organisation undoing tax abuse (outa)

  1. Jan

    Outa begins legal fight to stop AARTO

    Legal fight to stop driver's licence points demerit system in South Africa Civil action group Outa has launched its court battle against the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act.
  2. Jan

    Speedsters getting a free pass in Johannesburg and Pretoria - report

    Big speeding fine problems in Gauteng The Johannesburg and Tshwane metro police departments have not issued any traffic fines for speed infringements caught on camera in more than three months.
  3. Jan

    SABC TV licence alternatives on the table

    Goodbye TV licence — This is what could replace it With less than one in every five TV licence holders in South Africa paying their fees over the last year, several proposals are on the table for a new way to fund the struggling SABC. The public broadcaster's TV licence revenue has nose-dived...
  4. Jan

    South African toll roads operated at a net loss of R529 million

    South African toll roads make R529 million loss The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) reported that between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021, toll roads in South Africa made a R529 million loss. Revenues from its Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), better known as...
  5. Jan

    Corruption is probably keeping E-tolls alive - Outa

    Why E-tolls aren't dead yet The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) believes that corruption, or the diversion of funds to areas where it should not be going, is probably the reason government hasn’t shut down E-tolls. “We believe the continued operation of the Gauteng e-tolls, which only...
  6. Jan

    SABC wants TV licences scrapped and replaced with a household levy - that MultiChoice must collect

    Scrap TV licences — SABC wants a TV tax The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) wants TV licences scrapped in favour of a TV levy that every household must pay, News24 reported. During public hearings for the draft SABC Bill, the broadcaster told the Department of Communications and...
  7. Jan

    Nersa grants Karpowership generating licences - Outa wants reasons

    Karpowership lands three generating licences — Outa demands answers The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has granted three generating licences for Turkish powership supplier Karpowership, News24 reported. Karpowership still needs to obtain permission from the Department of...
  8. Jan

    Outa calls for end to secrecy on nuclear energy in South Africa

    Stop secrecy on nuclear so South Africa doesn't become Chernobyl — Outa Outa has called for more transparency in South Africa's nuclear energy industry to help keep the country safe from nuclear disasters such as those at Chernobyl and Fukushima. The civil action group states that South...
  9. Jan

    No extension for driver's licences that expire between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022

    Bad news about driver's licences that expire before March 2022 The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has confirmed to MyBroadband that drivers whose licence cards expire between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022 have not been given an extension to renew their licence cards. Transport...
  10. Jan

    E-toll decision with Treasury, until then you must pay - Department of Transport

    E-tolls are still the law and you must pay — Transport department Department of Transport director-general Alec Moemi has said that Treasury must decide on the future of e-tolls. Until then, it is the law, and South Africans must pay their dues. In a virtual parliamentary meeting last week, he...
  11. Jan

    Threatened with arrest over R370 traffic fine

    Driver's licence extortion in South Africa A MyBroadband reader was told they would be arrested if they ever get pulled over in a roadblock thanks to an unpaid R370 fine from 2018 that they were never informed about. The only reason the reader found out about the outstanding fine is because...
  12. Jan

    Outa warns that Aarto will fail just like E-tolls

    South Africa’s new driver’s licence points demerit system will fail like E-tolls If South Africa’s roads authorities press on with the rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) without making revisions, it will fail just like E-tolls. This is the warning from...