SARS: Zuma's man Tom Moyane leaves behind a broken tax man

2018-11-01 22:54

SARS started sailing too close to the wind when it started clamping down on various associates of former president Jacob Zuma, writes Pieter du Toit in this analysis of what led up to President Cyril Ramaphosa axing Tom Moyane.

Ruling expected on Tom Moyane's application to postpone disciplinary hearing

2018-10-04 15:16

Advocate Azhar Bham, chairperson of the disciplinary inquiry into suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane, is set to rule on an application for postponement brought by Moyane.

Bonang Matheba is ‘surprised’ about tax allegations – and says she respects the law

2018-09-28 10:42

The celebrity's communications team says she now has a newly-appointed audit team to help her work our her taxes – which the state says she hasn't been paying.

Bonang Matheba didn't show up in court for a tax case – now she could face an arrest warrant

2018-09-27 14:41

And she's not alone. Soapie actor Rapulana Seiphemo appeared before the Special Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday for missing tax returns dating back 2013.

Nene extends Kingon's term at SARS for another 90 days

2018-09-17 13:09

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has extended Mark Kingon's term as acting commissioner of the SA Revenue Service for another 90 days.

The 18 biggest mistakes you can make on your tax return this year

2018-07-24 07:12

Tax filing season is now open, and the SA Revenue Service (Sars) is waiting for returns. Doing your tax is painful enough – don’t compound your misery with these own goals.

SARS pulling out all stops to reverse Moyane 'near disasters' - accounting body

2018-07-16 20:21

The 'near disastrous' SARS operating model under suspended commissioner Tom Moyane has led to a "decline in tax morality and revenue collections", says the SA Institute of Professional Accountants.

Rogue unit allegations hogwash, former SARS enforcement head tells inquiry

2018-06-28 13:15

The former head of SARS enforcement Gene Ravele told the commission of inquiry into affairs at the tax agency that allegations over the so-called ‘rogue unit’ were untrue.

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.

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.


South Africans probably won’t be hit by big tax hikes next year, PricewaterhouseCoopers says

2018-10-18 15:13

Tax income has been stronger than expected.

Carrim: 'We did look at Lackay's SARS memo'

2018-10-04 14:27

It's simply not true that Parliament did not take up Adrian Lackay's concerns around the so-called "rogue unit" at Sars, writes Yunus Carrim.

Dennis Davis: Pravin Gordhan suffered 'unbelievable trauma'

2018-09-27 20:24

Public Enterprise Minister Parvin Gordhan suffered "unbelievable trauma" through the "disgraceful reporting" on the SARS 'rogue unit', says Judge Dennis Davis.

Love shopping from online international retailers like Asos and Amazon? Be careful, SARS wants to register you as an importer

2018-09-20 11:47

As a consumer you will now only be limited to three purchases before requiring an import code in order to buy any more goods internationally.

Bogus tax practitioner sentenced to direct inprisonment

2018-07-29 15:15

Tax practitioner Nosicela Ntozini was sentenced to six and a half years direct imprisonment for 159 counts of fraud and for failing to register as a tax practitioner.

SA’s top law firm reportedly sold Christo Wiese an alleged dubious deal – and Sars now wants millions back

2018-07-19 08:18

A new report details a complex deal sold to embattled tycoon Christo Wiese.

WATCH LIVE: Advocate Dali Mpofu defends Moyane at SARS Inquiry

2018-06-29 09:53

Dali Mpofu, who has come to the defence of suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane, is now on the stand at the SARS Inquiry, with Moyane expected to follow.

Culture of fear at SARS, with bugs and cameras everywhere, inquiry hears

2018-06-27 12:22

Listening devices and cameras were planted all over the SARS offices in Pretoria after Tom Moyane was appointed as commissioner in 2014, the SARS commission of inquiry heard on day two of proceedings.

Moyane lawyer slams president for failing to abide by deadlines

2018-06-12 21:27

The lawyer of suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane has written a letter to the State Attorney indicating that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers have failed to file an affidavit relating to Moyane’s disciplinary inquiry on time.


2018-05-18 12:01

SUSPENDED South African Revenue Services (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane legal team says it will head to court over technical aspect of his disciplinary inquiry.

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