Singer Zahara Guilty of Skipping Court Appearances on Tax Charges

Singer Zahara Guilty of Skipping Court Appearances on Tax Charges

- Zahara has landed in hot water after she failed to appear in court for a lawsuit that was brought forward by SARS

- The singer handed herself over to the police on Monday morning for tax evasion under her company, Zahara Trading

- Zahara is currently working on releasing her new studio album and this surely will be an inconvenience for her

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Bulelwa "Zahara" Mkutukana has found herself in legal trouble after failing to appear in court for a lawsuit brought by the SA Revenue Service (SARS).

After failing to appear in court many times, the specialized commercial crimes court in Palm Ridge magistrate's court convicted her guilty of contempt of court on Monday. Zahara surrendered to the police on Monday morning and made a brief court appearance.

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This was in accordance with the muso's arrest order, which was issued in April after she failed to appear in court on tax-related allegations according to a report by TimesLIVE.

Singer Zahara guilty of skipping court appearance on tax charges
Zahara has found herself in trouble with the law for not attending court appearances. Image: @ZaharaSA
Source: Twitter

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As per a report by SowetanLIVE, Zahara was charged in her personal capacity and as a representative of her company, Zahara Trading (Pty) Ltd.

This was for the non-submission of personal and corporate income tax returns to SARS, according to NPA spokeswoman Phindi Mjonondwane.

Zahara is now away and inaccessible, according to Eric Gyimah of Warner Music South Africa, while she prepares for the release of her album next month. He also said that he would not be making further comment on the subject.

Zahara promised her fans that she would release new jams

Briefly News previously reported that Mzansi musician Zahara is releasing new music. Mzansi singer Zahara is finally responding to her fans' requests to give them some fresh music.

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Taking to social media, Zahara announced that her hiatus is over and she's ready to release a new song soon. She tweeted:

"You’ve been asking and I heard you, my single is ready and coming soon."

It's been a while since Zahara's fans got to enjoy her chilled music and the time has finally come. The artist has been through a lot over the last few years but now she's back.

She made her announcement with a picture of herself writing some lyrics. She was wearing a beautiful red dress and her guitar is seen in the frame - just what the fans like to see.

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