Scrapping e-tolls won't cost people their jobs, says Outa

Will scrapping e-tolls cost people their jobs?

The political arguments for the scrapping of e-tolls continue to escalate as the ANC's appetite to scrap e-toll intensifies.

It is reported that the CEO of management company ETC Coenie Vermaak has said scrapping e-tolls could cost 38,000 people their jobs.

Joanne Joseph speaks Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) chief executive Wayne Duvenage on whether this true.

Permanent jobs for the administration of e-tolls is around 1,000 that is sucking around R60m from Gauteng motorists’ pockets each month.

Wayne Duvenage, Chief executive - Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse

We have been building roads in this country for decades. Etolls are the worst way to finance the roads.

Wayne Duvenage, Chief executive - Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse

It doesn't help to continue flogging this issue when it has failed completely and there is no way that the government is going to revive it.

Wayne Duvenage, Chief executive - Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse

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