Is South Africa's Income Tax Inquiry Just a Distraction?
Minister Malusi Gigaba's call for an urgent judicial enquiry into the woeful performance and governance issues at the South African Revenue Service is likened to a juggling act sideshow outside the main circus tent, writes Wayne Duvenhage in Daily Maverick.
Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Finance (file photo).
South Africa: Rumblings of a Quiet Tax Revolt as Inquiry Launched
Daily Maverick, 9 November 2017
R50-billion. That's how much the government is currently missing in taxes. Announcing the establishment of an urgent inquiry into the cause of the hole in SARS' revenue on Tuesday,… Read more »
South Africa: Tax Revolt May Be Brewing in South Africa
News24Wire, 25 October 2017
A tax revolt may already be brewing in South Africa. This can be deduced from the medium term budget policy statement (MTBPS) indicating that tax compliance concerns are mounting… Read more »
"It is critical for government to determine the cause of the tax revenue under-collection in order for urgent remedial steps to be taken to ensure that the revenue service is able ... Read more »