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Minister of Finance extends the term of office of the Tax Ombud

Wednesday, 14 September 2016   (0 Comments)
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Author: National Treasury

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan has extended the term of office of the Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Makgabo Ngoepe for a period of three years, commencing 1 October, 2016.

The Tax Ombud plays a critical role in South Africa’s tax system and, in particular, in ensuring fairness and procedural correctness.

Judge Ngoepe has led the office with great distinction and integrity over the past three years. His impartiality and effectiveness has inspired confidence and trust in our tax system.

The Minister wishes Judge Ngoepe everything of the best as they strengthen this vital institution.

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