Emotional Mark Kingon apologises for leadership failures at SARS

2018-10-19 10:43

The acting SARS commissioner has apologised 'unreservedly' to people the of South Africa for leadership failures at the tax service.

Ramaphosa's inaction over Moyane a mystery

2018-10-19 05:00

The urgency of the matter and the core role played by SARS compels decisive action. And the absence thereof, indeed the existence of the opposite, is inexplicable, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Moody's: SA's low growth, ineffective SARS affecting tax collections

2018-10-18 17:07

Ratings agency Moody's has assessed SA's fiscal strength to be moderate as Treasury has been able to keep spending below the expenditure ceiling.

SARS admits it may have 'thrown out the book' with Bain, Gartner contracts

2018-10-17 21:56

The South African Revenue Services's Chief Financial Officer, Johnstone Makhubu conceded on Wednesday that its procurement division may have "thrown out the book" in its awarding of multi-million rand contracts to Bain and Gartner.

'Institutional chaos', budget cuts as SARS battles to 'keep the lights on', Inquiry hears

2018-10-17 14:46

The Chief Officer of SARS Digital & IT has painted a picture of an organisation struggling with ageing technological infrastructure that poses a risk to revenue collection.

'Protect me from yourself' - SARS IT head's bizarre TV interview goes viral

2018-10-17 11:15

Her testimony on Wednesday morning at the Nugent inquiry also raised eyebrows.

Halting IT modernisation took SARS backwards, Nugent Inquiry hears

2018-10-16 14:11

The Nugent Commission of Inquiry has sought to understand why the modernisation of the the tax agency's IT system was halted.

R3m fuel fraud: Former police officer, SARS officials granted bail

2018-10-15 22:20

A former police officer and two SARS officials accused of R3m fuel fraud have been granted bail by the Lehurutshe Magistrate's Court in the North West.

Sunday Times to return awards, prize money for discredited reports

2018-10-14 12:38

The Sunday Times has apologised and announced that it will return all awards and prize money received for now discredited reports on the Cato Manor 'death squad', the SARS 'rogue unit' and Zimbabwean extraditions.

Mboweni to save bold moves for Feb budget - tax analysts

2018-10-12 06:46

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will likely stick to the script laid out by his predecessor, Nhlanhla Nene, when he delivers the mini budget later in October.


SARS acting boss Mark Kingon to testify at Nugent inquiry

2018-10-19 06:45

The acting commissioner is set to give evidence at the Nugent Inquiry into what is being done to steer the tax service out of its operational crisis.

Gupta VAT refunds: SARS head of legal Refiloe Mokoena suspended

2018-10-18 17:37

The South African Revenue Service has suspended its head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena.

'Nothing provisional' about damning SARS interim report - Nugent

2018-10-18 13:27

Judge Robert Nugent, heading a commission of inquiry into tax administration and governance at the South Africa Revenue Service, has for the first time spoken out about the interim report he produced.

SARS on Nugent: eFiling system not on verge of collapse

2018-10-17 16:09

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has dismissed any perception that its eFiling system is on the verge of collapse, saying the system was stable and "performing well within specification".

READ: Damning Nugent report into 'reckless mismanagement' at SARS

2018-10-17 12:49

Read the full report by Judge Robert Nugent on the commission of inquiry into tax administration and governance at SARS.

Sack Tom Moyane from SARS, recommends Judge Robert Nugent

2018-10-16 17:39

Judge Robert Nugent recommended that President Cyril Ramaphosa replace suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane immediately.

Exposing the puppet masters behind the Sunday Times scandal

2018-10-16 12:11

We need to expose the hidden hand that played Stephan Hofstatter and his colleagues at the Sunday Times. This was not just sloppy reporting. This was manufactured journalism meant to disinform, writes Jacques Pauw.

SARS Inquiry resumes amid looming Constitutional Court bid

2018-10-15 13:15

The Nugent Commission of Inquiry into SARS resumed on Monday, despite a brewing Constitutional Court bid by suspended tax boss Tom Moyane to have it halted.

SARS needs a permanent commissioner – tax expert

2018-10-12 12:40

The delay in processes regarding the fate of suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane are not good, says a tax expert.

It's time to start rebuilding the criminal justice system

2018-10-11 15:14

Over the past fortnight, it has seemed as though the pendulum within the criminal justice system has begun to swing back, writes Mandy Wiener.

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