SARS, NPA to go after taxpayers with outstanding returns

2018-04-16 15:42

SARS has embarked on a new initiative with the National Prosecuting Authority to prosecute non-compliant taxpayers who have failed to submit returns.

Manuel: I am no suspect in SARS spy case

2018-04-12 21:14

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel sets the record straight on his statement relating to the trial of former SARS employees accused of spying on the NPA.

Former SARS officials accused of spying on Scorpions

2018-04-09 19:16

The State's charge sheet against three former SARS officials, alleges that the accused monitored, recorded and transcribed conversations from the former Scorpions.

Declare cryptocurrencies on your tax returns, says SARS

2018-04-09 11:52

The tax agency says South Africans who own cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin need to declare gains or losses on their annual tax returns.

A difference of style

2018-04-08 06:00

The release of the preliminary tax revenue for 2017/18 in Pretoria on Tuesday couldn’t have been more different to what it was last year, under former finance minister Malusi Gigaba and now-suspended SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane.

SARS 'rogue unit' execs' urgent application dropped following agreement with NPA

2018-04-04 08:52

An urgent application brought by three former SARS executives to stay prosecution against them on charges of corruption has been dropped after they reached an agreement with the NPA.

SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7bn

2018-04-03 13:01

The taxman collected R1.216trn in revenue for the 2017/18 financial year - R0.7bn or 0.06% lower than National Treasury's revenue target of R1.217trn.

From Gordhan to Kingon: The Battle for SARS

2018-03-31 09:00

In the space of a decade the South African Revenue Service has gone from one of government’s best-run institutions, to having its officials accused of aiding individuals involved in white collar crime.

SCA dismisses Gigaba's appeal against Oppenheimers' VIP terminal

2018-03-28 15:54

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's application for leave to appeal a judgment that a company owned by the Oppenheimer family operate a private VIP terminal at OR Tambo International Airport has been dismissed with costs.

Suspension of Tom Moyane 'long overdue' - BLSA head Bonang Mohale

2018-03-22 14:51

The chief executive of Business Leadership SA says disciplinary proceedings against the suspended head of SARS must be prioritised.


Bakgatla transaction allegedly under SARS probe

2018-04-15 06:00

The Bakgatla Ba Kgafela Tribal Authority is allegedly facing a probe by the SA Revenue Service related to tax evasion involving one of its multimillion-rand deals.

Businesses fuming over 'unilateral' duties hike

2018-04-12 17:39

A duties increase on trade goods signed off under former minister of finance Malusi Gigaba has captains of local industry seeing red over the costs it will add to their business operations.

Gerrie Nel, Trevor Manuel, Vusi Pikoli are State witnesses in SARS 'rogue unit' case

2018-04-09 15:04

The list of witnesses the State will be drawing on in their case against a trio of ex-SARS officials is throwing up names well known during the trial of former police commissioner Jackie Selebi as well as beleaguered SARS executives Tom Moyane and Jonas Makwakwa.

SARS hoping for higher growth to boost collections

2018-04-08 06:00

Service is in talks with the justice cluster regarding improved tax-related enforcement.

SARS 'rogue unit' officials to appear in court, after withdrawing urgent application

2018-04-04 12:06

Three former SA Revenue Service executives will soon make their first appearance in a criminal court on charges of corruption, after they withdrew an urgent application seeking a stay of prosecution.

Ramaphosa dealing with Moyane suspension: Nene

2018-04-03 15:19

The finance minister says President Cyril Ramaphosa is dealing with the suspension of former SARS boss Tom Moyane, who left the agency under a cloud last month.

SARS accuses Guptas of lying

2018-04-01 08:31

The SA Revenue Service wrongly paid a R70m VAT refund to a third party after Gupta-owned Oakbay falsely said it had no bank accounts left in SA.

Did SARS Gupta VAT refund break financial law?

2018-03-29 07:19

The pay agent company who received the Gupta VAT payout by the SA Revenue Service was not registered with the Payment Association of South Africa, which means the transaction may have broken financial laws.

New SARS boss worried about key target

2018-03-25 09:30

The last time government managed to increase tax revenue by 10% was in 2014, but there are signs of recovery.

SARS woes bode ill for good governance

2018-03-21 11:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s blistering letter suspending SARS boss Tom Moyane showed an attempt by the state to salvage the integrity of the key institution that has been plagued by poor governance.

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