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SARS wants to use data and robotics to get your future tax

6 February 2020 7:49 PM
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SARS commissioner Edward Kiesewetter imagines a data and tech-enabled future organisation.

A changing world, and the SA revenue service will stay in step.

SARS is reimagining a future revenue authority where its work will be informed by data, self-learning computers, artificial intelligence and interconnectivity.

The SARS commissioner shares the re-imagining with The Money Show.

We know that we are under-collecting - there is a proliferation of criminal activities; there's a lot of non-compliance.

Technology has created super--human capabilities for us.

We must increase and expand the use of data, use self-learning computers that enable us to provide artificial intelligence evidence-based processing.

Edward Kiesewetter, commissioner, SARS

The first reason we want to do that is to increase voluntary compliance for honest tax payers..

Edward Kiesewetter, commissioner, SARS

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6 February 2020 7:49 PM
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