SARS chief financial officer quits


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PRETORIA - South African Revenue Service (SARS) chief financial officer Matsobane Matlwa resigned, the tax collector confirmed on Friday.

SARS spokesperson Sandile Memela would not go into details about the resignation.

However, it was reported that Matlwa tendered his resignation on Wednesday after he was served with a suspension letter.

It is not known what the suspension related to.

Matlwa returned to the revenue service in 2015 as chief financial officer, during commissioner Tom Moyane’s restructuring process.

Johnston Makhubu‚ who is the current SARS group executive for procurement‚ will reportedly be the acting chief financial officer.


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