SARS Follows the Money – Targeting Big-Ticket Taxpayers and Their Trusted Advisors

SARS’ “Compliance Revenue Programme” make headlines off the back of the Revenue Results Announcement on 02 April 2024, raking in a whopping R293,7 billion!

Even though the Announcement provided statistics upon statistics, the underlying message from Commissioner Kieswetter was clear – even with only 12 500 SARS employees, SARS will ensure to be “a catalyst to a more efficient and effective economy” through its “tax administration and our compliance work, which underscores our strategic intent of voluntary compliance”.

Jashwin Baijoo

Head of Strategic Engagement & Compliance