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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?

International transfers and disability income taxed in the UK

Posted 12 May 2016

I am living abroad and get a disability income from Discovery Life every month paid into my South African account. If I want to transfer the money over a UK bank account, how do I do it? Also, are there tax implications in the UK then as well as South Africa when bringing it in?

Non-Pensionable income

Posted 12 May 2016

May you please advise what is a non-pensionable allowance and how does it work.

I pay rent monthly, can I claim a portion back from SARS?

Posted 12 May 2016

If I am renting out a flat, can I claim a portion of what I pay back from SARS?

Tax implications of UIF benefits

Posted 12 May 2016

I retired at age 65 during the course of the 2016 tax year. I claimed UIF retirement benefits which I received monthly (part in 2016 tax year and part in 2017 tax year). Will this UIF retirement benefit impact on my annual taxable income? