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Increasing rental property loan to reduce home loan?

Posted 24 May 2016

Is it possible to take some equity out of our rental property by increasing our loan on that property to put against our home loan and would the increase in interest on our rental property loan still all be tax deductible?

Can I deduct the commission earned by the attorney on a deposit?

Posted 24 May 2016

We bought a house and gave a large cash deposit to the attorney to hold. The transfer of the house took a while so the interest accrued amounted to some R65000. However, the attorney took as a commission about R10,000. Both amounts are shown on the IT3b. SARS included the total interest on my tax return but disallowed the deduction. Is there any way to get the deduction?

Return completion?

Posted 24 May 2016

What are this code for 3696, 3697 & 3698?
where should we put the amount from certificate for income tax purposes from SANLAM?

Meaning of non taxable income

Posted 24 May 2016

What doe a non taxable income means on my IRP5 code 3696

Tax directive withheld due to tax debt

Posted 24 May 2016

If tax payments to SARS is outstanding, why won't SARS issue a provisional taxpayer with a tax directive

Tax due on R24000pm

Posted 24 May 2016

I am a Casual worker earning less than R24 000 a year a 25% tax is taken from my salary every month. Am I supposed to be taxed?

Can i claim back Transfer duty?

Posted 23 May 2016

I recently purchased a property for residential use. The conveyancers submitted a Transfer Duty to SARS and the transfer fees equated to R12600. I normally get an IRP5 and medical aid forms from my company and submit my income tax when season opens. My question is what do I do with the transfer duty declaration for SARS issued me to be considered and is there any way of getting any refund on this transfer fees.

PAYE vs Provisional tax for a member of a CC

Posted 23 May 2016

I am a member of a CC and have 80% interest in the company. I run the operations of the company and have been paying myself salary. The company never registered for PAYE as I was paying provisional tax and I was the only one earning a salary. Now the company is hiring more people and we have registered for PAYE/UIF. DO I carry on submitting provisional tax instead of PAYE or do I cancel Provisional tax and start paying PAYE. If I don't register for PAYE, what can the company provide me with to p...

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What will my tax liability be if I start a business?

Posted 23 May 2016

Hi, I can provide services such as graphic design, animation, music production and web development. I recently caught attention of few business owners wanting me to do work for them, will I need to pay tax approaching them as self employed individual? I am prepared to charge everything once off based.

Rental income allowable tax deductions

Posted 22 May 2016

I am currently in the UK and need some help regarding various tax related queries before I tax return to South Africa within the next 2 months

Including my tax return I did online before I left. (needs to be finalised)
A bank account change at SARS. (do I have to do it in Person)
I need to register a SA company for VAT. I would like to know how long I must be in the UK to have a tax benefit in South Africa. I have been working here since 1/1/2016 and have to tax return before 31/07/2016...

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Tax on inheritance received by an individual

Posted 22 May 2016

I have recently inherited a sum of money from two sources. One, my late mother's estate account via a will and the other, a pension claim from my late mother's pension fund(GEPF). Both these amounts were taxed before they were paid over to me. Both the executors and GEPF submitted tax directives to SARS in order to facilitate the tax payment process before making payment to me. My salary income falls within the necessary category in order to be required to submit a tax return. How will I be taxe...

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Will I have to pay tax on my late husbands RAF claim pay-out?

Posted 22 May 2016

My husband was killed in a motorbike accident by a drunk driver. I am awaiting a settlement from the Road Accident Fund and I have a few questions please. 1. Will I be taxed on the amount paid out to me for my kids and I
2a. Will the fund deduct the amount before the payout?
2b. Or must I pay it afterwards and how does that work?
3. How much is the tax? I was 26 when he was killed, and my kids 3years and 8 months respectively... I am scared the government made me wait all this t...

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Filing season start date?

Posted 20 May 2016

When can I start on my tax claim,

How to complete the IRP3(a)

Posted 20 May 2016

In terms of the IRP3(a), how does one do the manual calculations of the taxation that should be deducted if ''other''(X) is ticked under the directive reason, as there are calculations available for the retirement and severance benefits.

How is CGT paid, is it deducted from gross investment or added to gross annual income

Posted 20 May 2016

If you are subject to capital gains tax, how is it paid, is it deducted from gross investment or added to gross annual income

2014 Tax Deductions Not Claimed

Posted 19 May 2016

A few years ago (in 2013) when I submitted my tax returns I omitted to claim for a large amount of medical expenditure. Can I rectify this situation, or, is it too late?

Tax implication on provident lump sum fund benefit

Posted 19 May 2016

I've been unemployed for the past six years. My tax number with SARS has been deregistered. Insurance company requested an IRP3 directive on my behalf from SARS. This was declined as I needed to re-activate my tax number. I'm awaiting for re-activation of my tax number. Presently I'm unemployed, will I be taxed and how much?

Can i setoff my personal rental against the rental income of my only property?

Posted 19 May 2016

I built a home, had to move for work and am currently renting out my primary and only property for R16500 per month. In the area to which I moved for my new job I now rent a flat for R10 000 per month. Is there any differentiation in SARS for this scenario or is it regarded as an income of R 16500, I don't mind paying tax on the difference, but it feels like exploitation if I need to pay tax on the full amount of rent earned, I spend R 10 000 on having a place to stay!

Am I paying PAYE?

Posted 18 May 2016

How would you know if you really paying tax?

How do I claim my travel expenses against my allowance?

Posted 18 May 2016

I'm a commission earner, started on the 1st December 2015. I have been using my car which I bought in July. I had a log book but some of my petrol receipts have faded a bit. When I started working as a commission earner my km where 6780, at the end of Feb they were 16956

I want to claim for travel allowance, should I use the deemed cost or the actual cost.

Turnover tax, can one claimable expenses prior to the tax calculation?

Posted 18 May 2016

What expenses can be claimed before u calculate the tax payable on company that is registered for Turnover tax?

Additional income, and when do I register for Provisional tax?

Posted 18 May 2016

If I do freelance work and get paid via Paypal what are the tax implications of withdrawing the funds into an FNB account, this would be a second source of income

Sequestration and Business Vehicles

Posted 13 May 2016

If I have been declared insolvent, can I still make claims against the business use of a vehicle if not registered in my name? For example, I make use of a vehicle registered in someone else's name, but I still make the payments as I am the driver of the vehicle for business purposes. Also, what if exemption was granted and I kept my vehicle, will I then still be allowed to claim against the use of my vehicle used for business even if I am sequestrated?

Documents needed for home office deductions

Posted 13 May 2016

I have recently started a new job which is contracted as home based. What documents should I start collecting / saving to ensure that I am able to write off expenses incurred on my home office etc?

Do you submit to SARS on clients behalf?

Posted 13 May 2016

Do you provide a service, whereby you do the submissions on my behalf, like what my broker does?
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