She acknowledged the critical role played by the municipality by writing off the municipal rates
debt amounting to millions of rands so that properties can be transferred to the owners.
The interest rates are based on the "very low" municipal rates
for which districts are eligible.
And if they took the bold step to increase municipal rates
they might stop being financially dependent on the state altogether.
Sure, it means the state giving up a bit of 'sovereignty,' but it can impose municipal rates
and taxes, so it is an investment in which the state keeps on receiving.
There is valued-added-tax (VAT), customs duty, income tax, capital gains tax, company tax, municipal rates
, land registration duty, airport tax and finally--at the end--estate duty.
The tenant should budget for operating costs, municipal rates
and taxes, cleaning services and additional security costs, which are generally not provided by the landlord.
Sipping a cappuccino at a cafe, Mokhele, said he saw little return from the high taxes he paid or the municipal rates
levied on his property.
u[micro] Protect your personal information such as your ID, driver's licence, municipal rates
accounts; criminals can use this information to assume your identity and apply for bank accounts.
All municipal rates
are lower than the investor-owned utilities," Mr.
The Review thought that it would have been better located in the more affluent Tarleton Street and noted: 'In his zeal for fair play for the street in which (one of) his public houses is situated, Mr Byrne prudently ignored the question of what proportion the contributions to the municipal rates
of Christian Street bore to those of Tarleton Street.
However, probably most of the working women were street vendors and/or intermediaries in the local market, often evading taxes and selling at prices lower than municipal rates
usually controlled by local authorities.
If all interest, dividends and capital gains became tax-free, there would be as much pressure for corporate rates to decrease as for municipal rates
to go up.