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Carbon Tax

Bill Number: B46-2018Act Number: 15 of 2019
Status
Bill Status
Original Act
DateGazette NumberTitle
2019-05-2342483Act No. 15 of 2019: Carbon Tax Act, 2019
Consolidated Act
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Year of publication

2015

Publication for comment (draft bill)

Explanatory Summary

Draft Explanatory Memorandum availabe on the National Treasury website

Parliamentary Documents
DateTypeTitle
2010-12-14Discussion DocumentReducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Carbon Tax Option
2011-10-03ReplyHas the National Treasury been informed of companies in the mining industry who fear that the levying of a carbon tax may add as much as 10% to the cost structure of struggling mining companies?
2011-10-11ReplyHas the National Treasury been informed of research done by a certain company which indicated that collections from carbon tax could be as high as R82.5 billion on the assumption that the equivalent of R165 per ton of carbon dioxide can be levied?
2012-07-12ReplyHas the collection of the 2% carbon emissions tax introduced on all new passenger vehicles which produce 120mg emissions or more commenced?
2013-05-07Policy DocumentCarbon Tax Policy Paper, 2013
2013-05-07Press ReleaseCarbon Tax Policy Paper, 2013: Press Statement
2013-06-04Briefing PaperReducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Carbon Tax Policy Paper
2013-08-20Briefing PaperProposed Carbon Tax: Department Briefing
2013-08-20Briefing PaperReducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Carbon Tax Policy Paper
2013-08-20Briefing PaperEconomic Impacts of Introducing a Carbon Tax in South Africa
2013-08-20SubmissionProposed Carbon Tax: BUSA
2013-08-20SubmissionProposed Carbon Tax: Sasol
2013-08-23Briefing PaperProposed Carbon Tax: National Climate Change Response Policy
2014-03-18Committee ReportReport of the Portfolio Committee on Energy on the likely impact of Carbon Tax on energy supply in South Africa and the Southern African Development Community on 24 July 2013, dated 12 March 2014
2014-04-30Press ReleaseCarbon Offsets Paper, 2014: Press Release
2014-04-30Policy DocumentCarbon Offsets Paper, 2014
2014-07-15ReplyAre there any plans in place to ensure that small businesses are not adversely affected by the carbon tax to be implemented in 2015?
2015-06-02Briefing PaperCarbon Tax Proposals
2015-11-03Bill Explanatory SummaryDraft Explanatory Memorandum for the Carbon Tax Bill, 2015
2018-02-20Briefing PaperDraft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Treasury Briefing
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Arcelor Mittal
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: South African Iron and Steel Institute
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: ERC
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Promethium Carbon
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: BUSA
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: TBCSA
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: CAIA
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: ACMP
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: ITTCC
2018-03-15SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Deloitte
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: CPUT
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: EGSA
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Nestle
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Sasol
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: AIDC
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Sibanye-Stillwater
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: OUTA
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: SAIT
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Nampak
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: PWC
2018-03-20SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: FMF
2018-03-23SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: COSATU
2018-03-23SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: Eskom
2018-06-14Briefing PaperHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: National Treasury
2018-06-14SubmissionHearings on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2017: WWF
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: BUSA
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: ERC
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: ACRP
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: ACMP
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: CAIA
