Panel to assist Minister of Finance with new Sars commissioner hire

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has appointed a panel to interview a shortlist of candidates for the vacant post of commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa fired Tom Moyane following a recommendation from the Nugent Commission.

Xolani Gwala spoke to labour law expert Natasha Moni to find out what the process the panel will be following.

From the Nugent commission recommendations, they have asked that a panel be appointed.

Natasha Moni, Labour law expert

A panel of people that are apolitical, not answerable to any constituency, they inspire confidence and are people completely not connected to Sars.

Natasha Moni, Labourlw expert

They are going to assist the Minister to make the best possible decision for us.

Natasha Moni, Labour Law expert

The panel interviewing candidates is chaired by former finance minister Trevor Manuel and includes Angela Bester, Justice Dennis Davis, Sindi Mabaso-Koyana, Ismail Momoniat, Advocate Thandi Orleyn and Fezekile Tshiqi.

Find out who will make the final appointment here:


This article first appeared on 702 : Panel to assist Minister of Finance with new Sars commissioner hire


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