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Do you have to pay SA tax on joint pension of - R60,000 (R30k each)?

Posted 26 August 2013 under Tax Q&A


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My husband and myself receive a British pension each. Not a full pension, something like R60,000 a year between us. Do we have to pay south African tax on it?
Thanks
Molly

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
27 August 2013 at 0:34

You do not need to pay income tax on foreign pensions, they are exempt from SA income tax.

Molly says:
27 August 2013 at 17:38

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

MOLLY

TaxTim TaxTim says:
27 August 2013 at 17:47

Only a pleasure!


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