SARS collects over R1bn from non-compliant taxpayers

File: SARS says it is happy with the R1-billion it has managed to collect from non-compliant taxpayers.

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has collected over R1-billion from taxpayers through its special voluntary disclosure programme.

The tax collector said it is very happy with the results of the programme. 

SARS hopes that money will promote socio-economic development in the country.

WATCH: SARS urged to fix glitches and refund taxpayers

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan introduced the programme in 2016.

It gives non-compliant taxpayers a chance to voluntarily disclose offshore assets and income.

Taxpayers who missed the deadline for offshore tax relief can still do so under the normal Voluntary Disclosure Programme.


Discussion Policy would like to send you push notifications.
Notifications can be turned off any time in your browser settings.
You have been registered for browser notifications