/ 5 July 2022

Why government would fall short of cash if the fuel levy is scrapped

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“Scrapping the fuel levy means that the rich would also receive that benefit. So, from a point of equity and reducing poverty, it would make more sense to increase cash transfers to the poor and to leave the fuel tax as it is.” (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)
But restructuring the Road Accident Fund levy would reduce pressure on consumers

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