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What kinds of tax do we pay?​

Here in South Africa we pay various taxes. We don’t pay all of these taxes all of the time but here is a comprehensive list. Some of these have been repealed but some people still like to have information on them, we have marked these with an *:

Without the revenue from tax, the government can’t do its job. The state needs your tax paid in rands to fund social and economic programmes, and to provide public goods and services, such as schools, universities, hospitals, clinics and roads, as well as defence and security.

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