Monthly Archives: March 2016

ESKOM tariff interdict does not deter us!

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), approached the North Gauteng High Court for an interdict to prohibit Eskom from implementing the electricity tariff increase of 9.4% on the 1st of April 2016, purely on the grounds that no reasons… Get more

Less than 2% of SANRAL’s e-Toll discount heeded

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) notes with amusement, SANRAL’s claim of an increase in e-Toll collections, when in actual fact their numbers have remained low and relatively steady, oscillating between a high of R82 million and low of R59… Get more

OUTA to urgently challenge electricity tariff hike in court

After various unfruitful requests by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) and other parties, to receive the written reasons from NERSA for its decision to permit Eskom to implement a 9.4% electricity tariff increase, the organisation has been left with… Get more

e-Tolls summons & threats – No need to panic

OUTA has been inundated with queries from the public, in regard to SANRAL’s recent announcements to issue civil e-toll summons against those who have refused to settle their outstanding debts. In response, OUTA wishes to inform the public that they… Get more

e-Toll collection threats remain unfounded

OUTA highlights the comments made last month by ETC’s outgoing Chief Operations Officer, Mr Mark Ridgway, which warned motorists that notifications of civil charges would be forthcoming within two weeks, if e-Toll debt remained unpaid. Three weeks have since passed… Get more

Inside OUTA Feb-March 2016


Message to all our supporters

The Chairman’s Letter- A Word from Wayne


Good day fellow Active Citizens

February 2016 will go down as an extremely positive and active month in many respects for OUTA. The most positive to note was… Get more

Electricity tarriff increase of 9.4% not acceptable

OUTA will request the full written reasons for NERSA’s decision to approve a 9.4% tariff increase, over and above the previous year’s 12.69% increase, for Eskom for the 2016/2017 year. The organisation believes this increase is too lenient towards Eskom… Get more