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SARS Tax Tables for 2013

Posted 18 January 2013 under Tax



Tax rates for Individuals and Trusts
Income tax rates: Natural persons (that's you) and special trusts.

2013 tax year: 1 March 2012 - 28 Feb 2013.
Taxable Income Taxable rates
R0 - R160 000 18% of each R1
R160 001 - R250 000 R28 800 + 25% of the amount above R160 000
R250 001 - R346 000 R51 300 + 30% of the amount above R250 000
R346 001 - R484 000 R80 100 + 35% of the amount above R346 000
R484 001 - R617 000 R128 400 + 38% of the amount above R484 000
R617 001+ R178 940 + 40% of the amount above R617 000

 

Tax thresholds for natural persons:
If you earn below these amounts then you do not have to pay tax, though if you submit a tax return you may be eligible for a refund from other sources.
  2012 2013
Below 65 years of age R59 750 R63 556
Aged 65 and below 75 R93 150 R99 056
Aged 75 and over R104 261 R110 889

 

Tax rebates
A tax rebate is a portion of the tax you owe that SARS actually gives back, but in reality the amount is taken off the tax owing.
  2013
Primary - All natural persons R11 440
Secondary - Persons aged 65 and below 75 R6 390
Secondary - Persons aged 75 above R2 130

Car Allowance Fixed Cost
If you receive a travel allowance or a have the right to use a company car, the following table is used to determine the claim you can make against the allowance.
Value of Vehicle Fixed Cost (R / annum)
Fuel Cost
Maintenance Cost
R0 - 60 000 R19 492 73.7 c/km 25.7 c/km
R60 001 - 120 000 R38 726 77.6 c/km 29.0 c/km
R120 001 - 180 000 R52 594 81.5 c/km 32.3 c/km
R180 001 - 240 000 R66 440 89.6 c/km 36.9 c/km
R240 001 - 300 000 R79 185 102.7 c/km 45.2 c/km
R300 001 - 360 000 R91 873 117.1 c/km 53.7 c/km
R360 001 - 420 000 R105 809 119.3 c/km 65.2 c/km
R420 001 - 480 000 R119 683 133.6 c/km 68.3 c/km
exceeding R480 000 R119 683 133.6 c/km 68.3 c/km


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