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Tax returns

Posted 15 April 2016

When can I submit my tax returns for the year 2015/2016?

Does a sole trader require signed financial statements?

Posted 14 April 2016

Does a sole trader who is registered for provisional tax need to have annual financials done?

Tax payable on buy to let property

Posted 11 April 2016

I have invested in 4 properties to rent out to provide me with income. The total income I am recieving each month is R 18 000. I am 60 years old and have no other income. The properties are all in my name. How much tax will be payable on this monthly amount considering that this is my primary income.

How do I de-register for Provisional tax?

Posted 6 April 2016

I am a registered provisional taxpayer from when I earned other income than my salary. I now only have a salary income. Nothing else. How do I deregister for provisional tax purposes?

Tax when working for different employers / independent contractor

Posted 6 April 2016

I am about to start 2 different half day jobs. In the morning I work for an organisation and in the afternoon I work for an individual. Should I expect the individual I work for to deduct PAYE or should I put it the PAYE amount away and pay it as personal income tax?

How do I claim Withholding Tax back?

Posted 5 April 2016

Hi, we get charged withholding tax from Botswana. We have the withholding tax certificates issued from BURS Botswana Unified Revenue Service, but how or where do we claim this back on our IRP6 form.

Must commission earners register for provisional tax?

Posted 5 April 2016

Hi Tim,
I earn a basic salary and a commission. The total commission earned is more than 50% of my total earnings. Do I need to register for provisional tax?

Submission of late Provisional Tax returns

Posted 5 April 2016

I received rental income in 2016 tax year, but didn't pay provisional tax. On my ITA34 I am not registered for Provisional tax, but on my SOA, requested one day later, it states that I am registered for Provisional Tax. What are my options now in order to pay the minimal penalties/interest? Do I rather not submit the late IPR6 tax returns and only specify the rental income when I submit my next Income Tax Return?
Also, how does the fact that I am married in community of property influence ...

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Please clarify if I can get a tax directive and how they work

Posted 4 April 2016

My estimated gross income R670 114. 00
My estimated expenditure R306 081. 00
Estimated taxable income R364 033. 00
Please show me the calculations to get a tax directive of 20%

Why aren't I getting tax rebates on all my work expenses?

Posted 31 March 2016

I contract for a UK based company and and paid in Rands each month - a salary, and all my expenses. Currently I pay a tax person in SA to do my tax (I am paid in full and then it's my responsibility to sort my tax out), however I haven't received any rebates from SARS for 3 years despite all my expenses, including travel, office rental, parking (all business related). Wondering if you can help? Would TaxTim be able to deal with my provisional tax?

Wear and Tear claim for home office equipment for sole proprietor

Posted 31 March 2016

Can a sole proprietor claim wear and tear on home office furniture, equipment, computers? What is the allowance?

Please explain provisional tax

Posted 31 March 2016

I know that I have to pay personal tax 3 times a year but I don't understand for when I am paying or being calculated for.

Do I qualify for Turnover Tax?

Posted 30 March 2016

I work as a sole proprietor in the travel industry where I earn commission. I work from home and have to look for my own business but I work through a travel agent who collects the money on my behalf and they pay over my commission monthly. Can I register for Turnover Tax? My income is below R1m per year but I am worried that I may be classified as a personal service provider as more than 80% of my income comes from one source namely the travel agent and not the individual clients.

If I am a provisional tax payer, do I still pay PAYE?

Posted 24 March 2016

If I am a provisional tax payer, do I still pay PAYE?

Are bond initiation fees, legal fees and valuation fees deductible for tax?

Posted 23 March 2016

Hi, I have registered as a provisional tax payer and did my tax return in August. My rental expenses (levies, interest and taxes) are greater than my rental income I earn. Do I still need to file the provisional tax payer tax return now and see if any payments are due?

I have paid for your services for my personal income tax, but haven't received any of my tax information yet (for investments, medical aid etc). Must I just wait until those all come later in the year and send them thro...

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How to calculate the IRP6 and ITR14?

Posted 22 March 2016

My company was registered with CIPC last year in March 2015 and when I went to SARS to submit my ITR14 they say I must register online but before I submit the ITR14 I must firstly submit the IRP6. I would like to know firstly as to how do I calculate my IRP6 and when do I start to calculate since as I said my company was registered last year?

Should there be a PAYE deduction from my sole proprietor invoice?

Posted 21 March 2016

I operate a sole proprietor providing services to various companies on an "in need" basis on short and medium tem basis. I operate at my client place of business however the latest client has started deducting PAYE from my invoice at a rate of 33. 3% although I am not on a fixed contract and will not derive more than 80% of my annual income from them. Are they entitled to do this and how do I reconcile these deductions as a provisional tax payer?

PAYE or Provisional Tax

Posted 18 March 2016

I own a small business - registered with CIPC as a private company. I am the sole director of this company and currently get paid a salary by the company. Should I be registered for PAYE, UIF and WCA for the income in the form of the salary or are provisional tax payments sufficient.

Sole Proprietor - PAYE - IRP5

Posted 18 March 2016

If I am a sole proprietor and am registered for PAYE/UIF, as I employ one individual, and have paid PAYE for myself during the 2015-2016 tax year so that I don't get hit with a big Income Tax bill at the end (this is over and above the two provisional tax amounts I have paid) - how do I declare this tax paid on an IRP5? Do I declare an income amount even though my accounts have not been finalized or do I leave the income amount blank but complete the 4102 PAYE code on Easyfile?

Will I receive a penalty if my second provisional tax payment is late, however I make a third top-up

Posted 17 March 2016

Good day, I have not paid my provisional tax that was due on 29 February 2016 due to very little money coming in and low on funds. Will all be in order if I don't pay, but can make the full payment on or before the 3rd optional payment?( September if I am correct)

Employing a relative

Posted 14 March 2016

I pay provisional tax and have 2 contractors to whom I pay FEES (commission) on sales leads that they generate for me. My question is: I wish to use the services of my daughter-in-law (same surname as mine) in a similar capacity so will SARS see this as shifting my tax burden to avoid a higher bracket or will I be allowed to book this family member as a legitimate earner in her own right?
I would maintain a payments register and her fees would be paid over periodically to her banking accou...

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Do you get an ITA34 when you submit provisional tax returns

Posted 14 March 2016

Do you get an ITA34 when you submit provisional tax returns manually. All I have is my provisional
Return I completed at SARS office stamped by them.

Medical practice tax return and deductions

Posted 14 March 2016

If you have a sole proprietorship, a medical practice that provides wound care for patients at home. There is only two employees. The owner (the nurse that does the wound care) and one person doing the financials and administration. The business is not registered, but the nurse has a practice number. How would you submit the tax return (as personal tax return/business?) and what deductions could you claim?

Should I register as a provisional taxpayer for freelance work even if I have a contract position?

Posted 11 March 2016

I have a contract with an employer for a minimum of 40 hours per month from April 2016-September 2016. They should be paying tax for me on this. I will likely be doing some other freelance work during this time (and for the remainder of the tax year). Will I have to register as a provisional taxpayer for the freelance work? And as a provisional taxpayer, when do I need to register for the 2017 tax year, and will I only have to pay tax twice per tax year, or still a PAYE amount per month?

What are these company returns for?

Posted 9 March 2016

What are the following forms for:

IT34
IT14
IRP5
IRP6
IT12
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