Average Income Tax rates comparisons

See how the changes in tax rates affect the various age groups per income level from last year 2016/7 to this year, 2017/18.


Taxpayers below 65

Taxable income (R)
2016/17 rates (R)
Proposed 2017/18 rates (R)
Tax change (R)
% change
Average tax rates
Old rates
New rates
85 000
1 800
1 665
-135
-7.5%
2.1%
2.0%
90 000
2 700
2 565
-135
-5.0%
3.0%
2.9%
100 000
4 500
4 365
-135
-3.0%
4.5%
4.4%
120 000
8 100
7 965
-135
-1.7%
6.8%
6.6%
150 000
13 500
13 365
-135
-1.0%
9.0%
8.9%
200 000
23 460
23 174
-285
-1.2%
11.7%
11.6%
250 000
36 460
36 174
-285
-0.8%
14.6%
14.5%
300 000
49 780
49 347
-432
      -0.9%
16.6%
16.4%
400 000
80 780
80 347
-432
-0.5%
20.2%
20.1%
500 000
116 460
115 824
-635
-0.5%
23.3%
23.2%
750 000
213 431
212 490
-941
-0.4%
28.5%
28.3%
1 000 000
315 931
314 990
-941
-0.3%
31.6%
31.5%
1 500 000
520 931
519 990
-941
-0.2%
34.7%
34.7%
2 000 000
725 931
744 990
19 059
2.6%
36.3%
37.2%

 
Source: National Treasury

 

Taxpayers aged 65 to 74

Taxable income (R)
2016/17 rates (R)
Proposed 2017/18 rates (R)
Tax change (R)
% change
Average tax rates
Old rates
New rates
120 000
   693
   484
-209
-30.2%
0.6%
0.4%
150 000
6 093
 5 884
-209
-3.4%
4.1%
3.9%
200 000
16 053
15 693
-359
-2.2%
8.0%
7.8%
250 000
29 053
28 693
-359
-1.2%
11.6%
11.5%
300 000
42 373
41 866
-506
-1.2%
14.1%
14.0%
400 000
73 373
72 866
-506
-0.7%
18.3%
18.2%
500 000
109 053
108 343
-709
-0.7%
21.8%
21.7%
750 000
206 024
205 009
-1 015
-0.5%
27.5%
27.3%
1 000 000
308 524
307 509
-1 015
-0.3%
30.9%
30.8%
1 500 000
513 524
512 509
-1 015
-0.2%
34.2%
34.2%
2 000 000
718 524
737 509
18 985
2.6%
35.9%
36.9%


Source: National Treasury

 

Taxpayers aged 75 and over

Taxable income (R)
2016/17 rates (R)
Proposed 2017/18 rates (R)
Tax change (R)
% change
Average tax rates
Old rates
New rates
150 000
3 627
 3 393
-234
-6.4%
2.4%
2.3%
200 000
13 587
13 203
-384
-2.8%
6.8%
6.6%
250 000
26 587
26 203
-384
-1.4%
10.6%
10.5%
300 000
39 907
 39 376
-531
-1.3%
13.3%
13.1%
400 000
70 907
70 376
-531
-0.7%
17.7%
17.6%
500 000
106 587
105 853
-734
-0.7%
21.3%
21.2%
750 000
203 558
202 518
-1 039
-0.5%
27.1%
27.0%
1 000 000
306 058
305 018
-1 039
-0.3%
30.6%
30.5%
1 500 000
511 058
510 018
-1 039
-0.2%
34.1%
34.0%
2 000 000
716 058
735 018
18 961
2.6%
35.8%
36.8%


Source: National Treasury

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