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More trust in Sars since Kieswetter’s appointment

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Napier says there has been a change at Sars that has instilled stability in the institution.


16 Sep 2019
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More trust in Sars since Kieswetter’s appointment

Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter. Picture: Moneyweb

Public trust in the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has seen an upsurge under new head Edward Kieswetter, according to research by South African Citizen Surveys. Its research shows that 60% of South Africans in the second quarter have some degree of trust in the institution under the new commissioner. The results show an improvement of 5% compared to last year’s Q2 result of 55%. According to an independent tax expert Natalie Napier, transparency by the tax collectors has been the key element to regaining the public’s trust. Napier said there had been a change at Sars that has instilled stability...

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