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NC company director summoned for R21m tax fraud

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It is alleged that the company submitted fraudulent IRP5 certificates to Sars claiming company income tax returns.

THE HAWKS’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team in Kimberley has summoned a 53-year-old company director for contravention of the Tax Administration Act.

It is alleged that during 2018 and 2019 a company called Batsha Ba Tirong Financial Management Pty (Ltd) t/a Batsha Ba Tirong Security Services submitted fraudulent IRP5 certificates to the South African Revenue Service (Sars) claiming company income tax returns.

Hawks Northern provincial spokesperson Nomthandazo Mnisi said Sars suffered a total loss of R21 million.

She said the director was summoned on Wednesday and is scheduled to appear before the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, June 10.