Taxes South Africa

Expat guide: Tax in South Africa

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Here's a short introduction to Expatica's tax information for South Africa, including taxation tips for US, UK and Canadian expats.

The tax system in South Africa
Taxes in your native country are complicated enough. Expatriate taxes can be totally confusing. Common questions addressed in articles on Expatica's Tax channel include: ‘How does the income tax system in my new country of residence work?', ‘Does my new country of residence tax expats or do tax rules back home still apply?', and ‘Where can I find a financial advisor specialising in expat tax issues?'.

Expatica's articles offer tips including 'Tax help for US expats', 'Expert tax tips: Becoming non-resident', 'Tax basics for Canadian expats', and 'Expert tax tips: Considerations for UK expats'.

Expat tax advantages

Expatica's Tax channel keeps expats informed with articles such as 'The income tax system in South Africa'. Our expat tax specialists explain how mobile workers employed in more than two countries can use a 'salary split' to reduce their tax burden, and how to deal with issues such as tax with your wealth 'suspended' between two cultures.

If you are a UK citizen residing abroad, you may want to read 'Expert tax tips: Returning to the UK'. For updates on UK tax, you can visit the tax channel on Expatica UK.

Ask the expert
Expatriate tax services are also available at our Ask the Expert section: ask one of Expatica's international and expat tax accountants under the Tax category for help. Try it: you may find that your question has already been answered!

Connect with other expats on Expatica
Expats who would like to share their viewpoints or ask advice from ‘veteran' expats in South Africa can visit the Expatica forums and get involved in discussions on expatriate tax issues. You can also share your experiences and questions with fellow expats on Expatica's Community.


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1 Comment To This Article

  • Jeremy posted:

    on 21st March 2016, 00:59:42 - Reply

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