The South African tax system can seem complicated. However, if viewed through the lens of an individual and how tax applies to them it can be easier to understand, as this graphic illustrates. It talks to the different kinds of taxes paid by people, and how the recent VAT increase will affect the average person’s day-to-day living expenses.

Sources: https://www.1life.co.za/blog/vat-increase, https://www.educba.com/direct-tax-vs-indirect-tax/ and www.wikipedia.com

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