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'Totally unreasonable increase in admin fees' - More than 19 000 readers respond

2017-10-20 10:04

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Johannesburg -  Earlier in October Wheels24 reported that SA motorists could be forking out more to own their cars with a proposed increase for vehicle licence transaction fees from 2018, reports a Government gazette.

The Justice Project South Africa is asking Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi to justify the increase.

In October, a government gazette announced that as of February 2018, an amount of R72 (an increase of R30) will be added to all vehicle renewal fees as part of a transaction fee to be paid to the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC).

READ: Increase in SA vehicle licence transaction fees 'must be explained' - JPSA

We asked Wheels24 readers what they thought of the transaction fee increase in a poll.

It's ridiculous - 30% 8569 votes
It's fair - 2% 659 votes
It's just another money making scheme - 68% 19238 votes

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