Sonia Mbele

Sonia Mbele, a renowned actress and businesswoman, has recently responds to the tax evasion charges levied against her. This comes after she failed to appear in the Johannesburg magistrate’s court alongside her former business partners. The charges were related to their failure to submit tax returns to the South African Revenue Service (SARS).

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Charges by the National Prosecuting Authority

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has stated that the directors of their company, Real Housewives of South Africa (Rhosa), are facing 42 counts of not filing company income tax from 2019 to 2022. Additionally, they are accused of not filing their VAT returns from 2020 to 2022 and not filing their pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) returns from 2020 until 2022.

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Sonia Mbele Responds to Tax Evasion Charges and Future Plans

On Thursday, Mbele, through her spokesperson Thato Malindi, expressed her desire to overcome this obstacle and move forward with her new company, Sonia Mbele Films. She asserted her belief that Rhosa had ceased operations in 2019.

Mbele left Rhosa in 2019 and claims she was unaware of the company’s continued operations. She now finds herself compelled to attend these proceedings despite her lack of knowledge about the company’s current status.

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Submission of Medical Certificate

Malindi stated that Mbele had made arrangements independently to settle her portion of the amount due.

During Wednesday’s court proceedings, it was revealed that Mbele had submitted a medical certificate excusing her from court until October 3. However, the magistrate did not accept it.

Malindi further explained that Mbele had submitted a doctor’s note to the NPA which was taken into record. Despite not being well and requiring further medical check-ups, Mbele is still working diligently to clear her name.

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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