SARS suspends IT boss

The revenue authority suspends its embattled IT boss, pending a disciplinary process in respect of misconduct allegations.


SARS promises to iron out technical hiccups

The revenue authority apologises for technical glitches experienced by taxpayers, noting it is working to resolve issues to ensure smooth service for all.

Jul 23, 2019

SARS refunds eFiling users R3.5bn

The 2019 tax season kicked off on 1 July and closes on 4 December.


SARS notches up nearly half a million returns via e-channels

The South African Revenue Service sees an uptick in the use of its digital channels, as it looks to reduce traffic in branches.


SARS in digital push this tax season

The tax collector encourages taxpayers to use eFiling or its mobile app when the tax season kicks off.

May 14, 2019

SARS clarifies transport services terminology

According to the clarification, in order for the no value provision to apply, the transport service must be rendered by the employer directly, says Webber Wentzel.


SARS IT boss seeks return, says source

As SARS remains mum on Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane's employment status, a source tells ITWeb the embattled IT boss is looking to return to the revenue service.

Mar 26, 2019

SMEs: staying on the right side of the taxman

Submitting taxes can be a seamless process that does not have to take up more time than is necessary, says Gary Epstein, MD at EasyBiz.


Budget: SARS strengthening IT systems

Finance minister Tito Mboweni confirms work is being done to rebuild the tax collector's technical prowess.

Dec 18, 2018

SARS needs strong leadership to return to IT glory

The Nugent commission recommends that new recruits take charge of IT strategy at the revenue service.


Black IT Forum defends SARS IT boss

The association gets behind Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane, criticising the tendency to always depict black women in ICT as incompetent and unprofessional.


Will years of controversy catch up with SARS?

In the wake of revelations about the revenue service's aging IT infrastructure, ITWeb looks back at its challenges and milestones through the years.

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