Pravin Gordhan hits out at SARS

2015-05-10 15:00

Minister Pravin Gordhan has finally broken his silence over the SA Revenue Service scandal, adding that he did nothing wrong when he led the institution.

Pravin Gordhan sucked into Sars saga

2015-05-03 15:51

Cooperative Governance Minister Pravin Gordhan will receive a letter this week summoning him to testify at the disciplinary hearing of suspended SA Revenue Service (Sars) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

Sars warns of e-filing tax deadlines

2013-01-23 19:29

The SA Revenue Service says that there are two important upcoming tax deadlines and relate to taxpayers making use of the electronic filing system.

Sars reeling under court judgment

2012-05-29 17:01

The South African Revenue Service has been dealt a severe blow in what could be a precedent-setting judgment by the North Gauteng High Court.

Sars mum on probe of men linked to Malema

2012-04-23 12:12

The SA Revenue Service refuses to comment on reports that businessmen linked to Julius Malema are to appear before a secret judicial inquiry for suspected tax evasion.

Gordhan: Warning for tax defaulters

2012-04-01 15:06

The government will soon implement stringent measures to clamp down on tax defaulters, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

SA's trade account in R13.5bn deficit

2012-02-29 14:16

South Africa's trade account recorded a R13.5bn deficit in January compared with a surplus of R4.7bn in December, says the South African Revenue Service.

E-filing rises as more do tax returns

2011-11-30 15:18

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says electronic filing has become easier and the number of taxpayers who submitted returns increased more than 20% this year.

SARS: More taxpayers opt for e-filing

2011-10-19 16:54

The number of South Africans filing tax returns electronically has grown more than 12 times in the past five years, says the SA Revenue Service.

DA calls for tax probe into Malema

2011-07-17 11:24

Reports that ANCYL leader Julius Malema is building a R16m mansion have prompted the DA to ask the SA Revenue Service to investigate his affairs.


Sars saga: Under-fire Pillay and Richer resign

2015-05-07 10:54

Suspended South African Revenue Service deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay and strategic planning risk group executive Peter Richer have resigned from Sars with immediate effect.

Sars records 10% revenue rise

2013-04-02 16:21

The SA Revenue Service collected 9.6% more tax last year than the year before, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

New record for taxman

2012-07-23 14:26

The SA Revenue Service has already refunded taxpayers R3.07bn, just 22 days after launching its tax filing season.

Sars: Large companies avoiding tax in SA

2012-05-08 15:26

The SA Revenue Service accuses large multinational firms of using complex transactions to illegally reduce local tax payments, costing the economy billions.

Taxman serves R10m bill on Malema

2012-04-22 14:26

Suspended ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has been served with a tax bill of more than R10m.

Zuma warns on illegal capital outflows

2012-03-15 22:00

President Jacob Zuma says those evading tax and moving money illegally out of the country will be caught and punished.

Medical scheme tax credits to go to NHI

2012-02-23 17:29

Tax credits for medical aid contributions is a first step towards taxation for the national health insurance, says Sars commissioner Oupa Magashula.

SA to host global tax forum

2011-11-10 10:55

South Africa will next year host the annual meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, which tackles fraud and corruption.

Sars: No request for Malema audit

2011-07-19 08:01

The SA Revenue Service has not received any requests for a tax audit of ANCYL leader Julius Malema, who is reportedly building a R16m mansion.

Sars sets R2 trillion target

2011-05-31 14:08

The SA Revenue Service aims to collect R2 trillion over the next three years, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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