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: National Treasury
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: SAISI
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: Urban-Econ
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: Minerals Council South Africa
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: PAMSA
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: Sasol
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: SAPIA
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: NEDLAC
2018-12-05SubmissionStakeholder Workshop on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46-2018]: National Treasury Final Response
2019-02-05StatementCarbon Tax Amendment Bill [B46-2018]: Minister of Finance
2019-02-05SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Amendment Bill [B46-2018]: Nedlac
2019-02-05SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Amendment Bill [B46-2018]: ACRP
2019-02-12Briefing PaperHearings on the Carbon Tax Amendment Bill [B46-2018]: Treasury Response
2019-02-14Committee ReportReport of the Standing Committee on Finance on the Draft Report on the Carbon Tax Bill 2018, dated 3 February 2019
2019-03-12SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: CBA
2019-03-12SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: OUTA
2019-03-12SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018] and Customs and Excise Amendment Bill [B3-2019]: Sasol
2019-03-12SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018] and Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill [B4-2019]: COSATU
2019-03-12SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: Sibanye-Stillwater
2019-03-12SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: SAISI
2019-03-13SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: PwC
2019-03-13SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: CAIA
2019-03-13SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: Engen
2019-03-13SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: AMSA
2019-03-13SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: WWF
2019-03-13SubmissionHearings on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018]: AASA
2019-03-20Committee ReportReport of the Select Committee on Finance on the Carbon Tax Bill [B46B-2018], dated 19 March 2019
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
Carbon tax must bring real change in behaviour related to climate changeBusiness Day2019-07-25
Carbon tax: too little for environmentalists; too much for businessBusiness Day2019-07-18
Carbon tax way too low to curb emissions, say experts2019-06-07
Civil society concerned over South Africa's weak carbon taxBizCommunity2019-06-03
SA carbon tax law will pressure big firms to find strategies for sustainable operationsPolity.org.za2019-05-31
Carbon tax gets a cautious welcomeCape Times2019-05-27
Minerals Council calls for delay of at least five years in carbon tax implementationEngineering News2019-04-12
Get ready for carbon tax, industrial pollutersThe Citizen2019-04-04
Revised carbon tax Bill introduced to ParliamentESI Africa2019-04-02
NCOP in final dash to conclude its businessBusiness Day2019-03-28
13 Bills, including Carbon Tax, NCOP members are considering this weekEyewitness News2019-03-25
AASA: 'Carbon Tax Bill must exclude domestic aviation'Eyewitness News2019-03-12
Airlines plead for exemption from carbon taxBusiness Day2019-03-12
Treasury tables Carbon Tax BillGreen Business Guide2019-02-08
Finance committee adopts Carbon Tax BillBusiness Day2019-02-05
Carbon tax is coming, and corporates aren't preparedThe Citizen2019-01-26
The carbon tax is comingMoneyweb2019-01-24
Carbon tax will mean more trade, not less - TreasuryFin242018-12-05
Carbon Tax Bill provides for tax-free allowances of up to 95%, but concern over impact persistsPolity.org.za2018-11-22
Mboweni tables Carbon Tax BillBizcommunity2018-11-22
Parliament schedules ECA Bill public hearingsITWeb2018-11-22
Tito Mboweni introduces Carbon Tax BillBusiness Day2018-11-20
Draft regulation on carbon offsets published for public commentBusiness Day2018-11-19
Sasol says proposed carbon tax will cost it R1 billion a yearFin242018-08-20
Is Carbon Tax implementation date possible?IT-Online2018-05-19
Inability to decide on social costs shows there is no good basis for carbon taxBusiness Day2018-04-03
Energy-intensive companies oppose carbon tax planBusiness Day2018-03-16
Energy researchers applaud carbon tax, but call for simplified designMining Weekly2018-03-15
