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Rates of Tax for Individuals

Rates of Tax for Individuals

Herewith the latest rates of tax for individuals in South Africa as supplied by SARS. There are limited opportunities to reduce your tax liability as explained in our FAQs.

2022 tax year (1 March 2021 – 28 February 2022)
​Taxable income (R)Rates of tax (R)
1 – 216 20018% of taxable income
216 201 – 337 80038 916 + 26% of taxable income above 216 200
337 801 – 467 50070 532 + 31% of taxable income above 337 800
467 501 – 613 600110 739 + 36% of taxable income above 467 500
613 601 – 782 200163 335 + 39% of taxable income above 613 600
782 201 – 1 656 600229 089  + 41% of taxable income above 782 200
1 656 601 and above587 593 + 45% of taxable income above 1 656 600
Tax Rebates (2022 compared to 2021)
Tax Rebate20222021
PrimaryR15 714​R14 958
​Secondary (65 and older)R8 613R8 199
Tertiary (75 and older)​R2 871R2 736
Tax Thresholds (2022 compared to 2021)
Age20222021
Under 65​R87 300R83 100
65 an olderR135 150R128 650
75 and olderR151 100R143 850
2021 tax year (1 March 2020 – 28 February 2021)
Taxable income (R)​Rates of tax (R)
1 – 205 90018% of taxable income
205 901 – 321 60037 062 + 26% of taxable income above 205 900
321 601 – 445 10067 144 + 31% of taxable income above 321 600
445 101 – 584 200105 429 + 36% of taxable income above 445 100
584 201 – 744 800155 505 + 39% of taxable income above 584 200
744 801 – 1 577 300218 139 + 41% of taxable income above 744 800
1 577 301 and above559 464 + 45% of taxable income above 1 577 300
Tax Rebates (2021 compared to 2020)
Tax Rebate20212020
PrimaryR14 958R14 220
​Secondary (65 and older)R8 199R7 794
Tertiary (75 and older)​​R2 736R2 601
Tax Tresholds (2021 compared to 2020)
Age20212020
Under 65​​R83 100​R79 000
65 an olderR128 650R​122 300
75 and olderR143 850R136 750

Contact Onestop Accounting if you require assistance with submitting your indiviudal tax return in South Africa.

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