Kingon's term at SARS extended

Mark Kingon has been reappointed as Acting Sars commissioner for a further 90 days. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Acting SARS commissioner Mark Kingon has been appointed for a further 90 days or until such time as a replacement’s announced.

His second 90-day-term in the position ended on Thursday.

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Judge Robert Nugent, who is looking into the tax agency's administration, urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to axe Kingon's predecessor, Tom Moyane.

The president was also asked to urgently appoint a new commissioner.

The High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday dismissed Moyane's application to block Ramaphosa.