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An attractive tax structure could help informal businesses regularise their operations. | 30/09/2020

Further tax incentives could stoke demand.

The coronavirus is putting a strain on revenue flows and further reviews on income tax could help stoke demand, experts have observed....

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30 September 2020

Further tax incentives could stoke demand

The coronavirus is putting a strain on revenue flows and further reviews on income tax could help stoke demand, experts have observed.

22 September 2020

Stability of prices brings relief

Prices of basic commodities are stabilising and marginally decreasing on selected items, arresting the volatility and speculative behaviour which characterised the market before the introduction of the foreign exchange auction system in June.

22 September 2020

Outrage over steep hike in shop licence fees

Operating a business in Harare is now a nightmare after the MDC-Alliance dominated council this week hiked shop licence fees 300-fold, as the council tries to convert a user service fee into a money spinner.

16 September 2020

Retailers applaud extension of business hours

RETAILERS have welcomed the extension of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown business operating hours saying the move buttresses the gradual re-opening of the economy.

13 September 2020

Production spurs price stabilisation: Experts

INCREASED production in the manufacturing sector will further consolidate price stability in the market while stimulating economic growth, experts have said.

13 September 2020

Create An Environment That Enables The Informal Sector To Thrive & Formalise Their Businesses – Eddie Cross

While speaking at an online conference on the role of taxation to economic development during the pandemic attended by economists, economist and member of the RBZ’s Monetary Policy ...

09 September 2020

Stabilisation measures to bolster consumer spending – retailers

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR), says it expects consumer spending power to start picking up on the back of economic stabilisation strategies being implemented by the Government as it emerged the prices of fuel sold in foreign currency has started coming down.

09 September 2020

Good tidings for consumers as spending power ticks up

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR), says it expects consumer spending power to start picking up on the back of economic stabilisation strategies being implemented by Government as it emerged the prices of fuel sold in foreign currency has started coming down.

07 September 2020

Ray of hope for ordinary people … as Zimbabwe dollar, prices of basic goods remain stable

THERE is a glimmer of hope among long-suffering Zimbabweans that the stabilising cost of basic consumer goods in the country will soon lead to more prices coming down on the back of the continuing good performance of the Zimbabwe dollar against major currencies.

04 September 2020

Zimbabwe: Retailers Reel Under Diminished Demand

RETAIL outlets and corporates are reeling from a major reduction in sales volumes with some facing closure as a result of shrinking disposable income due to a weakened local currency and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic amid a deepening economic recession.

01 September 2020

Constrained second-hand clothing trading bolsters established firms

FORMAL market clothing retailers are taking advantage of the constrained second-hand clothing trading under Covid-19 restrictions to re-claim a larger market share.

30 August 2020

Stalemate for traders, customers

“I want my change, not sweets. I can use it to buy essentials like tomatoes and onions at the vegetable market. What you guys are doing is unfair,” fumed Mai Panashe in a supermarket last week.

26 August 2020

Govt Orders Shops To Display Dual Prices At The Official Rate

The Government has warned businesses against not displaying both the US dollar and Zimbabwe dollar prices given that fiscal authorities have directed them to adopt a dual pricing system.

22 September 2020

Extension of business hours will increase productivity

INDUSTRY and employers have lauded the Government’s decision to extend business hours to 4.30pm, saying the new development will increase productivity, capacity utilisation and positively impact on income for workers.

20 August 2020

Traders in forex tax fraud

MOST businesses selling goods and services in US dollars are receipting the money in Zimbabwean dollars, opening themselves to potential charges of tax fraud. The Government recently authorised the pricing of goods and services in both local currency and the US dollar, but using the ruling auction rate for the conversions.

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