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How much does an R8000 monthly earner have to be taxed?

Posted 4 April 2016 under Tax Q&A


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Mondli says:
2 April 2016 at 8:42

Morning, in March I was taxed R1600 according to my payslip. I still do not understand why I was taxed so much. I earn R8000 a month & I get paid on the 25th of everything.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
4 April 2016 at 9:26

Please make use of our SARS income tax calculator to see what tax you should pay on R8,000 per month.

That tax does seem high - were there any other deductions on your payslip? Did you perhaps receive additional pay (e.g. bonus / overtime) which would result in higher tax? It would be best to follow up with your employer to find out why the tax is so high.


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