NHI cost – first question

So the NHI is predicted to cost R125bn in 2012 rising to R214bn by 2020. I need to dig into this more, but I researched on StatsSA website: 2009 personal income tax raised as R154bn. This excludes SITE, but still asks a very specific question about affordability.

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