Singer Zahara To Be Arrested Over Tax Evasion

SurgeZirc SA has learnt that a warrant of arrest has been issued by the courts for singer, Zahara. This is in relations to her failing to submit her personal TAX returns documents

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SurgeZirc SA has learnt that a warrant of arrest has been issued by the courts for the singer, Zahara. This is in relation to her failure to submit her TAX returns documents

The warrant was issued this past Friday by the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court in the Palm Ridge Magistrate Court.

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The singer could end up behind bars for failing to show up to answer to a charge of failing to submit her tax returns.

According to a Sunday World article, Zahara was charged by the NPA early this year for failing to submit her tax returns for the years 2017 and 2018 to SARS.

The Loliwe hitmaker allegedly failed to appear in court last Friday where she was supposed to plead to the charge and begin a trial.

Phindi Mjonondwane who is the spokesperson for the NPS has confirmed on social media that a warrant of arrest for the singer has been issued.

“We can confirm that a warrant of arrest has been issued for Bulelwa ‘Zahara’ Mtukukana for her failure to appear in the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court sitting in Palm Ridge on her charge of failing to submit her tax returns. But it was held over until Wednesday, October 27″

Zahara recorded her second criminal record after paying an admission of guilt fine of R2000 for failing to submit her company, Zahara Army’s income tax returns after pleading guilty to all charges.

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She also paid her first criminal record when she paid a R1500 guilt fine in June for failing to appear in the same court.

She paid this fine after she was given an option to pay or spend three months in jail after the court found her guilty.

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