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Why being taxed on money that is less than R4000?

Posted 30 April 2015 under Tax Q&A


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Johannes says:
24 April 2015 at 13:52

I normally earn my salary first and be taxed from my salary,and after 2 weeks I then receive the bonus that is less than R4 000 and it is being taxed too,why is this happening?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
24 April 2015 at 18:51

Your bonus is added to your salary and the resulting total is taxed - so overall the amount is bigger than the threshold for taxation.


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