South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane says the matter concerning Jonas Makwakwa, the second-in-command at the tax-collecting agency, needs "closure", as it is causing "reputational damage" to the organisation and the official involved. Makwakwa was suspended in 2016 amid investigations related to financial transactions involving his bank account. Briefing members of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday as part of the anti-corruption task team, Moyane said the Makwakwa matter was still being investigated, both internally and externally.

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