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Sars offers slight adjustment on wage increase for staff

The SA Revenue Service (Sars) has found a little extra cash for a slight improvement in its wage offer to staff. Two weeks ago the National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) and the Public Servants Association (PSA) embarked on a strike after the revenue office offered a 1.39% wage[…]

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Sars crosses the R1.5-trillion mark in tax revenues

The net tax revenue of the SA Revenue Service (Sars) for the 2021/22 financial year is R1.563-trillion. “This represents an increase of 25% or R314bn compared to the prior year. Interestingly, this is a 15.3% growth from the pre-Covid year 2019/20,” said Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter in Pretoria on Friday.[…]

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Moyane to cross-examine Gordhan at State Capture Commission

Former South African Revenue Service (SARS) boss Tom Moyane is on Friday morning expected to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan at the Commission Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg. The commission’s chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo ruled this week that Moyane may cross-examine Gordhan, subject to certain conditions.[…]

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SARS to act firmly against non-compliant taxpayers, traders

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has warned non-compliant taxpayers and traders that it will act firmly and professionally with them. SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter has highlighted enforcement actions across various industries. The offences, include VAT fraud amounting to R5 billion, understatement in income tax declarations amounting to another R4 billion, as[…]

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Mkhwebane was determined to make findings against me ‘irrespective of evidence to the contrary’ – Gordhan

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is determined to make adverse findings against him “irrespective of the evidence to the contrary before her”. In doing so, she acted with “improper or ulterior purpose”, Gordhan added. In a supplementary application filed on Monday as part of his[…]

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Sars places Mmamathe Makheke-Mokhuane on precautionary suspension

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) said on Wednesday that it has placed another executive, Mmamathe Makheke-Mokhuane, on precautionary suspension pending the finalisation of a disciplinary process into serious allegations of misconduct. Makheke-Mokhuane becomes fifth Sars executive in suspension This brings the number of executives at SARS currently on precautionary[…]

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