SARS double standards, cash flow manipulation

As previously reported, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) only applies rules as it suits them.

Any late income tax payments will be levied with a hefty fine but if SARS money has to be refunded to the general public, the return is referred for audit and when it is done, the amount due will be repaid without any interest.
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It’s over. The damage must be fixed

At 6.57pm on December 18 2017 at the Nasrec convention hall in Johannesburg, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma ceased to be president of the ANC. The announcement that ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa had won the election to succeed him put an end to his mind-numbingly disjointed ANC speeches, pockmarked with dissonance and a hip-swerving evasion of […]
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Zuma told to pay back the money for Madonsela state capture challenge

Jacob Zuma has been ordered to personally pay the costs of his failed attempt to stop the release of the State of Capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela. Judge Dunstan Mlambo in the Pretoria high court stated the president had “clearly acted in flagrant disregard of the duties of the Public Protector”. He […]
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Cabinet expresses confidence in new SAA board

Newly appointed Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says Cabinet is happy with the appointment of a new board at South African Airways. Yesterday Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced the axing of former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni, who has now been replaced by Johannes Bhekumuzi Magawaza. Anglo American board chairperson Nolitha Fakude has been appointed as […]
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Scopa to call KPMG to parliament over SARS ‘rogue unit’ retraction

Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Sopa) will call KPMG to appear before parliament to account on its conduct regarding the SA Revenue Service (SARS) ‘rogue unit’ report and the subsequent withdrawal of some parts of this report, it said in a statement on Monday. Scopa’s ANC study group whip Mnyamezeli Booi said: “KPMG must […]
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Moyane clings to existence of so-called ‘rogue unit’ despite KPMG confession

Sars commissioner Tom Moyane has insisted that there is evidence to support the notion of a so-called “rogue unit” in Sars, despite a blow from auditing firm KPMG which withdrew its findings on the unit. Moyane announced in a press briefing on Monday that the South African Revenue Service is now pursuing legal action against […]
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