PRETORIA, 14 MARCH 2018 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has appointed Mr Mark Kingon as acting Chief Officer: Business and Individual Taxes (BAIT) following the resignation of Mr Jonas Makwakwa this morning.
Mr Kingon has been with SARS for close to 34 years. He is currently the Group Executive: Relationship Management within BAIT.
Mark is a respected senior executive who has risen through the ranks of the organisation, having worked in enforcement and in the legal department of SARS, amongst others.
He is also widely respected within the broader professional tax community.
SARS has full confidence in the abilities of Mr Kingon to manage this new additional role as we continue with our absolutely important mandate of collecting all revenue due to the fiscus to fuel our country’s growth and development.