Total Tax Contribution


Total tax contribution 2013

A closer look at the value created by large companies for the fiscus in the form of taxes. This is the fifth edition of PwC South Africa’s Total Tax Contribution survey.

The findings of this survey reinforce the message of how the South African tax system operates and impacts on businesses.

We believe that companies create significant value for the economy in the form of taxes. The results of this survey illustrate the importance of large companies to the economic health of the country. The opportunity for a meaningful debate on South Africa’s tax system, whether that debate is to encourage efficiency or to influence the direction of its policy, depends on studies such as this, which considers the overall impact of the system in its current form.

Issues covered in this edition:

  • TTC of large companies in South Africa 4
  • Taxes borne and taxes collected 8
  • Key measures 14
  • Trends in tax payments 18
  • Tax compliance costs 24
  • International comparisons