Lagging collections could lead to tax hikes

2017-07-09 06:00

Worried SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane says an economy in the doldrums will hit tax revenue, while experts sound warnings that social tensions may rise as recession bites.

Gigaba ducks question on spy who worked at SARS

2017-06-15 20:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has ducked a question on why Mandisa Mokwena was able to be an employee at SARS, while also being employed as a state spy.

Former SARS spokesperson enjoyed benefits from Pillay, CCMA hears

2017-06-07 23:30

One of the reasons former SARS spokesperson Adrian Lackay left the service was because he was no longer enjoying benefits he received from former deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

SARS calls its first witness in former spokesperson’s CCMA case

2017-06-05 21:00

SARS has called its first witness in former spokesperson Adrian Lackay’s constructive dismissal case in Johannesburg.

Moyane in the dark on SARS' Makwakwa probe

2017-05-09 17:59

SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane says there's still no news on how the investigation into suspended official Jonas Makwakwa is progressing.

Lackay's CCMA case places spotlight on SARS

2017-04-18 17:01

A former SARS spokesperson has revealed a lot of what went on behind the scenes at SARS when commissioner Tom Moyane first started the job in the midst of the 'rogue unit' debacle.

Was Tom Moyane away when deputy was suspended?

2017-04-10 08:23

Was SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane out of the country when one of the biggest operational decisions at the institution was made?

I expected a relationship of mutual trust with Moyane – former SARS spokesperson

2017-04-05 14:31

SARS commissioner Tom Moyane was convinced in 2014 that his emails were being intercepted and blocked, says a former employee.

'Did you hate Moyane?' - Lackay asked in SARS CCMA case

2017-04-03 19:10

SARS commissioner Tom Moyane and suspended COO Jonas Makwakwa may be called to testify at former spokesperson Adrian Lackay’s CCMA hearing.

SARS boss Moyane: Judge Davis attacked, affronted us

2017-03-28 16:44

Judge Dennis Davis who heads up the Davis Tax Committee has attacked and affronted SARS and therefore there has been a breakdown in trust, according to Commissioner Tom Moyane.


Moyane confident SARS will reach higher tax target despite recession

2017-07-03 09:02

Despite the fact that South Africa is in a technical recession, SARS commissioner Tom Moyane says the tax revenue target is R1.265trn - higher than that of last year.

SARS group executive accuses former spokesperson of lying under oath

2017-06-08 21:28

The SARS group executive has accused former spokesperson Adrian Lackay of lying under oath during his CCMA hearing.

SARS group executive rubbishes former spokesperson's claims

2017-06-06 19:23

South African Revenue Service group executive Luther Lebelo has dismissed claims that the leaking of information to the public was never investigated.

EXCLUSIVE: Drama at SARS over R70m Gupta refund

2017-06-04 06:01

The Gupta family has received much-needed relief in the form of a R70m value-added tax (VAT) refund payment that raised serious eyebrows and concern at the SA Revenue Service.

SARS IT chief previously dismissed for misconduct

2017-04-19 13:45

Insiders at SARS say there have been questions among staff members about the appointment of the new head of IT who was previously dismissed for misconduct in Limpopo.

Two more senior managers leave SARS, DA claims

2017-04-17 11:49

The resignation of two SARS executives is further evidence of a concerning brain drain at the tax entity, with 41 senior skilled staff having now left since Tom Moyane was appointed commissioner in 2014.

Moyane’s response to rogue unit leaks 'inadequate' - former SARS spokesperson

2017-04-05 19:04

SARS commissioner Tom Moyane did little to counteract, or investigate, allegations in the media that the organisation was running a rogue unit, former spokesperson Adrian Lackay has told a CCMA hearing.

Poor economic growth dragging down tax revenue

2017-04-03 19:16

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says revenue collection has been impacted by poor economic growth.

SARS collects revenue of over R1.14trn

2017-04-03 12:34

The South African Revenue Service has collected R1.144trn for the 2016/17 financial year, according to SARS boss Tom Moyane.

Moyane lashes out at SARS critics

2017-03-28 13:39

SARS commissioner Tom Moyane has come out guns blazing against “unwarranted and unsubstantial attacks”, which he says are having a negative impact on taxpayer confidence.

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