The walls are closing in around Shauwn and S'bu Mpisane. The couple who are famous for their luxurious lifestyle are not only in the process of getting divorce but now have SARS going through their finances with a fine tooth comb.
Shauwn and S'bu are having the worst February. Famous for their Versace and Maserati fetish, the duo are about to meet their makers.
Ironically the divorcing pair were served with an unpleasant love letter from the taxman on Valentines day. A sheriff's notice had been brought to them by curators appointed to liquidate both personal and business assets.
Things seem to be going downhill fast for the Mpisane's, Friday saw them being served with yet another notice. This time it had been a date with the South African Revenue Services, with a hearing set for the liquidation this Wednesday.
Their days of hosting extravagant anniversary parties and New Years bashes seem numbered.
Companies owned by Shauwn now face liquidation over a massive tax bill. The court action concerns an urgent application from SARS in 2016. A tax dispute with companies has seen Pieter Strydom and Tshifhiwa Mudzusi appointed as curators of the couples estate.
The couple's assets had been seized in 2016 by SARS and saw their La Lucia mansion, a 54ha farm in KZN and numerous exotic vehicles taken away.
According to the Sunday Times, the pairs bank accounts have also been seized, with some banks freezing accounts.
Despite the mounting trouble, it seems as if the Mpisanes met their curators with some resistance, with Strydom commenting that:
"We throughout adopted the view and communicated with all parties our intention to assist and to enhance the business activities of the respondents where possible. We have bent [over] backwards to accommodate the respondents and have not interfered with their activities. Regrettably, we have since our appointment been frustrated by the respondents, and our involvement in their business activities has been met with some resistance."
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