Bonang pays SARS undisclosed amount, tax evasion case struck from court roll

2018-11-27 13:05

The tax evasion case of TV personality and businesswoman Bonang Matheba was struck off the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court roll in Johannesburg on Tuesday after she paid the tax man an undisclosed amount.

Matheba briefly appeared before the court and signed an affidavit in which she admitted that she did not file her personal tax returns from 2008 to 2017.

She also admitted to not filing company tax returns between 2014 and 2017.

The matter was removed from the roll after Matheba paid the South African Revenue Service an undisclosed amount and submitted proof of payment to the court.

The tax evasion case of TV personality and businesswoman #BonangMatheba has been struck off the roll. She has paid her outstanding tax. (@PelaneM)

Her admission of guilt came with a R30 000 fine - R22 000 paid in her personal capacity and the remaining R8 000 paid by her company.

Matheba's manager, Dan Phillips, said the businesswoman was happy that the matter had been concluded. He reiterated that she was a law-abiding citizen.

"She has complied, and she is glad that this is now a thing of the past, and will look now to other things, Phillips told journalists outside the court.

National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Phidi Mjonondwane previously warned that nobody was above the law, and all those who needed to pay tax, including high-profile people, would not be spared.

READ: Bonang Matheba's team confident her tax issues will be resolved before next court appearance

Meanwhile, renowned actor Rapulana Seiphemo is also expected to return to the same court on Wednesday for five charges of tax evasion.

It's alleged Seiphemo failed to submit income tax returns between 2013 and 2017.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    sars  |  bonang matheba  |  johannesburg
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

HSE Manager

Cape Town
Tumaini Consulting
R550 000.00 - R650 000.00 Per Year

SQL Reporter

Cape Town
Communicate Cape Town IT
R10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month

Reporting Accountant

Cape Town
Network Finance Professional / Prudential
R310 000.00 - R360 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.