Johannesburg – Gauteng had the largest number of taxpayers for the 2015 tax year in South Africa, according to the latest tax statistics report.
The report, which is published jointly by National Treasury and the South African Revenue Services (Sars), was released on Tuesday. It takes the tax register as at March 2016.
There was a total of 18.2 million registered taxpayers which was up 8.4% compared to the previous year. Of these, only 4.8m of taxpayers were assessed.