Toxic cocktail of woes for taxman

30 August 2020 - 00:00 By CHRIS BARRON

The commissioner of the SA Revenue Service (Sars), Edward Kieswetter, says it will take years to come to grips with the illicit economy that exploded during the lockdown due to the bans on sales of tobacco and alcohol.

“These criminals have just become more emboldened and more deeply embedded in society, and that is going to take years for us to deal with.”..

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.