The government is faced with the difficult task of restoring the credibility of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says.Speaking at an event to mark the opening of tax season, at the SARS campus in Alberton on Monday, Nene said: "Government is faced with three objectives currently: to stabilise SARS, restore the credibility of the institution and meet the revenue targets."The revenue target is set at R1.345-trillion, 10.5% higher than the revised target of R1.217-trillion set last year. SARS had a revenue shortfall of R48.2bn in 2017 and undershot the revenue target by R700m."There are two processes under way to ensure this," Nene said. "There is the commission of enquiry into tax administration and governance of SARS, and the disciplinary hearing into the commissioner, which has been driven by the president," said Nene.SARS commissioner Tom Moyane, who has been shrouded in controversy, was suspended earlier this year by President Cyril Ramaphos...

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