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Latest News

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STEP UP TO THE MARK AND PUT CITIZENS FIRST

Comments delivered by Tax Ombud, Judge Bernard M. Ngoepe at the SAIGA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2022. The theme of your conference is; “Step up to the mark and put citizens first”.…
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Fairness for all: Case 18

When a tax complaint deals with more than one issue, it may lead to confusion at the South African Revenue Service (SARS), as the case below shows.
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Fair Play 25

Welcome to our second quarter issue of Fair Play!  We are excited about this issue because the Office of the Tax Ombud’s educational campaign continues to provide insights on promoting…
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Fairness for all: Case 17

The Office of the Tax Ombud is pleased to share the 17th issue of its monthly case study newsletter Fairness for All. The newsletter seeks to educate taxpayers about the…
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Fairness for all: Case 16

In 2017 the OTO issued a report after finalising a systemic investigation into what caused delays in SARS paying refunds to taxpayers. One of the issues identified was that SARS…
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Fair Play 24

The theme of the current edition is “Balancing  taxpayers’ rights and obligations”, and the articles and insights featured in this issue seek to do precisely that by providing informative material…