M&G Critical Thinking Forum - Structural Independence of the Tax Ombud Office

Tue Feb 4, 09:30 - Tue Feb 4, 12:30
Webber Wentzel

Seeking Structural Independence of the Office of the Tax Ombud

The Mail & Guardian in association with the Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) will be hosting Judge Bernard Makgabo Ngoepe at a Critical Thinking Forum to discuss the structural independence of the OTO from the South African Revenue Services (SARS).

Tax experts, academia and taxpayers are invited to attend this Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum (CTF) FREE event.

The OTO is a South African institution established about six years ago to be a free and impartial avenue for resolving taxpayers’ complaints against the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The OTO is also a pivotal institution that has made and continues to make positive contributions in the country’s tax administration system and helping to promote a healthy balance between SARS’ powers and duties, on the one hand, and taxpayers’ rights and obligations, on the other. Despite challenges, some of which being the consequences of being dependent on SARS, the OTO is helping restore taxpayers’ trust and confidence in the tax collection system.

The Tax Ombud is the owner, pioneer and a leader of content and conversation within the tax complaints (resource) in South Africa. Through Critical Thinking Forum, the Mail & Guardian will curate and publish thought leader engaging content that will project and create an understanding of the OTO objectives, in the process of building a better tax administration system.

in association with the Office of the Tax Ombud

Webber Wentzel
90 Rivonia Road
Tuesday 4 February

Registration and arrival refreshments start at 9 am
CTF starts from 9.30 am and ends at 12.30 pm

Please park at basement and take the visitor lift to reception ground floor, where the conference room is located. Do allow enough time for security clearance and parking. 
Mahlodi Makate
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 011 250 7399

This is a FREE event.
However, registering and booking your seat is essential to secure your seat.


M&G Critical Thinking Forum - Structural Independence of the Tax Ombud Office
Webber Wentzel
90 Rivonia Rd, Sandhurst, Sandton, 2196
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