Big energy users oppose SA's proposed carbon tax lawMoneyweb2018-03-14
Energy-intensive firms say carbon tax wrong tool for reducing power emissionsPolity.org.za2018-03-14
Carbon tax is on its way to South Africa: Here's what you need to knowThe South African2018-02-21
Carbon Tax Bill enters Parliament, at lastBusiness Day2018-02-13
Uncertainty clouds carbon-tax bill despite new draftBusiness Day2018-01-11
Carbon bill drops the ball on actual taxesFin242018-01-07
Carbon tax proposal edges closer to realityFTW Online2017-12-15
Proposed carbon tax 'least-cost manner' to ensuring greenhouse-gas reduction - TreasuryMining Weekly2017-12-15
Treasury publishes second carbon tax draft billSANews.gov.za2017-12-15
New Carbon Tax Bill draft published for public commentBusiness Day2017-12-14
Carbon tax may lower growth rateBusiness Day2016-11-11
Treasury sees 33% drop in emissions by 2035Business Report2016-11-11
Carbon tax will help lower South Africa's emissions, study showsPolity.org.za2016-11-10
How the proposed carbon tax law (and offsets) will workBizcommunity2016-07-26
Carbon tax will have a negative economic impact - OutaFin242016-06-17
Could carbon tax be good for SA economy?Moneyweb2016-05-25
Carbon tax to be delayed till 2017?Green Business Guide2016-05-03
Prepare now for the Carbon Tax Bill or face hefty finesMy Newsroom2016-03-12
Carbon tax implementation likely in 2017Engineering News2016-03-11
Tax commission head urges govt to hold back on carbon taxPolity.org.za2015-11-05
Carbon Tax Bill up for public commentIT-Online2015-11-04
Carbon move won't initially affect power priceIOL2015-11-04
Chamber repeats delay call as National Treasury publishes carbon tax draftPolity.org.za2015-11-04
CoM calls for 5-year carbon tax moratoriumminingmx2015-11-04
Carbon tax would not hurt SA miners: Treasuryminingmx2015-11-03
Draft carbon tax bill published for public commentThe Sowetan2015-11-03
National Treasury forges ahead with carbon tax plansMoneyweb2015-11-03
Treasury announce draft carbon tax bill for commentGreen Business Guide2015-11-02
Carbon tax to hurt growth, socio-political stability and exacerbate unemploymentBusiness Report2015-04-16
Carbon tax on track for 2016 promulgationminingmx2015-04-08
Opinion Pieces
New carbon tax is unconstitutional, should be challengedPolity2019-07-23
Carbon tax revenues could be harnessed to help South Africa's poorThe Conversation2019-05-30
Carbon tax: a misguided call?Financial Mail2019-05-30
Will SA's carbon tax lighten the load?finweek2019-05-30
The Carbon Tax Bill will cut emissions in SA from JuneBusiness Day2019-05-17
Carbon Tax Bill: Correcting a distortionDaily Maverick2019-03-04
Carbon Tax Bill gift-wrapped for big emitters: At last, South Africa is getting a (weak) carbon taxDaily Maverick2019-02-15
How will the Carbon Tax affect mobility in South Africa?Bizcommunity2019-01-21
Revised Carbon Tax Bill: Urges closer to implementationGoLegal2019-01-11
Carbon Tax Bill, South Africa's climate change battlefieldDaily Maverick2018-12-12
Revised Carbon Tax Bill introduced to ParliamentPolity.org.za2018-11-28
Now is not the time to put regressive carbon tax in placeBusiness Day2018-10-08
How feasible is the Carbon Tax deadline?BusinessIT2018-05-22
The (Un)Certainty of Taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 Implementation Date for Carbon Tax Possible?LexisNexis2018-04-18
How SA's carbon levy is a state cash cow and not a green deedBusiness Day2018-04-10
SA's carbon tax too low to force a transition to low-emission activityBusiness Day2018-04-10
SA's Carbon Tax Bill nearly there, but not yet enough to do the jobDaily Maverick2018-03-15
Businesses should prepare now for the requirements of the pending Carbon Tax BillPolity.org.za2018-01-22
Carbon tax as proposed environmental fiscal reform measure in South AfricaLitnet2016-10-18
Is relief from planned carbon taxes and increased carbon trading opportunities on the cards?Polity.org.za2016-07-27
Where there's smoke there's fire (and carbon tax) - National Treasury releases the Draft Regulations: Carbon OffsetsPolity.org.za2016-07-25
Is carbon tax a good thing for the SA Economy?Green Business Guide2016-05-27
Reversing climate change starts at home: the South African carbon tax and the Paris AgreementPolity.org.za2016-04-21
What does the 2016 Budget mean for implementation of the carbon tax?Polity.org.za2016-03-02
Carbon tax in South AfricaSouth African Institute of Tax Professionals2015-11-23
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
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