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'The appointment of Tom Moyane as commissioner made things intolerable at Sars'

29 June 2018 8:39 AM
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Adrian Lackay
Tom Moyane
Nugent Commission of Inquiry into SARS

Testifying at the Nugent Commission, former Sars spokesperson says he resigned due to the saga that played out after Moyane.

Suspended Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane is expected to testify at the Nugent Commission along with four former employees.

Among the four are former Sars spokesperson Adrian Lackay who resigned due to the uncertainty that took hold after Moyane's appointment.

Speaking to CapeTalk's Refilwe Moloto, Lackay says the appointment of Tom Moyane as commissioner made things intolerable at Sars.

MUST READ: Moyane's wrecking ball tenure will be felt for the next 25 years

There was a culture of fear developing in the institution and other people have now presented similar evidence to the commissioner.

Adrian Lackay, former Sars spokesperson

There was a determined effort to discredit top leadership at Sars and to create instability. We saw then already some red lights flickering and those red lights were danger to the country.

Adrian Lackay, former Sars spokesperson

Sars played an important role to make sure that we maintain fiscal integrity to make sure that we don't have to borrow money and that the country has a consistent revenue stream. What we are seeing now is that some of that has been undone and the risks some of us have identified in 2015 have actually materialised.

Adrian Lackay, former Sars spokesperson

We are in a much more weaker fiscal position than we where three, four year ago.

Adrian Lackay, former Sars spokesperson

Lackay says that Moyane's lawyers asked to make representations and were awarded the opportunity for Friday morning.

He says more and more people are coming forward with evidence which confirms the things they have been saying over the years.

People are being hounded out and the institution is losing some of its critical skills in revenue collection and business management and ultimately is the institution that will suffer.

Adrian Lackay, former Sars spokesperson

To hear the rest ofthe conversation with former Sars spokesperson Adrian Lackay, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 'The appointment of Tom Moyane as commissioner made things intolerable at Sars'


29 June 2018 8:39 AM
Tags:
Adrian Lackay
Tom Moyane
Nugent Commission of Inquiry into SARS

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