Why SA taxman is targeting late Zahara's estate

Her estate is said to be valued at over R 3.5 million (Ksh 25,337,746)

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South African Revenue Service (SARS) is targeting an estate owned by late singer Zahara, real name Bulelwa Mkutukana. 

According to South African media pundits, the late singer owed the taxman a whooping R3 million in tax debt which is approximately Ksh 21.7 million

The estate is said to be valued at over R 3.5 million (Ksh 25,337,746).

While South Africans questioned whether their taxman can enact a letter of demand for a deceased person, the singer's family was planning a music show to help raise money to reposes the property.

Zahara was born on 9th November 1987 and died on 11 December 2023. Reports said she was battling liver related issues.

At the time, her family confirmed the passing of their daughter.

"We Mourn the Passing of ZaharaIt is with heavy hearts and deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved daughter, sister, and friend, Zahara. Surrounded by family and loved ones, Zahara departed this world on Monday, 11 December 2023. She was a pure light, and an even purer heart, in this world. A beacon of hope, a gift, and a blessing to us and countless people around the world."

"A legendary figure in the world of music, Zahara remarkably touched millions of people’s lives with her extraordinary gift and passion for music. She leaves behind an indelible mark on the music industry and a legacy that will forever resonate in our hearts and souls.A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. May we remember Zahara not with sorrow, but with stories of healing, joy, kindness, and inspiration she brought to us through her life and her music.May she rest in eternal peace, and may her melodies continue to echo in our hearts."forever.

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