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Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011)

Chapter 9 : Dispute Resolution

Part F : Settlement of dispute

148. Finality of settlement agreement


(1) The settlement agreement represents the final agreed position between the parties and is in full and final "settlement" of all or the specified aspects of the "dispute" in question between the parties.


(2) SARS must adhere to the terms of the agreement, unless material facts were not disclosed as required by section 147(1) or there was fraud or misrepresentation of the facts.


(3) If the person concerned fails to pay the amount due pursuant to the agreement or otherwise fails to adhere to the agreement, a senior SARS official may—
(a) regard the agreement as void and proceed with the matter in respect of the original disputed amount; or
(b) enforce collection of the "settlement" amount under the collection provisions of this Act in full and final "settlement" of the "dispute".