Zuma puts Moyane at the head of SARS; no more tax for el presidente

Zuma puts Moyane at the head of SARS; no more tax for el presidente

Right, as is custom, let’s have a quick flashback before we get to the juicy parts. Ivan Pillay was the commissioner of SARS before he was replaced with Tom Moyane. Moyane himself was an ANC exile under Apartheid, which, as we know, gives you the only real credentials you need to run a government agency.

Now, since Tommy boy took over one of the world’s most efficient tax organisations — you gotta give it to government, they don’t know how to spend money, but they sure know how to milk it — in September, he’s been rooting out any and all forms of Pilla loyalists (they like calling those who can do their job properly factions or counter-revolutionaries) so as to impose his very own agenda on SARS.

This all started when Pillay indicated that he would not hesitate to investigate allegations made by our favorite tattle-tales the DA, regarding Jacob Zuma’s tax discrepancies — apparently he might be liable for around R16 million in tax owed…

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