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SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR TAX EVASION: FREE STATE
2024/01/10      |  Written By:  Captain C Singo   |   Province:  Free State

FREE STATE – A 43-year-old suspect is expected to appear before the Bloemfontein Magistrates’ Court on 26 February 2024.  He will be facing  a charge of contravening the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011. The suspect was served with court summons on Monday , 08 January 2024.

A preliminary probe by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) uncovered the suspects’ alleged tax evasion where he failed to register a company for Value Added Tax (VAT) which resulted in SARS losing more than one million rand (R1 000 000). The incident took place over the period between 2020  and  2021.

The matter was then reported to the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team based in Bloemfontein culminating in the summons being served