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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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Question on secondary tax rebate

Posted 23 March 2016

If you turn 65 before end of February 2017 are you considered to be 65 or 64 for the current tax year.

Tax for R250 000 provident fund on retirement?

Posted 23 March 2016

If for example I have R250 000 provident fund amount on my retirement,will it be taxed or not?

Medical Aid and Pension contributions on IRP5

Posted 22 March 2016

I struggle to understand how the (The total deduction - code 4497 on IRP5) is calculated. I have a medical aid fund, pension fund and retirement annuity. My employer (the church) is contributing to all three of these funds. This question is for the 2016/2017 tax year with the new T-day implications. In the income section, the following IRP5 codes are used. (This I understand)
3810 - Medical aid benefit
3817 - Pension fund fringe benefit
3828 - RA fringe benefit

In the deductions/contribution section. These are the only items Payroll shows. ...

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Single versus married benefits, whats the difference?

Posted 22 March 2016

If you are single, you pay more taxes. How does this affect your payout on resignation? Do you get a lesser payout than your counterpart who is married? By rights, your pension benefits should actually be higher than that of someone who is married and retires with the same amount of years service??? Ie. 20yrs???
Gg

It is aleady summarised

Posted 22 March 2016

Is south African interest exempted?

Taxation on foreign sourced pension

Posted 21 March 2016

My wife and I are Irish and UK citizens respectively, currently living in the UK and are interested in the feasibility of retiring to South Africa. Our method of retirement would be either on a temporary retirement visa or as a person of independent financial means. I only mention this in case it impacts on my question. My particular interest is understanding how my UK pension income would be taxed in SA. My pension would be derived from a number of sources
1. UK State pension
2. Company pension. All pension is derived from activities not associated with South Africa...

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Tax on package and retirement cash withdrawal under the age of 50

Posted 21 March 2016

I am 40 years old. I have taken the retrenchment package from my company, the amount of R307,000. I also want to withdraw my retirement fund of R714,000 as cash amount and invest in the bank. Can you please inform me what my tax will be on my retrenchment package and my retirement.

Do you get taxed more on the second time you withdraw from a provident fund? Resignation.

Posted 17 March 2016

Do you get taxed more on the second time you withdraw from a provident fund? Resignation.

Tax on Employee and Employer Retirement Fund Contributions

Posted 16 March 2016

Regarding the new tax law on Employee contributions to retirement funds, is it correct to say that from the 1 March the employee portion of 7,5% and the employer portion of 8% must be included in the employee's gross salary and then taxed as a fringe benefit? We were wondering what suggestions you have of how this would appear on the employee's salary slip eg. Gross salary (incl total provident fund %) less Paye, less fringe benefit tax, less Uif? We are really battling to find anyone who knows...

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Calculate my tax when I fund my own retirement annuity and the company pays half my Provident fund

Posted 15 March 2016

How can you calculate your tax when you have a voluntry retirement annuity and a compulsary Provident fund

How do I calculate pension tax deduction

Posted 14 March 2016

How do I calculate the amount of pension that can be deducted when calculating taxable income?

Amounts included in calculation annuity fund deduction

Posted 14 March 2016

I am retired and receive a monthly pension which is subject to tax. I make no contributions to a pension fund since I retired. I still contribute to a retirement annuity fund monthly. Do I include the total pension received together with investment tax returns for the year to determine the maximum amount allowed for annuity fund deduction

Travel allowance exceeding 8000km

Posted 14 March 2016

How is the travel allowance taxed if you do not receive a car allowance, use personal vehicle and exceed 8000km for business travel? Company pays the standard rate per km, and no other allowance is received in respect of travel.

Pension pay out after retrenchment

Posted 14 March 2016

If my pension fund is at R1 500 000, and I am being retrenched, how much of my pension fund will I take home if I elect to have it paid out?

How to claim tax back on a provident fund?

Posted 14 March 2016

How to claim provident fund tax back

New tax law on pension funds

Posted 11 March 2016

How will I be taxed according to the new pension fund law? Salary R27,000 House subsidy R700 travel allowance R10,735 Alexander Forbes Provident Fund R2,077 Company contributes R5,004
New tax law 27. 5% pension rebate -Interpretation there of My contribution R2077 only or 2077 5004=R7081

Turn 65 during tax year

Posted 11 March 2016

I have a morning position at a retirement village. I turn 65 during during this tax year, in November 2016. When do I stop paying tax?
Kind regards
Mrs H. Van der Westhuizen

How to calculate provident fund deductions for 2016/2017?

Posted 11 March 2016

Please can you show an example of how the employer and employee's provident fund will affect the monthly tax 2016/2017. I still do salaries manually.

How much tax to pay from R120 000 investment?

Posted 11 March 2016

How much am I supposed to pay to tax man when I withdraw from an investment my mother left me

What amount will be tax free if I withdraw out of this fund now?

Posted 11 March 2016

My wife passed away 27/12/2015. She did receive on retirement 25/02/2010 lump sum of R 378 634. Tax free portion R300 000 and balance was taxed. 2/3 invested into retirement fund.

What is the Income Tax Payable on a Rental Income of R8,000.00 a month from Feb 2016?

Posted 11 March 2016

I am a 59 yr old Male earning an annuity of R19,000. 00 per month and and an Income of R8,000. 00 a month form the property rental.

What is the definition of taxable income in pension fund deduction calculation?

Posted 9 March 2016

Does taxable income include all earnings to calculate pension rebate or is it only your basic salary?

Retirement fund payout question

Posted 9 March 2016

I have received a payment for a retirement claim from my retirement company. I want to confirm if the tax I have paid is correct. The payout is reflected under code 3915 and 3698 on my IRP5. The tax is reflected under code 4115 as PAYE. When I submit my annual tax return- will I be expected to pay in an amount as additional tax?

The current calculated tax amount (which was withheld from payment) was very low. So my question is - is that low tax correct- and would I be expected to pay ...

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Retrenchment tax & notice pay

Posted 8 March 2016

If your retrenchment package is notice pay that you are required to work out, is it eligible for a tax directive? or is this only applicable to severance of ex-gratia? Does it need to be paid in one lump sum?

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