The 2017-2018 South African Budget Speech was presented by the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday, 22 February 2017.

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Below are the 2017 South African tax tables, as released on 22 February 2017. 

View or Download the 2017 Tax Pocket Guide at the bottom of the page.


Individuals and special trusts

Taxable IncomeRate of Tax (R)
0 - 189 88018% of taxable income
189 881 – 296 54034 178 + 26% of taxable income above 189 880
296 541 – 410 46061 910 + 31% of taxable income above 296 540
410 461 – 555 60097 225 + 36% of taxable income above 410 460
555 601 – 708 310149 475 + 39% of taxable income above 555 600
708 311 – 1 500 000209 032 + 41% of taxable income above 708 310
1 500 001 and above533 625 + 45% of taxable income above 1 500 000
Tax Rebates

Rebate 
PrimaryR13 635
Secondary (Persons 65 and older)R7 479
Tertiary (Persons 75 and older)R2 493
Tax Thresholds

AgeTax Threshold
Below age 65R75 750
Age 65 to 75R117 300
Age 75 and overR131 150


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