What does Tax Year-End mean for your business?

The 2019/2020 Budget Speech was announced by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on 20 February 2019.

Sage knows how the Budget Speech will affect your bottom line, so we've provided you with Budget Speech updates, insights, changes and tools – keeping you in the know.

Salary Tax Calculator

Get it right with our salary tax calculator

Our online salary tax calculator is in line with the changes announced in the 2019/2020 Budget Speech. It's so easy to use. Simply enter your current monthly salary and allowances to view what your tax saving or liability will be.

A SARS compliant solution for every business.

Build your business with these guides

The quick guide to Payroll Compliance.

Advice from experts on how to manage and maintain payroll compliance.

Quick start guide to Payroll Tax Year-End

Best practices for preparing, processing, and planning payroll Tax Year-End.

Sage Tax Pocket Guide for 2019/2020

A complete reference guide covering legislative matters that affect the HR and payroll practitioner in South Africa.

Annual Payroll Tax Seminar 2019

The most important event on your payroll calendar

Rates of tax for individuals

2019 Tax Table

Taxable Income (R) Rates of tax (R)
0 - 195 850 18% of taxable income
195 851 - 305 850 35 253 + 26% of taxable income above
195 850
305 851 - 423 300 63 853 + 31% of taxable income above
305 850
423 301 - 555 600 100 263 + 36% of taxable income above
423 300
555 601 - 708 310 147 891 + 39% of taxable income above
555 600
708 311 - 1 500 000 207 448 + 41% of taxable income above
708 310
1 500 001 and above 532 041 + 45% of taxable income above
1 500 000

Tax Rebates:

Primary R14 220
Secondary (Persons 65 and older) R7 794
Tertiary (Persons 75 and older) R2 601

Age Thresholds:

Age Tax Threshold
Below age 65 R79 000
Age 65 to below 75 R122 300
Age 75 and over R136 750

Medical Aid Tax Credits:

Medical Aid Tax Credits
Main Member R310
First Dependent R310
Additional Dependents R209

Subsistence Allowance:

Subsistence Allowance (RSA)
Meals and Incidentals R435
Incidentals Only R134

Prescribed Rate Per Kilometre:

Prescribed Rate Per Kilometre
Remains unchanged at R3.61

Free online travel logbook

Our SARS compliant travel logbook allows you to keep track of and consolidate your travel claims throughout the year. Remember to sms your car’s kilometre reading as on 28 February 2019 to your own cell phone for safe keeping.

On-Demand Webinar

Payroll Checkpoints for an easy Tax Year-End.

We have outlined the most common payroll mistakes and provided you with useful tips on how to avoid them.

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