SARS, Tax Ombud agree to work together to resolve taxpayer complaints

2019-04-26 16:20

The South African Revenue Service and the Tax Ombudsman on Friday signed a what they called a "historic" memorandum of understanding with a view to improving their working relationship.

Delay in refunds could've lead to inflated tax revenue, SARS inquiry hears

2018-08-24 13:08

Delays in the payment of tax refunds is in the top three reported complaints, the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into the SA Revenue Service has heard.

Tax Ombud puts questionable SARS practices in spotlight

2017-11-22 14:22

Dispute resolution and delays in refund payments by the South African Revenue Service are the two major issues picked up by the Office of the Tax Ombud, says its CEO Advocate Eric Mkhawane.

Tax ombud sees further rise in complaints

2017-08-07 21:39

There was a 5% increase in complaints to the tax ombud in the 2016/17 financial year, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has revealed in a written Parliamentary response.


Spike in complaints about SARS, reports Tax Ombud

2018-10-10 21:27

The number of complaints referred to the Tax Ombud has "grown exponentially" since the office was established in 2013, stretching resource capacity.

Questions about SARS 'deliberate' withholding of refunds

2017-11-22 20:04

Parliament's standing committee on finance has asked the Tax Ombud if SARS is deliberately withholding refunds in order to boost its collection figures.

Tax ombud slates SARS, says it must drop 'skop and donner' attitude

2017-10-17 14:41

Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe has stressed the importance of his office and has spoken out against unfair treatment of taxpayers by SARS.

Tax Ombud gets nod to investigate SARS

2017-03-20 17:44

The Tax Ombud has been granted permission to probe the South African Revenue Service over delayed refunds.

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