Will TV licences become a thing of the past
? There are murmurings
of a 1% increase
in our taxes to make up the shortfall in the SABC's revenues but our taxes are already high, and there is no guarantee that every
taxpayer owns a TV or radio - don't forget the licence covers radio as well. The public has until 7 December 2009 to submit written comments on the draft Public Service Broadcasting Bill [which is supposed to be available from www.doc.gov.za
, not that we could find it yet, but thank you to the little bird who told us to try the Parliamentary Monitoring Group
]. What do you think?