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24 May 2017
                       
 
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23 May 2017
 
 
Tax resistance as a demonstration of tax morality
BOWMANS
On the first day of the 2016 Tax Indaba, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane called for “tax morality”.  There is a well-known saying, “be careful what you wish for”.  Fast forward to today, and “tax...
 
 
Probe into suspended Sars No 2 still not finalised, MPs told
POLITICS
Criminal and disciplinary investigations into suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) top executive Jonas Makwakwa were yet to be concluded, Parliament’s watchdog on public accounts (Scopa)...
 
 
Zuma tax audit on Nkandla ‘painstakingly slow’, Sars tells MPs
POLITICS
The South African Revenue Sevice (Sars) investigation into President Jacob Zuma’s tax liability in relation to his Nkandla homestead was ongoing and “painstakingly slow”, MPs were told on Tuesday....
 
 
Zuma refuses to answer questions on Nkandla tax, 'intelligence report'
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma has refused to answer a question on whether he paid fringe benefit tax on the non-security related upgrades to his homestead in Nkandla, and whether the so-called "intelligence...
 
 
22 May 2017
 
SCOPA TO BE BRIEFED BY ANTI-CORRUPTION TASK TEAM ON PENDING CASES
What's On
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) will tomorrow be briefed by the Anti-Corruption Task Team (ACTT) on pending cases. The ACTT is the government's key instrument in the fight against...
 
 
10 Apr 2017
 
DA: Alf Lees on Nkandla: DA request Tax Ombud investigation into SARS foot dragging on tax payable by President Zuma
STATEMENT
Reports this weekend revealed that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) began an investigation into whether President Zuma owed fringe benefits tax on improvements to his Nkandla homestead as...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
I expected a relationship of mutual trust with Moyane – former SARS spokesperson
1 News in Review
South African Revenue Services (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane was convinced in 2014 that his emails were being intercepted and blocked. This emerged during the cross-examination of former SARS...
 
 
03 Apr 2017
 
 
 
DA cries foul over Sars preliminary tax revenue
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday said that South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner, Tom Moyane, may have potentially misled the country when he claimed that the revenue service...
 
 
DA: Alf Lees says SARS potentially misled the public about revenue collection in 2016/2017
STATEMENT
The South African Revenue Service Commissioner, Tom Moyane, potentially misled South Africans when he claimed that the revenue service reached its revised target of R1.14 trillion for the 2016/17...
 
 
28 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Moyane says complaints about Sars damaging the economy
ECONOMY
South African Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane told MPs on Tuesday that attacks on the organisation were damaging the South African economy as it had led to lower levels of tax compliance....
 
 
27 Mar 2017
 
Gordhan flying back to SA tonight – Treasury
POLITICS
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will comply with President Jacob Zuma’s order and return to South Africa on Monday evening. That is according to Treasury spokesperson Yolisa Tyantsi, who told Fin24...
 
 
26 Mar 2017
 
24 PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT VISITS AND MEETINGS COMING UP THIS WEEK
What's On
Oversight and law making are two of Parliament’s key constitutional responsibilities through which the institution continuously endeavors to improve the quality of life of all South Africans,...
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
DA: Alf Lees says DA welcomes the Tax Ombud investigation into refund delays by SARS
STATEMENT
The Democratic Alliance welcomes the announcement by the Tax Ombud, Judge Bernard Ngoepe, that he will conduct an investigation into systemic failures at the South African Revenue Service (SARS)...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
Monyane asks Zuma to intervene in finance minister dispute
POLITICS
South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane on Friday disputed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s assertion that there was a tax collection shortfall of over R30-billion which had...
 
 
 
 
Tax administration developments ‘deeply disturbing’, Davis warns
TAX ADMINISTRATION
Judge Dennis Davis, who heads Davis Tax Committee, set up in 2013 to assess South Africa’s tax policy framework, has added his voice to concerns about the state of tax administration in South...
 
 
 
                       
 
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