Trevor Manuel to head team that will choose new SARS boss

Trevor Manuel was commenting amid allegations of corruption related to COVID-19 relief and the procurement of protective equipment.

File: Trevor Manuel was commenting amid allegations of corruption related to COVID-19 relief and the procurement of protective equipment.

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JOHANNESBURG - Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel has been appointed to head a panel that will recommend a candidate for the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS).

Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni appointed the panel to “interview and recommend to the President [Cyril Ramaphosa] of the Republic of South Africa a shortlist of candidates for the position.”

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The panel consists of Angela Bester, Justice Dennis Davis, Sindi Mabaso-Koyana, Ismail Momoniat, Advocate Thandi Orleyn and Fezekile Tshiqi.

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“The Minister of Finance is overseeing the initial steps of the appointment process, and will submit the panel’s recommendations to the President 9 for his consideration,” National Treasury said in a statement.

Treasury said the candidate will be appointed in line with the Nugent's recommendation.

Last year, Ramaphosa fire former SARS boss Tom Moyane following the Nugent Commission's recommendations.
 

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