Natasha Marrian Deputy editor: Financial Mail

The capture of the SA Revenue Service (Sars) holds particular importance. It was deliberate, audacious, crude and the first in a series of moves by former president Jacob Zuma and his allies to capture SA’s fiscal institutions.

Restoring Sars to a capacity comparable to that found by Tom Moyane when he joined the institution as commissioner in 2014 was never going to be easy.

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