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I have an IT3c unit trust provisional consolidated capital gains tax certificate in front of me. I need to fill in the capital gain for my unit trust under code 4250. I believe I need to select the last question on the first page saying - have you received any additional income. From there it gets rather confusing because it asks me under capital gain what assets and how many I have disposed of? Where do I just fill in the capital gain for unit trusts? If I say that I have disposed of assets and...
I lived in a property for a number of years, then rented it out for a few more years after that, and I have now sold the property. It appears that CGT is only applicable to the pro-rata portion of the time that the property was rented out - thanks for the blogs and answers to previous questions on your site I was able to figure that one out. My problem is how to capture this in efiling. Do I pro-rata the base cost and proceeds and enter the reduced amounts? Or do I tick that it is a gain in lieu...
I wish to have a property of my parents transferred to myself and the transaction to be concluded using an interest free loan from my parents. I then wish for them to write the loan off annually with the full amount that is allowed by tax, they are married in COP.Will this be possible?The value of the property is R1,5mil - municipal valuationWill there be any additional taxes on such a transaction?
I incurred an assessed capital loss for the 2013 tax year through sale of shares. For 2014, I made a capital gain also via shares. I read that we don't need to include the R30000 annual exclusion in our ITR12 as SARS will include this automatically. Does the same apply for the assessed capital loss? I can't find any place for it in SARS eFiling.
Hello Tim,I came across this and would like some advice on whether or not it means I shouldn't claim rental expenses for the space I use for office purposes in my home. I'm still paying the bond towards the property and use one of the rooms as an office. (beware, if you own your home, do not write off a portion of your interest on your bond or rates, as you will lose your primary residence capital gains exemption of R2-million! When you sell your property one day, this would equate to ...
On 3rd October 2014, I received proceeds from the sale of my primary residence. By my calculations, no capital tax is payable. I am registered as a provisional taxpayer, but have not had reason to pay any provisional tax for 5 years. Do I need to submit a provisional tax return on the sale by Feb 2015, or can I wait until I need to submit an ITR12 next year?
Our property (including a garden flat) is owned 50/50 by my wife and I. We stay in the house (primary residence). How do we declare the Rent Income from the garden flat - just divide it in half for each person (including the applicable deductible expenses e.g. electricity)?
Please let me know if Tax-Tim Smart deals with 1. ...share portfolios and resultant dividend tax and CGT2. ... portion of medical aid contribution paid by ex-employer, in case of retired person3. ...with state pension received from foreign country
There are 4 methods of calculating CGT. A primary residence sale using method 1,2 or 3 shows a capital gain. eFiling appears to restrict the manner in which the figures may be entered. How may I enter one or other of the methods of calculating the gain?
If I rented out my primary residence in JHB, while myself renting another property in CT (in lieu of my primary residence) for a period of 6 years, and then sold the primary residence in JHB to buy a primary residence in CT - am I liable for Capital Gains tax on the primary residence in JHB?
I bought an investment property in the 2014 tax year, which I currently rent out. In the process of buying the property I paid the transfer attorney fees of R10 620 and the bond attorney R12 963. Am I allowed to include these amounts in my ITR12 tax return as Local Business Expenditure under Legal Fees or some other category?
If I purchase equities, as I understand it, I will need to hold each share for at least three years for any profit to be deemed capital (CGT) and not revenue (full profit included in taxable income. BUT - if I purchase unit trusts, as I understand it, I can sell them at any time (no 3 year waiting period), and only CGT will apply. Is my understanding correct, or does the three year rule apply to unit trusts as well?
I own an investment property. The rental agent has advised me that in I can increase my monthly rental markedly by doing various improvements. Can this be construed then as expenses in the production of income, or must the improvements be capitalized? Ideally I would want to expense at least a portion of the improvements.
CAPITAL GAINS; My broker issued an itc3 showing a capital gain of R955 000 for the last tax year.Else where on the tax report is shown a sum of R120 000 being portfolio management fees. Can I deduct some or all of this fee as part of the base cost in calculating GCT?
CGT I inherited shares in a 3 private companies at a total value of R650,000.00 in 2003. I intend selling all the shares at a total price of R2,500,000.00. I would thus make a capital profit of R1,850,000.00 I am a non resident of South Africa and a citizen of and tax resident of Australia. I pay taxes in South Africa on dividend and interest at a tax rate of 18%. What would my CGT liability be.