Several organisations have endorsed a statement released by a group of African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts and veterans expressing shock at the attacks levelled against Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) said Gauteng citizens are already tax burdened and should not be taxed further with the e-tolls.
Outa Chairperson Wayne Duvenage said you cannot manage a country in a full tax revolt and that the people that it would mostly hurt are the poor.
Supporters of former SAA chairperson, Dudu Myeni have assaulted a member of the Organisation of Undoing Tax Abuse’s legal team and verbally threatened its advocate, Carol Steinberg at the High Court in Pretoria.
Additional security will be deployed to the High Court in Pretoria when the case of former SAA chairperson, Dudu Myeni resumes on Monday.
The State Capture Commission has heard that irregular expenditure at South African Airways (SAA) amounted to almost R5 billion in the 2016/2017 financial year.
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says the President of the Republic, Cyril Ramaphosa remains deeply concerned about the plight of the poor and the working class, hence he continues to address issues such as fuel hikes and the VATincrease.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse ( OUTA) has called on the Transport Department to fix any underlying issues related to online bookings for driving licences. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday announced that the renewal grace period for learners’ licences, driving licence cards, temporary driving licences and professional driving permits has been extended to March 31, 2022.
The National Treasury says it understands that the aim of the government’s plan to ask South Africans to contribute up to 12 percent of their earnings to a new fund is to improve its social security system but more inclusive consultations are needed.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) says it will forge ahead with its Constitutional Court challenge against the AARTO system.