulina is a Chartered Accountant who spent a number of years working for an international auditing firm and with a major retail bank. She is married with two daughters. On the birth of her second daughter she left the corporate world and became a full-time mom. She spent a few years doing some consulting work and previously worked at the Jesuit Institute.

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Zeroing in on VAT

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There has been much talk of zero-rated VAT following the unprecedented increase to 15% earlier this year, just as Nhlanhla Nene the now ex-Minister of Finance took to the helm of the national coffers. Paulina French has been following the complex and technical... More »

Taxation: A time for balance

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In April 2018 the Davis Tax Commission released its report. The Commission was implemented by former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan. Tax – and wealth tax particulalry – is a complex issue. However, at the very heart of tax issues is the question Paulina F... More »

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