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Maverick Citizen: Budget 2021: ‘Sugar tax’ stays sweet for the industry but Mboweni receives praise from a surprising quarter

Not a word on the health promotion levy in Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s pro-business 2021 Budget. And while the alcohol and tobacco industries bemoaned the 8% increase in the excise tax, the levy remains at just 11% – well below the World Health Organisation’s recommendation of 20%.


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