The South African Revenue Service (Sars) will find it hard to reach its tax revenue target of R1.265 trillion for the 2017/18 fiscal year, warned commissioner Tom Moyane on Monday.
Collection figures have repeatedly been revised downwards.
Tax collection as a percentage of GDP, however, has remained buoyant.
Arabile Gumede (in for The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield) interviewed Sars’ Mark Kingon.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
Close to 50 000 people e-filed this weekend.— Mark Kingon, Sars
A lot of people get refunds.— Mark Kingon, Sars
You’re asking me to comment on something I can’t comment on.— Mark Kingon, Sars
Morale is high.— Mark Kingon, Sars
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