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Myths about payroll tax deductions you should be aware of

Not everything you hear about tax is true. There are many myths and misconceptions about payroll tax in South Africa that simply won’t go away. Let’s look at a few of them and what the tax and labour laws actually say. No matter whether your employer calls what it pays you a salary, overtime or commission, it is taxed at the same rate on the payroll according to the standard PAYE tax tables.

The marmite National Health Insurance Bill

John Bercow, the speaker of the United Kingdom parliament, was recently referred to by a reporter as “the marmite speaker”. The expression was developed, originating in the UK, using marmite as an adjective to mean you either love it or hate it (or them) – but cannot be indifferent to it.

Looming ‘expat tax’ is ultimately fair

On 1 March 2020 the amended section of the Income Tax Act concerning the foreign employment income exemption comes into effect. This so-called 'expat tax' has caused concern among South Africans working abroad who currently pay no tax if they meet certain criteria. But, from next year, only R1 million of this income will be exempt from tax here.



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