Sars wants your trillions, Longsuffering Taxpayer! But also your trust…

(Also read: What can R142 billion buy? It’s what Tom Moyane is accused of costing us all)

Tax season is here!

The South African Revenue Services (Sars) aims to collect R1.345 trillion this tax year.

It also wants to regain the trust and confidence of taxpayers.

The once exemplary revenue service has been marred by shortfalls and claims of poor governance and misconduct, resulting in an ongoing commission of inquiry.

President Cyril Ramaphosa suspended former commissioner Tom Moyane, who is facing an internal disciplinary process in addition to the Sars inquiry.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Mark Kingon, the acting commission at Sars.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Focussing on non-compliance… the illicit economy… enforcing in the large business sector… it’s a big elephant to eat…

Mark Kingon, South African Revenue Services

We don’t believe in every case we’re going to measure up to the charter… It’s aspirational…

Mark Kingon, South African Revenue Services

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