SARS Commissioner’s term extended for two more years

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South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner Edward Kieswetter is set to remain in office for an additional two years, as confirmed by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The decision to extend the term of the Commissioner comes after an agreement between Ramaphosa and Kieswetter to facilitate an orderly leadership transition within the organisation.

Appointed by Ramaphosa in March 2019 for a five-year term, Kieswetter will now continue leading the execution of SARS’ current strategic direction during the extended period.

The presidency’s statement emphasised the aim of ensuring a smooth leadership transition within the revenue service.

SARS boss Edward Kieswetter’s tenure extended: