Melanie Verwoerd | Corruption conundrum: I resent paying tax when R6 billion just disappears

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The author writes that SSA stories hit the airwaves in the same week that she had to submit her tax return. (Getty Images)
The author writes that SSA stories hit the airwaves in the same week that she had to submit her tax return. (Getty Images)

Reports of ongoing corruption is not making it easy when you have to submit a tax return, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Can someone please explain to me how you lose R6 billion?

I mean SIX…BILLION Rand!

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Rand - Dollar
15.77
+0.7%
Rand - Pound
19.69
-0.0%
Rand - Euro
16.65
-0.0%
Rand - Aus dollar
11.09
+0.1%
Rand - Yen
0.12
-0.0%
Gold
1,846.66
0.0%
Silver
21.76
0.0%
Palladium
1,970.00
0.0%
Platinum
958.50
0.0%
Brent Crude
112.55
+0.5%
Top 40
61,000
-1.2%
All Share
67,575
-1.0%
Resource 10
72,529
+1.6%
Industrial 25
72,948
-3.9%
Financial 15
15,746
+0.1%
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