Monthly Archives: January 2017

OUTA charges debt collectors over SABC TV licence fees

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has laid charges at the Council for Debt Collectors of South Africa against Pritchard and Associates, the debt collector firm who are collecting TV License Fees and debt on behalf of the SABC.

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OUTA Insights Jan 2017

The new year has started out with a bang and the OUTA team have hit the ground running, very early in 2017.

Current democracy will become more relevant than ever

There is no doubt that 2016 saw a defined shift… Get more

We need transparency in water regulation

In light of the water crisis in South Africa, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has seen a growing request from the public to investigate possible maladministration within the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), regarding concerns around governance, transparency and corruption.

OUTA’s strategy to hold governing authorities to account on pertinent public interest matters will now introduce an additional portfolio to set its sights on water issues and will begin by ensuring that all relevant information regarding water and sanitation management is transparently available to society.  “By doing so, we intend to expose areas of possible of maladministration and corruption, which we believe is evident from the information we have received,”  says Julius Kleynhans, OUTA’s Portfolio Manager for Water and Environment Affairs. Get more