Not sure if you should if you need to submit an income tax return? Not everyone needs to, here are five points to help you know if you qualify.  

You do not need to file a tax return, if your total salary earned for the period 01 March 2015 to 29 February 2016 is not more than R350 000 (before tax), provided:

  • You only had one employer
  • You have no car allowance or other income
  • You are not claiming tax related deductions
  • You received interest, not exceeding R23 800 (below age 65 years), R34 500 (over age 65 years)
  • Dividends were paid to you and you were a non – resident during the 2016 assessment year