Tax Clock

​How much of your work day is spent paying taxes?​

Did you know, you don’t just pay tax in Rands, but hours as well?

Tax forms part of your total salary, which means that part of your 9-5 goes towards the development of the state. Enter your salary below to see how many hours you spend on government services and where your money may be going.

Learn more about the budget on vulekamali.gov.za

What is your annual income* (before tax)?

* This should be your income before tax but after deductions such as pension and medical aid.

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This calculator only provides approximations and makes simplifying assumptions. These calculations are based on VAT and personal income tax as per the 2020 budget. The VAT calculation assumes all disposable income is spent on standard rated (15%) items. Secondary and tertiary rebates are not included, nor are other indirect taxes such as customs, sin taxes, fuel levy, etc.