Mr Mark Kingon has been appointed as Acting Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) following the suspension of Mr Thomas Moyane, the Commissioner of SARS by the President. This is according to a statement from the National Treasury issued this morning.
Mr Kingon is currently the Acting Chief Officer: Business and Individual Taxes, within SARS. He has been with SARS since its establishment and worked his way through the ranks to become the Group Executive: Relationship Management within Business and Individual Taxes.
“We wish to thank Mr Kingon for availing himself to serve SARS and the country in this capacity,” the statement concluded.