Over 2 100 complain to tax ombud in last financial year

2017-09-11 09:56

Complaints to the tax ombudsman spiked from 156 to 2 133 in a two-year period, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said in a written parliamentary reply.

SARS system behind delay in tax refunds, ombud finds

2017-09-04 14:55

Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe has found that the system of the South African Revenue Service is behind the delayed payment of refunds to taxpayers.

A true servant of the people

2017-06-18 06:08

Meticulous and soft-spoken, yet stern and religious – these are some of the words used to describe retired Judge Bernard Ngoepe, who is currently serving as SA’s first tax ombudsman.

Tax ombud gets more bite

2017-03-05 06:00

Recent legislative amendments are set to make the Office of the Tax Ombudsman more independent of the SA Revenue Service (Sars) in a move that should benefit ordinary taxpayers when they report an issue to the ombud.


LIST: How SARS can avert delays in refunds

2017-09-05 14:02

The Tax Ombud has made several recommendations to SARS to avoid the delayed refunds to taxpayers.

July deadline for SARS to respond on delayed refunds

2017-07-06 13:47

SARS has until the end of July to make its submissions to the provisional report on an investigation launched by the Tax Ombud regarding delayed refund payments.

SARS collects revenue of over R1.14trn

2017-04-03 12:34

The South African Revenue Service has collected R1.144trn for the 2016/17 financial year, according to SARS boss Tom Moyane.

Tax ombud to initiate investigations into issues affecting taxpayers

2017-02-27 09:16

Amendments to the Tax Administration Act have given the Office of the Tax Ombudsman greater independence and, importantly, the ability to initiate an investigation into systemic issues affecting taxpayers.

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