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What are the allowable deductions for a consultant?

Posted 11 July 2016

What expenses can I claim for as a consultant

DO I GET MONEY BACK

Posted 11 July 2016

How do I know if I get money back from SARS

Assets in the form of Cellphones, Laptops, Cameras - Are these tax deductible as I use it for work

Posted 11 July 2016

I bought a new Personal Computer (Laptop) for both work and personal use in November 2014 as the 2nd hand ones were always breaking down or crashing. Also bought a new Photographic Camera in 2014 for both uses as well. I also invested in a new Cellular Phone last year as the one I had was 2nd hand and very unreliable. This I done just before embarking on an arduous film shoot in KZN where I would be very dependant on it for communication purposes as to the ever changing schedule. Long story short. . . I have never claimed for wear and tear and as I use it for work purposes too I would like to find out whether its possible as a tax deductible and how I should go about it...

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Are IT3B's required in document verification for a refund?

Posted 8 July 2016

My interest from local sources (4201) is less than the maximum annual limit allowed by SARS. I was selected for document verification. Do I need to submit my IT3B's for the document verification since this document doesn't affect my refund?

claiming for raising grandkids

Posted 8 July 2016

We are raising our grandchildren can we we claim

Can company expense bond related expenses for property owned by director but used & paid by company?

Posted 7 July 2016

I bought property in my personal name and started a B&B which is registered as a PTY. Can the PTY expense the interest on the bond and the bond installments since it utilises the property and pays for it even though it is registered in my name?

TAX Return for Dental specialist?

Posted 7 July 2016

Hi, I had to take my son to a dental specialist to have a check up on his jaws and teeth for braces, but had to pay R1554, which medical aid does not cover. Can I claim tax back on it?

Tax refundable if worked for less than 6 months?

Posted 6 July 2016

If my employment term was only for 5 months as stated on my IRP5, will I get my tax contribution back since its less than six month? Ive heard that you need to work a minimum of six months in one tax year to be taxable.

60 day rule

Posted 6 July 2016

I have an employment contract outside of SA and my employer does not deduct PAYE, do I have to be outside of SA for 183 days of which 60 must be consecutive in a tax year or just in a 12 month period (if contract is from 15 April 2015 - 15 April 2016)?

The waiting period for a rfund after submitting

Posted 6 July 2016

How long does it take 4 SARS 2 pay out the tax return

Retirement annuity contributions, are they tax deductible for 2015 and 2016 years of assessment

Posted 5 July 2016

I am self employed and run a business as a sole proprietor, can I deduct my retirement annuity contributions for tax purposes for 2015 and 2016 years of assessment

Provident fund contribution

Posted 5 July 2016

If my company deducts money from my salary for a provident fund can I claim this from SARS?

Unclaimed disability from 2009 to 2013? can I do so now?

Posted 5 July 2016

I previously did not know that you can claim for disability and I have 6 years worth of disability that I didnt claim, is it possible to do so? from 2009 to 2013

Insurance on personal laptop, tax deductable?

Posted 5 July 2016

Like to find out if the insurance that you pay on laptop to use for work purposes is tax deductible?

Provident Contribution part of CTC not showing on IRP 5

Posted 5 July 2016

Dear Tax Tim

I am contribution provident fund via my employer on a monthly basis. This forms part of my CTC and does not show on my IRP 5 but shows on my YTD salary report as a contribution monthly as well as on my payslip. Can I claim a tax refund from this and if so how do I do it.

Can freelance stylist claim back 25% tax deducted form her income?

Posted 5 July 2016

Hello, I've been working as a freelance stylist in the Film industry for the past year, and around 25% tax has been deducted from each pay check. How do I go about getting a tax return?

Home Office Deduction

Posted 4 July 2016

Hi, I work mostly from home, what information needs to be on the letter from my employer?

Do I submit one tax return or two?

Posted 4 July 2016

I received a final salary payment in March 2016 (where PAYE etc was deducted) and the same month began earning income as an independent contractor from a variety of clients. When I submit my first provisional tax return in 2016, do I include the March 2016 Salary payment I received, or do I submit a separate income tax return in 2017 for that income?

IRP5 not showing Code 3701

Posted 4 July 2016

I receive Travel Allowance monthly and on my IRP5 it does not show as Code 3701 but rather showing as 3703. How does one go about with this issue as this Allowance shows on my payslip and added to gross earnings and thus taxed.

Is life insurance to secure a bond tax deductable?

Posted 4 July 2016

Are bond insurance premiums tax deductible? This is in relation to rental properties where banks or financial institutions require bond insurance to cover the bond. Is this amount tax deductible as an expense to generating the rental income?

Estimated refund before T-Filling

Posted 4 July 2016

Can I see an estimate of my return before submitting through T-Filling

I need to know my tax refund

Posted 4 July 2016

Calculate my tax refund plz

Treatment of a provident fund lump sum payout in a provisional tax return (IRP6)

Posted 3 July 2016

If one is not of retirement age and receives a provident fund lump sum payout in the 2015/16 tax year - net amount after tax is deducted - how is this amount treated in a provisional tax return (IRP6) i.e.
- Is the amount included in a provisional tax return (IRP6)?
The IRP6 provisional tax return only has one block to enter taxable income in. If the provident fund payout is included in the taxable income block (with other taxable income) tax will be calculated on the full amount at t...

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Code 3713 and 3703

Posted 2 July 2016

I get my Car Payment Private Petrol and Car Payment Insurance from my Employer under source code 3713. Can I claim against this on my Tax return? and if so under what?

Why do I have to pay SARS?

Posted 2 July 2016

I have submitted by tax return, but I owe SARS R1200, why do owe I them money? I am a straight salaried employee who has no other income/expenditure, etc.
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