Mark Kingon appointed as acting SARS boss


Johannesburg, 07 November 2016 - Racism in the workplace can cost you your job. On Tuesday South Africas highest court overturned a Labour Court ruling which ordered Sars to reinstate a racist employee, who used the K-word twice.?

JOHANNESBURG - Mark Kingon is the acting SARS Commissioner.

Kingon was the acting chief officer of business and individual taxes division at the revenue service.

On Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa suspended Tom Moyane with immediate effect.

The president says his decision was sparked by public interest to restore SARS&39; credibility.

READ: SARS&39; Moyane suspended by Presidency

He says certain developments during Moyane&39;s tenure have weakened confidence in the receiver of revenue.

Moyane&39;s been slammed for the manner in which he handled the Jonas Makwakwa matter.

Last week, Makwakwa handed in his resignation citing "personal reasons".

He was suspended in 2017 but was later reinstated after being cleared of wrongdoing.


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