rates of tax for individuals

2018 tax year (1 March 2017 - 28 February 2018)
 
​Taxable income (R) ​Rates of tax (R)
0 – 189 880 18% of taxable income
189 881 – 296 540 34 178 + 26% of taxable income above 189 880
296 541 – 410 460 61 910 + 31% of taxable income above 296 540
410 461 – 555 600 97 225 + 36% of taxable income above 410 460
555 601 – 708 310 149 475 + 39% of taxable income above 555 600
708 311 – 1 500 000 209 032 + 41% of taxable income above 708 310
​1 500 001 and above ​533 625 + 45% of taxable income above 1 500 000

 

2017 tax year (1 March 2016 - 28 February 2017)

​Taxable income (R) ​Rates of tax (R)
0 – 188 000 18% of taxable income
188 001 – 293 600 33 840 + 26% of taxable income above 188 000
293 601 – 406 400 61 296* + 31% of taxable income above 293 600
406 401 – 550 100 96 264 + 36% of taxable income above 406 400
550 101 – 701 300 147 996 + 39% of taxable income above 550 100
701 301 and above 206 964 + 41% of taxable income above 701 300

 * Note: Parliament is processing tax legislation that will change the current amount of 61 269 to 61 296 later in 2017.

2016 tax year (1 March 2015 - 29 February 2016)

​Taxable income (R) ​Rates of tax (R)
​0 - 181 900 ​18% of each R1
​181 901 - 284 100 ​32 742 + 26% of the amount above 181 900
​284 101 - 393 200 ​59 314 + 31% of the amount above 284 100
​393 201 - 550 100 ​93 135 + 36% of the amount above 393 200
​550 101 - 701 300 ​149 619 + 39% of the amount above 550 100
​701 301 and above ​208 587 + 41% of the amount above 701 300

 

2015 tax year (1 March 2014 - 28 February 2015)

​Taxable income (R) ​Rates of tax (R)
0 - 174 550​ ​18% of each R1
​174 551 - 272 700 ​31 419 + 25% of the amount above 174 550
​272 701 - 377 450 ​55 957 +30% of the amount above 272 700
​377 451 - 528 000 ​87 382 + 35% of the amount above 377 450
​528 001 - 673 100 ​140 074 +38% of the amount above 528 000
​673 101 and above ​195 212 + 40% of the amount above 673 100
  

2014 tax year (1 March 2013 - 28 February 2014)

Taxable income (R)​ ​Rates of tax (R)
​0 - 165 600 ​18% of each R1
​165 601 - 258 750 ​29 808 + 25% of the amount above 165 600
​258 751 - 358 110 ​53 096 + 30% of the amount above 258 750
​358 111 - 500 940 ​82 904 + 35% of the amount above 358 110
​500 941 - 638 600 ​132 894 +38% of the amount above 500 940
​638 601 and above ​185 205 + 40% of the amount above 638 600
  

 

Tax Rebates

Tax Rebate​​ ​ ​ Tax Year​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​2018

2017

​2016     ​2015 ​2014
​Primary ​R13 635 ​R13 500 ​R13 257 ​R12 726 ​R12 080
​Secondary (65 and older) ​R7 479 ​R7 407 ​R7 407 ​R7 110 ​R6 750
​Tertiary (75 and older) ​R2 493 ​R2 466 ​R2 466 ​R2 367 ​R2 250

 

Tax Thresholds

​ ​ Tax Year​ ​ ​ ​ ​

Person                              

​2018 2017 ​2016 ​  2015     ​2014
Under 65 ​R75 750 ​R75 000 ​R73 650 ​R70 700 ​R67 111
​65 an older ​R117 300 ​R116 150 ​R114 800 ​R110 200 ​R104 611
​75 and older ​R131 150 ​R129 850 ​R128 500 ​R123 350 ​R117 111

 

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