Crackdown on tax dodgers
Cracking down on companies that are not paying their dues is one measure the South African Revenue Service (Sars) is taking to increase the tax take. If effective, it will go some way to mitigating the impact of no tax increases in this week's budget.
Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter said this week in an interview with Business Times: "Our view is before we fiddle with tax rates we must look to address the criminal activities and proliferating value added tax fraud and customs under-declaration."..