MPs to be briefed on trouble at Sars
Commissioner Tom Moyane is due to appear before Parliament's standing committee on finance today.
CAPE TOWN - The South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane is set to brief Members of Parliament (MPs) on the trouble at Sars that have led to an exodus of top officials in recent months.
Moyane is due to appear before Parliament's standing committee on finance today.
He is expected to deal with the findings of an independent panel headed by advocate Muzi Sikhakhane.
The inquiry examined the conduct of former Sars investigations head Johann van Loggerenberg and the existence of a so-called rogue unit in Sars that it found was unlawful.
The Sikhakhane report was used to suspend top Sars officials, including Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay and Head of Strategic Planning and Risk, Peter Richer.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has appointed retired Judge Frank Kroon to head up an advisory board to review events at Sars.
Kroon's panel includes includes two Sars officials, one senior lawyer who worked at Sars until recently and three senior chartered accountants.