Lack of service delivery prompts businesses to boycott paying rates and taxes in Emfuleni

November 16, 2022 0 By Cypher9ja

A group of business owners in Vereeniging, south of Johannesburg, have decided to boycott payment for municipal services to the embattled Emfuleni local municipality. Emfuleni has been in the news for all the wrong reasons for the longest time now. In recent times, Eskom obtained a court order to attach assets to the tune of R1.3 billion belonging to the municipality due to a continuous debt. ALSO READ: Eskom explains why Emfuleni left them no choice but to attach municipality’s assets The municipality was placed under administration in 2018 until recently. Speaking to The Citizen, director of the Vereeniging Business…