Budget Speech 2017-2018 and new tax tables

Feb 22 2017
South African Budget 2017 - 2018

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

View our online tax calculator to see how it affects your tax compared to last year.

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 Income Rate of Tax (R)
0 - 189 880 18% of taxable income
189 881 – 296 540 34 178 + 26% of taxable income above 189 880
296 541 – 410 460 61 910 + 31% of taxable income above 296 540
410 461 – 555 600 97 225 + 36% of taxable income above 410 460
555 601 – 708 310 149 475 + 39% of taxable income above 555 600
708 311 – 1 500 000 209 032 + 41% of taxable income above 708 310
1 500 001 and above 533 625 + 45% of taxable income above 1 500 000

Tax Rebates

Rebate  
Primary R13 635
Secondary (Persons 65 and older) R7 479
Tertiary (Persons 75 and older) R2 493

Tax Thresholds

Age Tax Threshold
Below age 65 R75 750
Age 65 to 75 R117 300
Age 75 and over R131 150