Former SARS chief officer resurfaces at BURS


Jonas Makwakwa, who left South African Revenue Service (SARS) under curious circumstances as the second in command, has resurfaced at Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) as a consultant.

Makwakwa resigned from his position as Chief Officer, Business and Individual Tax (BAIT) at SARS just before he could be suspended from his position for the second time in 2018.

He has since been appointed as Advisor to BURS Commissioner-General, Jeanette Makgolo, while his consultancy business is contracted for audit services at the tax agency.

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