'Rogue unit' court decision is a 'seminal judgment that brings necessary closure' - SARS

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane
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The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has welcomed a Gauteng High Court judgment setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on the so-called SARS rogue unit, saying the judgment confirms its powers to gather intelligence relating to tax offences.

"It is a seminal judgment that brings necessary closure to the unfortunate distracting narrative surrounding the establishment and functioning of the SARS High Risk Investigation Unit," it said on Monday.

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