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Mother Of Former Host Of ‘The Daily Show’, Trevor Noah Allegedly Owes Over $1.4Million In Tax

November 23, 2022

According to a report by City Press, Patricia has failed to pay her tax for years.

Patricia Noah, mother of the immediate former host of the popular ‘The Daily Show’, Trevor Noah has been reportedly issued a final letter of demand by the South African Revenue Service, SARS, for allegedly owing R24 219 220 ($1.4 million) tax debts.    

According to a report by City Press, Patricia has failed to pay her tax for years.

Part of the letter reads: “According to the records of the South African Revenue Service, you have failed to pay your tax debt for one or more tax years and tax periods.”

Patricia has been running the property business PN Noah Estates for over 20 years. She is reportedly in danger of having some of her assets sold by SARS if she is unable to honour the payment, Cape Town News Reports.

“You may, within ten business days from the date of this letter of demand, apply for any of the following remedies: payment instalments where you are unable to pay the full amount; suspension of the debt where you intend to submit or have submitted a formal dispute; compromise of a portion of the tax where this will provide a higher return to the fiscus than liquidation, sequestration or other collection measures,” the letter continued.

The letter further states that SARS may “appoint any third party who presently or in future will owe you money or hold money for you to settle your tax debt with this money”.

When contacted by City Press, SARS spokesperson Anton Fisher declined to comment on the issue, saying the revenue service does not discuss private taxpayer information with third parties.

In September, Trevor Noah announced his exit as host of The Daily Show, seven years after he took over the reins of the programme.