Four companies to challenge e-toll summonses

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) is taking the issue of e-tolls to the High Court.

The organisation will represent four clients who’ve received summonses from Sanral to pay their e-toll bills.

They are challenging the summons, saying they're unconstitutional.

Eyewitness News (EWN) reporter Mia Lindeque says Outs is using this as a test case.

One of these companies has a bill of almost R8 million.

Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter

What they want to do is join four individual cases which are currently in the magistrates court, so that they don't only have companies but also individuals. That sample will then be tested , where they challenge the constitutionality of Sanral - the way that they summons, the way that they issue you with bills using the post office....

Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter

Outa says that they hope to take it all the way to the Constitutional Court. Once there is an outcome, then there is some legal certainty on the matter and that will then translate to all of us.

Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter

Click on the link below to listen to the full report....


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Nomgcobo Jiba to take Mokgoro findings to High Court

Nomgcobo Jiba to take Mokgoro findings to High Court

Former deputy prosecutions boss insists findings and recommendations of commission riddled with errors.

#702Townhall: 'We are neglecting gender equality in care work'

#702Townhall: 'We are neglecting gender equality in care work'

Joanne Joseph speaks to activists, NGO representatives and others on the difficulties facing the social welfare sector in SA.

[WATCH] Dear Mr President: Do away with burden of etolls - David Makhura

[WATCH] Dear Mr President: Do away with burden of etolls - David Makhura

Premier David Makhura joins Eusebius McKaiser to unpack Monday's State of the Province Address.

Meet Outa's Wayne Duvenage; fighting etolls, Eskom (and others) on our behalf

Meet Outa's Wayne Duvenage; fighting etolls, Eskom (and others) on our behalf

Ray White interviews Wayne Duvenage, Chairperson at the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA).

E-toll revenue takes a knock

E-toll revenue takes a knock

Sanral released its financials and they show that its e-toll operation has seen a 20% decline in revenue.

From e-tolls to taxis… Expensive transport in SA hits poor people the hardest

From e-tolls to taxis… Expensive transport in SA hits poor people the hardest

Some of the poorest South Africans spend up to half their disposable income on public transport.

Popular articles
TymeBank already making great strides in the country

TymeBank already making great strides in the country

The bank has reportedly signed over 250 000 customers within 60 days of operation.

[WATCH] Mr South Africa not so ayoba

[WATCH] Mr South Africa not so ayoba

Khabazela shares tweets that have social media going on a frenzy.

How to best save and invest for your children

How to best save and invest for your children

What is the best financial gift you can give your children? Personal financial advisor Warren Ingram has a few answers.

Why Shoprite wants to pay Christo Wiese R3.3 billion

Why Shoprite wants to pay Christo Wiese R3.3 billion

Simon Brown on why is Shoprite wants shareholders to approve paying R3.3bn to Christo Wiese for his high-voting shares.

Should we care that Malema has joined the Inanda Country Club? analysts discuss

Should we care that Malema has joined the Inanda Country Club? analysts discuss

Eusebius McKaiser facilitates debate on the symbolism of a pro-poor politician joining an elite club that caters for the rich.