Do you avoid paying tax? Sars is coming for you

With just weeks into the tax season kicking off, the South African Revenue Service is already looking for tax evaders.

On Monday, Sars named and shamed 10 prominent South Africans for not filing their tax returns.

We have a number of others. There is an excess of about 70 that are with the National Prosecuting Authority and others in the pipeline.

Mark Kingon, Acting SARS Commissioner

READ: How to get a tax refund from Sars

This is part of our broader compliance campaign, we are going to be taking a harsh line on people who are not compliant.

Mark Kingon, Acting SARS Commissioner

Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Teko Modise has been named in the current list.

Those listed have been convicted and sentenced.

Listen to which people SARS is targeting


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