Term of office for SARS Commissioner extended

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the term of office for the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Edward Kieswetter, for two years.

“The decision follows the agreement between the President and Kieswetter to extend the tenure of the Commissioner to enable an orderly leadership transition in the organisation,” the Presidency said on Tuesday.

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In March 2019, President Ramaphosa appointed Kieswetter in terms of Section 6 of the South African Revenue Service Act, for a five-year term that started on 1 May 2019.

Kieswetter will continue leading the execution of the current strategic direction of the revenue service while ensuring a smooth leadership transition. – SAnews.gov.za