Mzansi Celebrities who have been in Trouble with SARS! Celebs make lots of money but for some reason, they want to keep it all and not pay taxes until they get hunted down for unpaid taxes.
Others avoid paying taxes for as many years as ten years which results in millions of Rands being owed.Latest Mzansi celebrity to land up in trouble with the taxman is South African musician Nkosinathi “Black Coffee” Maphumulo.
Nkosinathi “Black Coffee” Maphumulo is known for his sold-out shows across South Africa and internationally,which resulted in him owing SA Revenue Service (Sars) millions of rands.
In court papers, he wrote that he was “being assessed to pay arrears income tax in the amount of R40 million by Sars”, but was able to negotiate his indebtedness to Sars “to an amount of R8 million, after making representation on my present financial position and inability to comply with R40 million assessment”.
Check out some of the biggest local tax scandals that rocked our unsuspecting celebs below.
Cassper Nyovest’s company ‘Family Tree’ was targeted by SARS for unpaid income tax. The rapper had to settle a hefty income tax bill of R3.6 million
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In 2018, Bonang was charged for dodging personal taxes from 2007-2017 and company tax from 2014-2017.
Back in 2017, AKA was said to be owing to the SA Revenue Service at least R2 million.
Danke allegedly failed to submit her personal tax returns for the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Modise had dribbled the taxman after failing to submit his tax returns for the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017