Student Tax!

DID YOU KNOW? You can claim tax back!

Working and studying is hard enough without the tax man taking some of your hard-earned cash. Luckily if you submit a tax return you can get some of that cash back.

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What is Tax & Why Must We Pay #ICYMI

Tax is a compulsory deduction from your salary which is paid to SARS. This money goes towards the development & management of South Africa.

These are some of the things your tax pays for:
  • Basic Education
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Hospitals, Police Force
  • Roads & Street lights!

Is there a Tax Refund waiting for me at SARS?

Do any of these apply to you?

  • Have you ever received a payslip?
  • Have you ever got paid less than expected?
  • Have you ever seen PAYE tax on your payslip?

If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, congratulations, you’re full on adulting!

Click here to calculate your refund

Let’s calculate your tax refund!

Grab a copy of your IRP5, if you dont have a copy, ask your employer for it. Enter the total amount earned between 1 March 2017 & end February 2018.
Enter the total income earned on your IRP5 (source code 3699)
Enter the amount deducted for PAYE (source code 4102)
Do you have another IRP5 that you want to add?    


Follow these 3 steps to get your tax refund

Find out your tax number from SARS

Check your IRP5 or payslip, or phone SARS on 0800 00 7277 to find out your tax number.

Register for SARS eFiling online

SARS eFiling is online channel to submit tax returns.
Click here to register

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