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Is it possible to be taxed 25% of your total income working part time?

Posted 21 October 2014 under Tax Q&A


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I would like to know if I am getting paid R5000 a month and I am working 15 hours a week which totals to 60 hours a month therefore how must should I be taxed by the company I am working for?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
21 October 2014 at 23:58

The company is taxing you as if you are a part-time worker at 25% which is correct on balance as they do not know what your actual tax bracket is. SARS requests this percentage to be deducted and if you have overpaid tax then you will be able to claim this on submission of your tax return.


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