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How much do you have to earn to apply for your tax back?

Posted 17 September 2012 under Tax Questions


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I earn approximately R127K per year and was wondering if I can apply for my tax back.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
27 August 2012 at 22:13

If you are a salaried employee and under the age of 65 then you would pay tax on a monthly basis (PAYE) on annual earnings over R63 556. The more you earn the more tax you will pay. You can reduce the tax and possibly get a tax refund if you have expenses such as:

Medical Aid;
Pension Fund;
Retirement Annuity fund;
Income Protection;
Log book if you have a travel allowance;
Donations to a registered Public Benefit Organisation.

When complete your tax return you would include these amounts if you have them as expenses which may result in a refund.

Going through the TaxTim process will guide you along the way by asking all the relevant questions and help you become tax compliant and hopefully you will be due a refund.


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