ComfortDelgro agrees to pass savings from road tax rebate to drivers; other operators still undecided
At least two taxi operators are reviewing the recent Budget announcement on the one-year road tax rebate.
But the two - SMRT Taxis and Prime Taxi - have not decided if they will join industry leader ComfortDelgro in passing on the savings to taxi hirers.
This follows a call from the National Taxi Association for taxi operators to do so.
ComfortDelgro said the road tax rebate works out to some $5 million in savings for the company or $306 per taxi.
A company spokesperson said it will pass all savings to its drivers.
So far, ComfortDelgro is the only company that has agreed to do so.
The one-year rebate of 30 per cent applies to goods vehicles, buses and taxis and is part of the government's effort to ease cash flow for companies.
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