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National Treasury’s performance report detailing invoices older than 30 days and unpaid in the 2020/21 financial year shows that the Eastern Cape is the biggest defaulter, followed by Gauteng. Photo: iStock
National Treasury’s performance report detailing invoices older than 30 days and unpaid in the 2020/21 financial year shows that the Eastern Cape is the biggest defaulter, followed by Gauteng. Photo: iStock

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This is despite the province launching an online invoice tracking system in 2019 to deal with payment backlogs.

The province’s unpaid invoices stand at R1 842 631 996, while small businesses in the province are going under and shutting down.

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