E-tolls could well be over, but who’ll pay Sanral’s debt? – Outa

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E-tolls could well be over, but who’ll pay Sanral’s debt? – Outa

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Although Sanral received money from Treasury, very little went to service the R20bn debt and, instead, went to Electronic Toll Collection to pay for toll collections.

While the battle against e-tolls continues, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) is wondering where Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will find the money to pay the multimillion-rand debt owed by South African National Roads Agency (Sanral). It believed its suggestion 10 years ago of a fuel levy would have helped pay off the R20 billion debt. Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced during his State of the Province address (Sopa) that the lasting solution was expected to come from President Cyril Ramaphosa. Makhura said the executive council had made strong and persuasive arguments to national government on e-tolls. “I have been...



 


 

 

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