The South African Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) financial statements provide a clear signal that the state-owned entity acknowledges that it is finding collecting the Gauteng e-toll debt extremely difficult, says the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA).
On one side, batches of text messages with debt collection warnings are repeatedly sent in a war of attrition against motorists who don’t pay Gauteng e-tolls. On the other side, OUTA’s long-awaited battle over the constitutionality of e-tolls is slowly… Get more
Following Minister Joe Maswanganyi’s recent update and explanation of the e-toll situation in Parliament last week, OUTA has deduced that of the R2,9 billion e-toll income received from motorists since inception (December 2013) to March 2017, the Austrian-owned e-toll collection… Get more
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has moved to the next round of the civil challenge against the e-toll system implemented in Gauteng by the South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL). On Wednesday, OUTA served SANRAL with its responding… Get more
After months of trying to get the e-toll test case underway, OUTA has instructed its lawyers to cancel further “test case” engagements with SANRAL, so as to speed up the process of bringing the first case with one of its… Get more
Following recent announcements by SANRAL that a high court judgment has been achieved against an e-toll defaulter, OUTA would like to set the record straight and to dispel the misinformation and dangerous grounds pertaining to SANRAL’s claim.
In response to media reports circulating that the first default judgement for the non-payment of e-tolls has taken place, OUTA points out that this judgment has nothing to do with the legality of e-tolls and is not precedent setting in… Get more
During Monday’s State of the Province Address, Premier David Makhura indicated the e-Toll system had not gone according to plan, “I must admit publicly, as I did last year, that all the efforts we have made through the Advisory Panel… Get more