Hogan Lovells did not act unprofessionally in Makwakwa report, Law Society finds

2018-11-15 06:45

Law firm Hogan Lovells SA has been found by the Law Society of the Northern Provinces of SA to not have acted unprofessionally in the work it did for Sars concerning the tax agency's chief operations officer Jonas Makwakwa.

SARS Inquiry: Makwakwa wants Nugent to subpoena witnesses and taxman

2018-08-02 18:44

The former chief of business and individual taxes at the tax agency, who resigned in mid-March, says he needs internal SARS documents to prepare for his submission to the Nugent Commission of Inquiry.

Tom Moyane a 'despot', SARS Inquiry told

2018-07-01 06:02

He was incompetent, lacked credibility, appointed cronies and took serious offence when questioned about his restructuring, says one employee.

Jonas Makwakwa takes SARS to CCMA for constructive dismissal

2018-06-29 14:36

Former SARS chief operations officer Jonas Makwakwa is taking the tax body to the CCMA for constructive dismissal, it has emerged.

Merc money was from a legitimate loan, says Makwakwa's business partner

2018-06-03 12:32

A director of a factory equipment supplier has explained how the bulk of R600 000 – which she borrowed from a friend to pursue an alleged tender scam – ended up in former top tax official Jonas Makwakwa's account.

Hogan Lovells' Makwakwa headache: 'Why we could not break SARS's privilege'

2018-05-27 20:00

As much as we wanted to, we could not break SARS's privilege, unless they permitted us to do so, writes partner at Hogan Lovells (SA) Wessel Badenhorst for Fin24 about an investigation into controversial former SARS bigwig Jonas Makwakwa.

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.

Makwakwa won’t escape criminal justice through resignation - committee

2018-03-15 11:28

If there is a case for former South African Revenue Service official Jonas Makwakwa to answer, it must be handled through the criminal justice system, says a parliamentary committee.

Hawks still probing Makwakwa for corruption, money laundering

2018-03-14 17:19

SA’s priority crime unit the Hawks will continue to investigate former SARS official Jonas Makwakwa despite his abrupt resignation form the revenue service.

SARS given one-week ultimatum to release KPMG, Makwakwa reports

2018-03-13 13:20

SARS commissioner Tom Moyane says beleaguered official Jonas Makwakwa has approved the release of two reports in SARS' possession as well as his personal tax information to Parliament’s standing committee on finance.


Moyane, Makwakwa boycott Sars inquiry

2018-08-26 06:33

Accused of breaking the revenue service in an attempt to fix a problem that did not exist, the pair may succeed in dodging a bullet as ‘no one will be forced’ to talk.

SARS Inquiry: Nugent warns Makwakwa to 'desist from threatening action' against witnesses

2018-07-26 07:55

Jonas Makwakwa's lawyer says her client has instructed her to open perjury cases and defamation claims against witnesses if they do not provide evidence to support their allegations.

'It is my obligation to share the untold truth' - Makwakwa wants to testify before SARS inquiry

2018-06-30 14:22

Former acting SARS COO Jonas Makwakwa says he wants to testify before the commission of inquiry into the tax body because he watched "lies being told to the innocent citizens of our country".

SARS Inquiry hears how Jonas Makwakwa tried to meddle in VIP taxpayer affairs

2018-06-28 15:24

Disgraced former SARS chief operations officer Jonas Makwakwa actively tried to interfere with the tax matters of high-profile or VIP taxpayers, despite the objections of other tax officials.

Dept of Water and Sanitation: We had nothing to do with Makwakwa's Merc money

2018-05-29 17:27

The Department of Water and Sanitation has denied any involvement in transactions relating to former SARS chief executive for business and individual tax, Jonas Makwakwa.

Hogan Lovells report lifts veil on Makwakwa's Mercedes Benz money trail

2018-05-24 16:55

The report shows that a money trail consisting of nine transfers between seven companies ended with a payment of R200 000 to Makwakwa, who used it to pay towards a Mercedes Benz for his partner.

SA Revenue Service boss Tom Moyane suspended

2018-03-20 01:15

In a late-night statement the Presidency announced that the tax agency's head had been suspended with 'immediate effect' pending the institution of disciplinary proceedings.

SARS wastes no time replacing Makwakwa

2018-03-14 19:38

The SA Revenue Service has wasted no time in finding a replacement for former chief officer of business and individual tax Jonas Makwakwa with Mark Kingon.

FULL STATEMENT: Moyane announces Makwakwa's exit at SARS

2018-03-14 16:13

SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane has announced that the taxman's chief officer for business and individual tax, Jonas Makwakwa, has quit with immediate effect.

SARS must take some blame for revenue shortfall - Treasury

2018-03-02 12:59

The tax revenue gap is not only due to the poor economic cycle as SARS has asserted, but also due to administration and governance issues at the tax authority, says Treasury.

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