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Note: Results do not cater for all scenarios and should be used as an indicator only.

Income tax table for individuals

2022 tax year (1 March 2021 - 28 February 2022)

​Taxable income (R)

Rates of tax (R)

1 - 216200

18% of taxable income

216201 - 337800

38916 + 26% of taxable income above 216200

337801 - 467500

70532 + 31% of taxable income above 337800

467501 - 613600

110739 + 36% of taxable income above 467500

613601 - 782200

163335 + 39% of taxable income above 613600

782201 - 1626600

229089 + 41% of taxable income above 782200

1656601 and above

587593 + 45% of taxable income above 1656600

Want to know more about income tax?We answer some frequently asked questions.

    Yes. If you are working from home as a result of the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, SARS allows some tax-payers to claim for some expenses as a deduction from their taxable income. 

    Do you want to know how? Learn more about claiming tax deductions while working from home.

    Donate to a charity: You can donate up to 10% of your taxable income to a SARS registered charity and claim a tax deduction on this donation.

    Join a medical aid scheme: Receive a fixed monthly tax credit for you as a primary member if you contribute to a Medical Aid. Get further credits for your first dependent and additional dependents.

    Commission earnings: SARS will allow you to deduct all your business-related travel against your commission income if your commission income makes up more than 50% of your total income.

    Save in a retirement plan: Retirement investments are tax-deductible up to a certain extent. Old Mutual has a variety of tried-and-tested retirement solutions to help you save on income tax. View our retirement products here.