SARS on tax deadline: It was a crazy day but our systems worked well

2018-11-01 12:51

Despite reports that the SARS IT infrastructure was on the verge of collapse, the tax agency has said it worked "exceptionally well" on Wednesday.

Mboweni: Mini budget tabled in time of slow economic growth

2018-10-24 14:46

Government is betting on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic stimulus plan and renewed investor confidence in SA to overcome weak economic growth.

Emotional Mark Kingon apologises for leadership failures at SARS

2018-10-19 10:43

The acting SARS commissioner has apologised 'unreservedly' to people the of South Africa for leadership failures at the tax service.

It's up to the boss, Kingon says on heading SARS permanently

2018-10-16 18:58

Acting SARS boss Mark Kingon told Fin24 that he was ready to serve in the position he occupies permanently, if President Cyril Ramaphosa deems it fit.

SARS needs a permanent commissioner – tax expert

2018-10-12 12:40

The delay in processes regarding the fate of suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane are not good, says a tax expert.

Sars to hit 300 000 companies with fines

2018-09-16 06:00

The SA Revenue Service, as part of a move to boost its revenue collection, is looking to nail 300 000 companies with penalties for failure to submit corporate income tax returns.

SARS looks into identifying noncompliant cryptocurrency 'miners'

2018-08-19 06:03

Acting SA Revenue Service commissioner Mark Kingon says the organisation is looking into ways of identifying cryptocurrency traders who might be dodging tax.

SARS starts publishing names of convicted tax offenders

2018-07-09 14:37

Ten taxpayers who failed to submit their tax returns have been fined and now have criminal records, the tax agency has said.

SARS kicks off tax season with charter outlining taxpayers' rights

2018-07-02 11:53

Tax Season 2018 has officially been launched, and SARS has also released its Service Charter outlining taxpayers’ rights and responsibilities as well as service standards they can expect from the agency.

Finance Minister re-appoints Kingon as SARS commissioner for 90 more days

2018-06-17 15:02

South African Revenue Service acting commissioner Mark Kingon’s time at the helm has been extended by another three months, thanks to Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene.


Kingon: SARS urgently needs stability in leadership

2018-10-25 21:14

Acting SARS Commissioner Mark Kingon has given MPs a list of issues which must be addressed in order to turn around the revenue service.

Despite VAT hike, state predicts R27.4bn revenue shortfall

2018-10-24 14:07

Despite increasing the VAT rate earlier in the year, the state is again facing a multi-billion rand revenue shortfall.

SARS acting boss Mark Kingon to testify at Nugent inquiry

2018-10-19 06:45

The acting commissioner is set to give evidence at the Nugent Inquiry into what is being done to steer the tax service out of its operational crisis.

Sack Tom Moyane from SARS, recommends Judge Robert Nugent

2018-10-16 17:39

Judge Robert Nugent recommended that President Cyril Ramaphosa replace suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane immediately.

SARS 'rogue unit': Move to remove advocate from tax board list

2018-10-01 11:03

Acting SARS commissioner Mark Kingon had apparently recommended that an advocate - who had been part of an advisory committee endorsing the existence of a "rogue unit" at revenue service - should be removed from the list of candidates for Tax Board Chairpersons.

Kingon talks tough on illicit trade, revenue collection

2018-09-10 12:33

Acting SARS Commissioner Mark Kingon has encouraged South Africans to join hands in fighting illicit trade and to be cooperative in paying their taxes for the benefit of the economy.

Soccer star Teko Modise on SARS' name and shame list

2018-07-09 15:47

Former Bafana Bafana regular Teko Modise is among those convicted for filing late tax returns, a SARS spokesperson has confirmed.

Nene: No mission more important than restoring SARS' credibility

2018-07-02 13:35

Government is working to stabilise SARS, restore its credibility and strengthen its capacity to collect R1.345trn revenue for 2018, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has said.

BRICS tax officials put heads together to curb evasion, illicit financial flows

2018-06-22 06:57

Information exchange aimed at curbing illicit financial flows and tax evasion dominated the BRICS Tax and Customs meeting.

Slow VAT collections set to improve

2018-06-10 11:40

Acting Sars commissioner Mark Kingon says the level of VAT collections is set to improve as the 2018/19 tax year proceeds because the hike in the rate of VAT has not yet reflected.

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