Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
15 Jul 2020
5:01 am

Hollywood production company sued over SA jobs

Eric Naki

The Citizen listened to a conversation between an employee and a Sars official confirming the company did not exist on the tax system.

Geaorge Mabe visits the UIF offices in Johannesburg but they remain closed until the 17 April 2020. Many people without income are battling without being able to access services from the UIF offices. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark

A Hollywood motion picture production company that was launched in South Africa amid much-hyped publicity, promising to create jobs and promote local talents, is in fact allegedly doing the opposite – reducing jobs in South Africa. MiclnGrace Studios, based in Bryanston, north of Johannesburg, has been accused by its employees of not only failing to pay taxes and UIF to the SA Revenue Service (Sars), but also not submitting the employees’ tax contributions to the receiver of revenue. The irate employees, some of whom took court action, said when several of them went to Sars to enquire about their taxes,...