Get the blow-by-blow Budget Speech action all on one page, as the budget is being announced!

Today, on Budget Speech Day
On budget day, 26 February 2014, you will be able to follow us for all the Budget Speech updates as it happens, real-time. We’ll give you blow-by-blow Budget Speech updates, including the most popular conversations around the Budget Speech, most popular words and key phrases that are searched for on Google on the day and you can view all the live tweets relating to the Budget Speech announcement on 26 February. Go to

But that’s not the only way Sage Pastel Payroll & HR will help you to make sense of this year’s Budget Speech. As Minister Gordhan is delivering his speech, you can follow us on Twitter or Facebook for live tweets and posts.

Get your free business tools the day after the Budget Speech
As the Minister is wrapping up his speech, our tax wizards will be working to create a range of content that will help you understand what the Budget means for you as a tax payer and as a business owner. The Sage Pastel Payroll & HR website, will feature the Budget Speech transcripts, supporting documents and a handy Tax Guide for the 2014/2015 tax year. There will also be a free updated salary tax calculator where you can enter your salary, relevant allowances and contributions to see whether you’ll pay more or less tax in the new tax year. You are able to download a free online travel logbook that is SARS compliant and that allows you to keep track of your travel claims throughout the year and view a summary at the end of the tax year. All you need to do is simply enter your kilometers travelled, destination details and rate of reimbursement, easy! All of this will be ready the day after the Budget Speech, 27 February. Diarise to visit our website the day after the Budget Speech to make use of all the free business tools!

Win R10,000!
R10,000 is up for grabs as Sage Pastel Payroll & HR helps SA prepare for the new tax year. We’re creating South Africa’s first-ever live infographic and you can win R10,000 by helping to build it. To participate, simply answer 10 easy questions on the website and then watch as our infographic grows and changes as more South Africans take part. Everyone who answers the questions will be entered into the competition. To enter, go to

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