The petrol price doubled over the past decade - with fuel tax jumping 132%

2020-01-02 07:19

Taxes on fuel increased from R2.43 in 2010 to R5.63 in 2019.

Fuel price hikes may cause inflationary pressure - Sacci

2019-03-05 16:13

SA motorists will be paying 74 cents more per litre of petrol and between 91 and 93 cents more per litre of diesel in March.

This is how fuel taxes increased since 2008 - with an extra 29c coming this year

2019-02-20 14:31

Government levies now represent almost 41% of the petrol price.

Why a transport expert believes the fuel levy's days are numbered

2018-08-28 21:03

A logistics expert, who is researching the ways road users are taxed, says the fuel levy is becoming increasingly unproductive as vehicles' fuel efficiency increases.

IFP joins call for fuel levy suspension

2018-07-17 11:26

The IFP has called for a halt on fuel price levies, saying the ruling party is dragging its feet.

Petrol price breakdown

2018-04-10 11:14

Wondering why petrol is so pricey? As this is something every motorist should be informed about, the Automobile Association has published a breakdown of the fuel price to explain where the money goes to.

Fuel levy fury: Possible price shock for Western Cape motorists

2018-04-01 19:00

A proposed fuel levy for motorists in the Western Cape, in addition to the existing national fuel levy, is being fiercely opposed.

SA set for pain at the pumps as fuel levy kicks in

2018-03-15 12:27

The overall price of fuel is set to increase in April because of the addition of increased fuel levies, according to the Automobile Association.

Fuel and Road Accident Fund levies going up

2018-02-21 14:11

Increases in the general fuel levy and the Road Accident Fund levy, largely expected by economists, are likely to bring in R1.22bn in additional revenue.

Slight drop in petrol price

2017-02-24 14:08

The Department of Energy has announced that the pump price of both grades of petrol will decrease from next Wednesday.


Ferial Haffajee: Stop taxing us! Spend our money honestly instead

2019-07-11 05:00

South Africans are way over-taxed, says Ferial Haffajee. Shouldn't the taxes we do pay be put to better use?

Fuel levy will have a 'deep impact', says AA

2019-02-20 20:25

The Automobile Association foresees that increases to the fuel levies will have a deep impact on the fuel price for the months ahead.

Government waging tax war on citizens with fuel price

2018-10-05 14:08

There may be nothing we can do about the oil price, but there is plenty we could do immediately to reduce the tax on fuel, writes Mmusi Maimane.

South Africans now spend more on fuel than on new cars – for the first time since 2014

2018-07-25 16:43

For 2018 so far, South Africans spent on average R14.76 billion monthly on fuel, and just over R14 billion on buying new vehicles.

RAF financial and administrative hurdles laid bare

2018-04-19 16:33

A meeting of the Road Accident Fund with Parliament comes amid accusations that CEO Lindelwa Jabavu’s qualifications are false.

Open letter to minister of finance on fuel levy, inflation

2018-04-03 17:58

A Fin24 user says that over the past few years he has always been meaning to write an open letter to the minister of finance after the annual national budget.

SA consumers cautioned ahead of VAT, fuel levy increases

2018-03-20 14:00

April will see a number of number of budgetary pronouncements hit SA motorists, including increases in the fuel levy and VAT pushing up car prices.

Motorists hit hard by double digit tax increases

2018-02-21 18:59

Motorists will have to fork out more when filling up their petrol tanks owing to increases in both the fuel and Road Accident Fund levies.

Rand eating away at April's expected petrol price drop - AA

2017-03-28 13:16

Fuel prices for April are expected to be lower than in March, even accounting for the rise in fuel taxes which takes effect at month-end, says the Automobile Association.

Fuel breather for motorists as oil sinks, rand firms - AA

2017-02-24 10:30

Rand strength, and a retreat of international petroleum prices, have combined to produce a surprise drop in fuel prices at the end of February, according to the AA.

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