What vehicle related expenses can I claim as deductions? I am a property manager and rental agent and use my vehicle mainly for work purposes. I know that any expense incurred in the production of income can be deducted, so can the cost of my vehicle (repayments) be deducted?
I took out a 24 month cell phone contract at the end of January 2013 that I pay for on a monthly basis. My phone is used for business and personal purposes. I wish to write off my cell phone as a depreciation deduction (source code 4027). The cell phone handset is valued at around R6 799. Does this mean that I can write off the full amount of R6 799 for the 2013 tax year as it is less than R7000? What can I use as proof for SARS? A letter from the cell phone company confirming the value of the h...
I can't find the invoice for my car which I purchased new and paid for in cash in 2010. What proof would I need to submit to SARS instead to claim depreciation on this vehicle? (I work mainly for commission and I use my car mainly for business purposes).
I am a freelancer & am registered as a provisional tax payer.
With regards to sharing rental costs, seeing that one of my rooms in my flat is used for my office, can I add detergents, coffee & tea to my list of expenses? If I had an office, these would come off as office expenses I'm sure. So seeing that I use the communal area of my house, i.e. toilet & kitchen, should the running expenses not be added to the amount I split between personal/business use?
Is it true that the acquisition of "small" items at a cost of less then R 7000 per item may be written off during the year of acquisition? I bought a laptop for R 6999.00 in December 2012. I am a IT contractor.
a) Do I claim full depreciation on my private vehicle or only that portion that is used for business purposes, using the business mileage % of the total annual mileage, as the apportionment figure? b) Do I claim the full depreciation on my cell phone or only the business portion as well? c) Am I able to claim the depreciation on my vehicle and cell phone for previous tax years if I did not do so at the time?
I am a nurse and are required to wear a prescribed uniform and pay an annual fee for a practicing license. I do not get an allowance for either and have to pay for my own uniform and annual practicing license. Can I deduct these expenses from my taxable income?
I get an allowance of R48 000 p.a and I incured costs of R75 000 inlcusive of the lease payment for the vehicle in my name. I also incured personal expenses of R765 not recovered from the medical aid. The SARS calculator retuned R9885. I dont think thats right.
I bought a computer for my work (I'm a sole proprietor) and I believe that I have to apportion any depreciation I want to claim on it on my ITR12--although it is mostly used for work, I do use it a bit for non-business purposes as well.
Could you please tell me how I would calculate an apportionment like this and if I would have to have been keeping records of use for the computer?
Hi Tax Tim Great website, very helpful over the last couple of months. I am busy filling in my ITR12, and I have a lot of deductions, ie depreciation etc, but when I enter my medical aid contributions, (paid by myself, R 1900 per month), and I calculate my tax return, it shows in the 4008 field R0.00. Please advise how to make this amount come in to account and how does the new tax credit work in my case? Lastly, re-imbursive travel expenses, how do I deduct this? I travel some times f...
I did freelance work through my company, but it was paid in as my salary, so not recognized as freelance work and means I'm unable to claim any expenses. Can I claim the laptop I bought and used to work from home on as a business expense?
I've just started at a company doing part time work (22nd May). I get paid on an hourly basis, and the amount hours I work is up to me (very flexible - I am a student). I work about 120 hours a month which returns over R10 000 per month. Since it wont be a fixed amount every month (could be less, could be up to R16K), am I provisional tax payer? The first IRP6 is at the end of August, how would I go about handling this?
Would I be expected to pay 25% of all the income from June 2013- February 2014, on payment #2 IRP6 (February 2014)?...
My current salary package is Cost to Company. Does this mean I pay the medical aid or does the company pay it. The other issues is that I get a fuel allowance, but its not put into my salary. I have a fuel card.
Hi for the first time I am confused, I own my own car and last financial year I did about 18200 business km and 8100 private km my company refunds business travel at 2 rand a km I keep a log book but not receipts for fuel and repairs is there anything I can claim for? Older posts →← Newer posts34567891011121314