AA warns against fuel tax cuts

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File: Another fuel price hike is expected to hit already-reeling consumers hard.

File: Another fuel price hike is expected to hit already-reeling consumers hard.

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File: Another fuel price hike is expected to hit already-reeling consumers hard.

File: Another fuel price hike is expected to hit already-reeling consumers hard.

JOHANNESBURG - The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) and the Wits Business School held a debate on fuel prices on Thursday.

The AA said that removing indirect taxes on fuel would not benefit consumers.

It warned the move would only force government to impose tariffs on other goods and services.

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The association called on government to find a practical solution to the problem.

It also said deregulation might lead to job losses in the long run.

AA and the Wits Business School held a debate on fuel prices.