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I was unemployed for roughly six months of the 2015/2016 tax year, do I need to submit any proof. Now with the new work I have to pay provisional tax because I work for myself but not as a company, how does this affect tax deductions?
I am self employed and work from home. My wife helps me with admin part time. Am I able to pay her a reasonable market fee and deduct this from my income. My wife also contracts for other companies. What the implications for preparing tax returns.
I left a permanent job and started a freelance design business in July 2015. My Personal income tax for last year is up to date. I need to start paying tax on my business but have no idea how this works. I am using my personal bank account to receive payments from clients for design services. I am not yet breaking even and can barely pay my bills. I am not making a profit yet. I have no idea how tax works. I need help and wondered if signing up to TaxTim would be the way to go? I would need to b...
I bought a car cash before getting my current job. I receive a car allowance at my current job and am not willing to change my car anytime soon. Is that an issue with SARS? Is that going to affect my tax, if so how?
We receive a fuel benefit which is indicated as an income ( this in my mind will put me into the next bracket ). I am taxed on the higher income, then the very same amount that has been used for fuel is shown as a deduction. I don't understand this can you please explain. I don't see the benefit of a fuel card.
I am an independent consultant. I have been operating since June 2015 and have been paying myself a salary and deducting PAYE I have recently found out that I must be a provisional tax payer as well Since I have started in June and have not deducted any expenses to arrive at my taxable income, it appears that with 2 months to go I have overpaid my tax significantly from a cash flow perspective, I will only receive my refund around July/August Am I able to not pay PAYE for the...
I became a stay at home Mom as of 1 Dec 2015. I know money's transferable from hubby are not taxed. Can I still pay for things and my hubby claim for them? I have a disability and have two autistic sons. All three of us are registered as disabled with SARS.
I dont have a travel allowance and use my private car for work. My company does reimburse me for work related travel. Question is from where do my km's get measured as some days I drive straight to site from my house and not via office. How does the calculation look and lastly how much should they pay me per km?
Hi there! I am a freelancer and earn about R120 000 a year. Some of my clients pay me the exact amount I invoice them, but two of my big corporate clients deduct tax before paying me. Can I include all this information in my first provisional tax return?
Will be registering with SARS for income tax this coming week. Doing a temporary job for January and February. 1. The business owner is telling me that will deduct 25% from the amount agreed, although for the two months (Jan and Feb) the total amount will be below the annual tax free threshold (R73 650) Is this correct?
2. Will I be able to recover all the TAX, which will be deducted, when I submit the tax return for 2016? (the actual amount is R63K and my tax will be friken R15 750 in total!)...
Awesome website you have, I currently reside in Cape Town and I am a South African resident, I recently quit my South African job in July 2015. I started working for a US company as an independent contractor as of 1 September 2015 until present. I also freelance on the side for a South African business, I work about 6-8 hours a day for the US company and on average 6 hours a week for the South African based business. I would like to know, what are the tax implications in my case for South Africa...
Hi Tim I am a partner of Uber, ride sharing mobile app, owning my own car and working my own hours. Uber regard me as an independent contract driver. What would the tax implications be for me as an individual?
I am a shareholder in a private company. I get a company car benefit of R800 000 to be used for 1 or 2 cars. I am for best way to structure package. My wife has a R200 000 car and I have a R400 000 car. I do very few business km and ride my private motorcycle to work mainly. I am thinking of switching my car to car allowance. I assume that if I switch then my wife's car is no longer a company car and there are no tax benefits/deductions allowed for her car? As far as I am aware you cannot have...
As a provisional taxpayer, what expenses can I claim to reduce my tax. I travel to clients, can I claim my travelling, also I had to replace engine and clutch I this tax year, can I claim for these expenses and what portion would I get back from SARS
My fund administrator applied for my tax directive with SARS but it was rejected saying my tax number is invalid. I then phoned SARS and they confirmed all my details are correct but there is an error so their IT guys must look into it. I need my provident fund spy out. My problem is that they said it takes up to 21days,I need this money desperately. What can I do? Thank you Tim.
If you are self employed and pay provisional, can we use the SARS tables or are we required to give actual costs.... I. E. Fuel repairs...,, If we are required to give actual cost can we claim back finance repayments or the interest only, aswell as 20 % depreciation...
Hi Tim. Each month, my payslip has indicated payment of non taxable reimbursement of travel expenses to me. Having exceeded the 8000km, should my tax return indicate the 8000km reimbursement as tax free (3203) and the excess as taxable (3702), or does the entire amount become taxable (3702). My employer has put my full Older posts →← Newer posts1234567891011121314151617181920