Ringo has 2 months to settle tax bill

2014-11-14 16:55

Singer Ringo Madlingozi has until the end of January to settle his tax debt, says the SA Revenue Services (Sars).

He was convicted of 28 counts of tax fraud by the Johannesburg Regional Court last month, said Sars deputy spokesperson Marika Muller.

His R4000 fine on each count was wholly suspended for five years on condition that he not be convicted of the same offences in that time, said Muller today.

The musician failed to make his workers’ Pay As You Earn contributions to Sars even though he had been deducting it from their salaries since 1999.

Sars took the matter to court in November last year.

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