Dataset: Revenue Statistics Africa Details of Tax Revenue - South Africa
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Africa Desk: dev.africa@oecd.org
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Data on national government taxation from the South African Revenue Service (SARS);
Data on social security contributions, and taxes levied at the provincial and local level from the National Treasury of South Africa.

Data for grants are from the financial statements of the Reconstruction and Development Fund Programme (RDP) Fund administered by the office of Accountant General.
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Year ending 31st December. Some fiscal year data have been adjusted to align to calendar years. Social security contributions and taxes at provincial and local level are reported on a fiscal year basis beginning 1st April. For example, the data for 2018 represent April 2018 to March 2019.
Data prior to 1995/96 were restated retrospectively to aggregate the revenues from TBVC States and Self-Governing Territories.
With the adoption of the interim Constitution in 1994, these were abolished.
-TBVC States: Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei.
-Self-Governing Territories: Gazankulu, Kangwane, Kwandebele, Kwazulu, Lebowa and Qwaqwa.
Tax revenues on national and provincial government level in South Africa are on a cash basis, while local authorities and public entities are on an accrual basis.
Tax revenues at the local and provincial levels are only available from 2003 (representing fiscal year 2003/04).
Dataset: Revenue Statistics Africa Details of Tax Revenue - South AfricaContact person/organisation
Africa Desk: dev.africa@oecd.org
Direct source
Data on national government taxation from the South African Revenue Service (SARS);
Data on social security contributions, and taxes levied at the provincial and local level from the National Treasury of South Africa.

Data for grants are from the financial statements of the Reconstruction and Development Fund Programme (RDP) Fund administered by the office of Accountant General.
Unit of measure usedRandPower codeMillionsItem coverage
Year ending 31st December. Some fiscal year data have been adjusted to align to calendar years. Social security contributions and taxes at provincial and local level are reported on a fiscal year basis beginning 1st April. For example, the data for 2018 represent April 2018 to March 2019.
Data prior to 1995/96 were restated retrospectively to aggregate the revenues from TBVC States and Self-Governing Territories.
With the adoption of the interim Constitution in 1994, these were abolished.
-TBVC States: Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei.
-Self-Governing Territories: Gazankulu, Kangwane, Kwandebele, Kwazulu, Lebowa and Qwaqwa.
Tax revenues on national and provincial government level in South Africa are on a cash basis, while local authorities and public entities are on an accrual basis.
Tax revenues at the local and provincial levels are only available from 2003 (representing fiscal year 2003/04).