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Media Statement - TAX OMBUD JUDGE BERNARD NGOEPE'S PRESENTATION PAPER AT THE CONFERENCE ON TAX AND GOOD GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA, VIENNA, AUSTRIA 1 - 2 OCTOBER 2015

Judge Ngoepe’s Presentation: Changing the Dynamics between Taxpayers and Tax Administrators to move towards Cooperative Compliance.

 

Media Statement - OTO READY TO DEAL WITH POSSIBLE INFLUX OF TAXPAYERS' COMPLAINTS AGAINST SARS DURING THE FILING SEASON

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) launches its Filing Season for individuals today, 1 July 2015. The Office of the Tax Ombud will be ready to deal with any possible influx of complaints from taxpayers. The newly established institution, headed by retired Judge President of the Gauteng High Courts Judge Bernard Ngoepe, boasts a number of highly skilled Operational Specialists with vast experience in, amongst others, accounting and various tax matters.

 

 
Media Statement - RELEASE OF FIRST ANNUAL REPORT AND ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY: OFFICE OF THE TAX OMBUD

The Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) has recently released its first Annual Report, which also coincides with the first anniversary of the institution.

 

Media Statement - Minister Gordhan officially launches Tax Ombud's Office 7 April 2014

The Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan today (7 April 2014) officially launched the SA Tax Ombud whose objective is to review and address complaints by taxpayers regarding service, procedural or administrative issues relating to the dealings with the SA Revenue Service (SARS).