Kieswetter appointed as new Sars boss

- | 9 months ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters party has indicated it will fight Kieswetter’s appointment in court, citing his proximity to Manuel as among its reasons for rejecting him even before his appointment was formally announced on Wednesday.

“We have every confidence that Mr Kieswetter has the experience, integrity and skills required to turn Sars around by restoring revenue collection, redirecting operations toward innovation, developing future leaders for the organisation, and restoring Sars’ credibility and integrity,” Ramaphosa said in a statement. The process to appoint the commissioner was based on recommendations by the commission of inquiry into administration and governance at Sars headed by retired Supreme Court Judge Robert Nugent.

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