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.

Hain's corruption comments 'unfortunate and regrettable' - SARS

2018-01-17 07:46

The South African Revenue Service has rejected statements made by British peer Peter Hain linking it to corruption and state capture.

Makwakwa reinstated amid probes by SARS and Hawks, Parliament hears

2017-12-05 17:18

High ranking South African Revenue Service official Jonas Makwakwa returned to his post from a suspension while being investigated for tax irregularities by SARS itself, as well as the Hawks.

Moyane slams 'blatant misrepresentation of facts' over reappointment of Makwakwa

2017-11-27 21:15

SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has said the internal inquiry that led to the reinstatement of top SARS official Jonas Makwakwa was a "patently fair, unbiased and independent process".

Makwakwa investigation didn't include suspicious transactions - law firm

2017-11-09 17:05

Law firm Hogan Lovells, which conducted an investigation into top SA Revenue Service official Jonas Makwakwa, has said that it did not directly investigate transactions red flagged by the Financial Intelligence Centre.

Makwakwa back at SARS, cleared of all wrongdoing

2017-10-30 17:06

The South African Revenue Services confirmed on Monday that the suspension of its second-in-command Jonas Makwakwa has been lifted and that he will return to work on November 1.

Suspended SARS executive is 'evasive', says Lackay lawyer

2017-09-11 19:45

The legal team for Adrian Lackay believes suspended chief operating officer has been evasive in his testimony at the CCMA.


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.

UK law firm again defends its probe of top SARS official

2018-01-23 18:36

London-headquartered law firm Hogan Lovells has again said the investigation it conducted into controversial top SARS exec Jonas Makwakwa did not look at criminal wrongdoing.

British politician claims UK law firm complicit in state capture in SA

2018-01-16 07:35

UK politician and peer Peter Hain has accused law firm Hogan Lovells of being either ‘willingly gullible’ or a ‘malevolent accomplice' of SARS head Tom Moyane in its probe of Jonas Makwakwa.

Moyane questioned on handling of Makwakwa suspension

2017-11-28 18:48

The standing committee on finance has asked SARS commissioner Tom Moyane why he waited until public exposure before suspending top official Jonas Makwakwa.

Makwakwa reports: SARS places ball in Parliament's court

2017-11-22 12:35

SARS is concerned about the legal implications of releasing reports on allegations against Jonas Makwakwa and has called for a parliamentary committee to put together a team to make a final decision.

Parliament requests disciplinary report clearing SARS' Makwakwa of wrongdoing

2017-11-06 14:31

Parliament’s standing committee on finance has requested a copy of the disciplinary inquiry report on Jonas Makwakwa and Kelly-Anne Elskie, two SARS employees whose suspensions have been lifted recently.

Makwakwa set to make a comeback, SARS insiders allege

2017-10-30 13:35

SARS second-in-command Jonas Makwakwa, who has been suspended for more than a year, was expected to return to work this week, SARS insiders have alleged.

SARS keeps mum on suspended No. 2's salary and benefits

2017-09-07 18:47

Jonas Makwakwa, former second-in-command at SARS, has been earning a full salary with benefits and other provisions for close to a year since his suspension, but the monetary amount of the salary and benefits is a mystery.

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