Tag Archives | SARS

DA welcomes disciplinary charges against Tom Moyane

The DA welcomes the decision taken by President Cyril Ramaphosa to serve former SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, with disciplinary charges for alleged misconduct in the discharge of his duties while he was still the head of the tax authority. This move is long overdue and we are confident that retired Constitutional Court judge, Kate O’Reagen,…

Read More

Moyane’s disastrous legacy: SARS fails to meet revised revenue target by R700 million

The South Africa Revenue Service’s (SARS) failure to meet its revised revenue target by more than R700 million confirms the dearth of institutional governance at SARS and low taxpayer morality under Tom Moyane’s disastrous tenure as SARS commissioner. Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s announcement that SARS had collected R1,216.6 trillion against a revised target of R1,217.3, exposes…

Read More

The DA welcomes the suspension of Tom Moyane as Commissioner of SARS

Find attached soundbites in English and Zulu from Alf Lees MP. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to suspend Tom Moyane as SARS Commissioner is long overdue given the destruction of the reputation of SARS whilst under his leadership. Mr Moyane’s mismanagement of the tax authority led to a severe decline in taxpayer morality and has thus…

Read More

Jonas Makwakwa must not get a golden handshake

Jonas Makwakwa’s departure from South African Revenue Service (SARS) must not be rewarded with any gratuity or golden handshake as his tenure turned out to be a financial burden on the tax authority. The DA has written to the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, requesting that he ensures that Makwakwa is not paid anything but the…

Read More

BOKAMOSO | 2018: The road ahead

Happy 2018! I hope the festive season was fun and restful, and that you are starting the year with batteries recharged and ready to tackle the challenges of 2018. The road ahead is by no means laid out; we have to chart it and build it. So I’d like to start the year by suggesting…

Read More

Commission of Inquiry into State Capture must get to work without delay

The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the eventual decision by President Jacob Zuma, after all his efforts to delay have failed, to appoint a Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, as per the Public Protector’s State of Capture Report. Zuma deserves no credit for this decision. His hand has been forced, as he knew he had no…

Read More

Tom Moyane intimidates Parliament to protect Jonas Makwakwa

South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner, Tom Moyane, has written a threatening letter to Yunus Carrim, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance, insinuating that distribution of an FIC report implicating Jonas Makwakwa in financial misconduct was illegally tabled at the parliamentary finance committee. The FIC report has been publicly available on the internet, but…

Read More
Load More