Explainer: South Africa's 'expat tax' - your questions answered

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The change to section 10(1)(o)(ii) of the Income Tax Act has caused a lot of confusion for South Africans living and working abroad. Director of Sable International's South African tax division, William Louw, clarifies all uncertainty around the new South African 'expat tax', which came into effect on 1 March, setting out the changes and what they mean for you.  The South African Expat tax has been effective since 1 March which may be a relief to many people who are working overseas, but you're only exempt from being taxed on your foreign employment remuneration if it's less than R1,25 m...

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