Somizi swallows his pride and asks R5 million from Andile Mpisane for his tax debts.Living The Dream With Somizi (LTDWS)’s latest episode of season five saw the media personality getting money advice from his famous friend Shauwn ‘Mamkhize’ Mkhize.
Visiting Mamkhize at her lavish mansion in Durban, estimated to be worth a whopping R25 million, the friends discussed Somizi’s troubles with SARS and Mohale Moutang while preparing for an all-white party at Max’s Lifestyle in Umlazi.According to a report by Sunday World in May, Somizi owes the tax man R3.5 million in tax debt outstanding since 2014.
Somizi asked Mamkhize how he should pay back the money, the documents he needs, and also asked for the contact services the businesswoman has to resolve his divorce and his SARS matter.Somizi said Mamkhize has been very helpful in this regard. The Idols SA judge joked and asked if Andile Mpisane, Mamkhize’s son, could lend him R5 million, as he is aware of how expensive her lawyers are.
In 2014, Mamkhize owed SARS R65 million in personal income tax, however, her legal team managed to get the amount revised down in 2019, agreeing to a R16 million payment.During the episode, Somizi all but confirmed the reports that he does in fact owe SARS over R3 million. His furniture was recently auctioned off in an attempt to get the funds he owed for failing to pay the R3.5 million in debt.
Some of the items auctioned off from Somizi’s home included kitchen appliances such as a fridge, washing machine and dishwasher, cutlery, and crockery.The reality show then delved into the matter of his daughter Bahumi wanting to change her surname once again.
Somizi and Bahumi had this discussion over lunch, as she wants to change her surname to her father’s, however, she doesn’t believe in engaging her ancestors to do so, as she is more drawn to her Christian beliefs.