++ Action Item:
One of CATA's core planks is the advancement of "measures to speed ICT adoption by the public and private sectors, particularly for small to mid sized (SME) businesses." Please review the details of a tax measure to increase productivity in business, part of CATA's submissions to the Minister of Finance:
MP and Community Mobilization
Please send electronically and/or print out and fax the recommendation letter and follow up with a phone call to your local MP, media and network of contacts. Please stress that an incentive for productivity growth is the kind of tax policy our businesses need to strengthen and compete internationally with technologically savvy and more productive economies.
We will be sending shortly details of a comprehensive tax and finance policy submission advancing industry interests at the provincial and federal levels.