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Kingon reappointed as acting SARS boss for 90 days

Acting SARS Commissioner, Mark Kingon and Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene. File Photo: Nhlanhla Phillips/African News Agency/ANA

Acting SARS Commissioner, Mark Kingon and Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene. File Photo: Nhlanhla Phillips/African News Agency/ANA

Published Sep 17, 2018

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CAPE TOWN - Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has extended the term of acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Mark Kingon for a further 90 days.

"Section 7 of the SARS Act empowers the Minister of Finance to appoint an acting commissioner. The President, however, appoints a permanent Commissioner," Treasury said in a statement.

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Kingon was appointed acting commissioner following the suspension of Tom Moyane.

- African News Agency (ANA)

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