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SARS Collected A Record Amount Of R2 Trillion In 2022/23

"The 2023 gross amount represents an increase of 9.7% over the 2022 collection of R1884.9bn, while the refunds paid for 2023 is an increase of 18.7% over the 2022 amount of R321.1bn."

SARS Collected A Record Amount Of R2 Trillion In 2022/23.The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has revealed preliminary revenue collection data for the fiscal year 2022-2023, which shows a strong growth trend over the past few years.

The revenue collector issued a statement detailing how well they fared in the previous fiscal year.

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“As at midnight on 31 March 2023, SARS collected a record gross amount of R2067.8 bn. The net collection after payment of R381.1bn in refunds is R1686.7bn.

“This is the first time since it was formed that SARS collected more than R2068.bn. The amount paid in refunds is also the largest ever paid since its formation.

“The 2023 gross amount represents an increase of 9.7% over the 2022 collection of R1884.9bn, while the refunds paid for 2023 is an increase of 18.7% over the 2022 amount of R321.1bn.

“The 2023 net revenue collected represents year-on-year an increase of 7.9% over the net 2022 amount of R1563.8bn.

“The net amount of R1687 billion must be seen against the 2021/22 outcome of R1.568 trillion, representing a year-on-year R123 billion increase.” read the statement.

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According to SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter, SARS’s continual accomplishments are a critical indicator of the staff’s determination to serve taxpayers and traders with professionalism, commitment, enthusiasm, and honesty in accordance with the Higher Purpose.

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“SARS employees, compliant taxpayers and traders, tax practitioners, citizens, as well as other stakeholders in the tax eco-system, are all nation builders as we work together towards the goal of deepening our democracy and overcoming the challenges of high levels of poverty, unemployment and inequality.”

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Elize Coetzee for SurgeZirc SA
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Elize Coetzee, a seasoned journalist, is the driving force behind SurgeZirc SA’s world news and world politics coverage. With an unwavering commitment to truth, Elize delves into global affairs, providing live updates, in-depth investigations, and thought-provoking analysis. Whether it’s geopolitical tensions, international diplomacy, or breaking stories, Elize’s incisive reporting keeps readers informed and engaged.
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