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Zuma tax audit on Nkandla ‘painstakingly slow’, Sars tells MPs

PARLIAMENT, May 23 (ANA) – The South African Revenue Service (Sars) investigation into President Jacob Zuma’s tax liability in relation to his Nkandla homestead was ongoing and “painstakingly slow”, MPs were told on Tuesday. While briefing Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa), members of the anti-corruption task team (ACTT), which included SARS commissioner Tom […]

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R2,6-million cocaine bust at OR Tambo

JOHANNESBURG – South African Revenue Service (Sars) Customs officials and the detector dog unit have intercepted 9.16kg of cocaine worth R2.6-million during a search at OR Tambo International Airport. “The goods belonged to a woman in transit travelling from Sao Paulo to Maputo, Mozambique, who claimed to have no check-in baggage,” said Sars spokesperson, Sandile […]

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100kg tik bust at OR Tambo

PRETORIA, February 26 (ANA) – South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials and sniffer dogs intercepted 100kg of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated value of R30 million at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng on Friday. The shipment originated in Cameroon via Istanbul on a flight from Turkey to Johannesburg, SARS said in a statement […]