Question NW1073 to the Minister of Finance

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04 November 2019 - NW1073

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Shivambu, Mr F to ask the Minister of Finance

Whether the SA Revenue Service (SARS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Security Agency (SSA) whereby the SSA would pay a portion of tax owed on source payments; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) who from SARS signed the MoU and (b) on what date was it signed?


All employers, including the SSA, are required to deduct pay-as-you-earn from remuneration paid to employees in accordance with the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962; and SARS has issued a Guide which is publicly available to assist employers.

(a)(b) SARS is statutorily unable to disclose details of any arrangement made with or about any person who is a taxpayer.

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