SARS system behind delay in tax refunds

PUBLISHED: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 15:09:36 GMT

Earlier in the year the Tax Ombud, Judge Bernard Ngoepe, requested and obtained approval from the Minister of Finance to conduct a review of alleged delayed payment by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) of refunds. Ngoepe has concluded that the delayed payment is a systemic issue. Joining CNBC Africa is Tax Ombud CEO Eric Mkhawane.