Bum­bling fools

Finweek English Edition - - LETTERS -

I’D BEEN TOLD the SA Rev­enue Ser­vice was one of the less in­ef­fi­cient branches of Gov­ern­ment. But, as Rick said in Casablanca – when told the waters he’d come for didn’t ex­ist in the desert – “I was mis­in­formed”.

I won­der how many tax­pay­ers have had to fork out for of­fences ex­ist­ing only in the imag­i­na­tion of in­com­pe­tent bu­reau­crats?

This has just hap­pened to me. I re­ceived a no­tice that I had to pay a penalty of R250 for “non-com­pli­ance” be­cause I’d

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