The Public Protector will have to pay 15% of SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter's legal costs out of her own pocket.
SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter said the coronavirus has taken various institutions by surprise, but that health and safety could not be taken lightly.
As South Africa confirmed its third case of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday, the revenue receiver says wants to "reassure" taxpayers that it's on top of things as far as controlling imports is concerned and that its customs and excise operations will continue as normal.
Changes to the South African tax law relating to so-called "expat tax" will only impact those who are regarded as SA tax residents as defined by the Income Tax Act.
Tax crime is not a victimless crime, says SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter.
Amendments to SA's tax law mean SA tax residents working abroad will only be exempt from paying tax on the first R1 million they earn abroad.
Two brothers convicted of defrauding the South African Revenue Services 11 years ago are each sentenced to 10 years in jail.
Freedom Under Law (FUL) has welcomed the withdrawal of charges against three former senior SARS officials, who were accused of being involved in the so-called rogue unit, adding it is good news for the country and rule of law.
SARS' unit that tackles illicit financial flows has recovered R2.6bn in taxes since April 2019.
While government made progress in some areas this year, it was not without any blunders either. We take a look at how government tried to take two steps forward, but then one step back.
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says the tax authority includes illicit financial flows among its projects aimed at combating the illicit economy.
SARS has brought an application to intervene and oppose a court bid by Jared Watson, nephew of late Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson, to have some of the Bosasa companies placed under business rescue.
The Public Protector and the revenue service have been engaged in a court battle over the former president's tax records.
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter is satisfied after judgment was handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissing an application for leave to appeal by businessman Mark Lifman relating to his tax case against the service.
The South African Revenue Service is in the process of reviewing its procurement processes and cancelling contracts that are not serving the institution, as part of the process of rebuilding its structures.
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says there is no legal proof that former president Jacob Zuma supports Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's subpoena for his tax records.
"You are free to go." These were the words of Acting Judge Anthony Millar as charges were officially withdrawn against three former senior SARS officials in the so-called "rogue unit" saga.
Charges against three former senior South African Revenue Service officials accused of involvement in the so-called rogue unit have been withdrawn.
In the statement, Tobacco Institute of South Africa said its member companies opted to used their resources for their own individual strategic goals and, as such, the institute would be closing its doors.
While Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane weathered many a storm in 2019, there are dark clouds on the horizon for 2020.
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