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SARSBusinessLive reports that suspended SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane has made a submission to President Cyril Ramaphosa on why he should not be removed from his post.  

Ramaphosa wrote to Moyane after receiving an interim report from the Sars commission of inquiry chairman, retired Judge Robert Nugent, recommending that Moyane be removed and a permanent tax boss appointed without delay in order to stabilise Sars.  Nugent had made it clear that his recommendation was one which related to the “management” of Sars and was separate from the disciplinary charges against Moyane for gross misconduct and bringing the tax agency into disrepute.  Ramaphosa then wrote to Moyane asking why he should not implement the recommendation and gave him until Friday last week to respond.  A Presidency spokeswoman on Monday confirmed receiving Moyane’s submission.  Meanwhile, Moyane is challenging both the Nugent inquiry and the disciplinary process against him, chaired by advocate Azhar Bham, in the Constitutional Court.

  • Read this report by Natasha Marrian in full at BusinessLive

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