'Stealth Tax': South Africans will have to pay an extra R100 for receiving fines

'Stealth Tax': South Africans will have to pay an extra R100 for receiving fines

Stealth Tax? If a motorist receives a fine, an additional R100 must be added.

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Government is adding a “stealth tax” to the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act, with the introduction of an Infringement Penalty Levy.

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This means an additional R100 is added to every fine issued, regardless of the value of the fine or its associated demerit points.

If a motorist receives a R200 or R2,000 fine - an additional R100 must be added for the Infringement Penalty Levy.

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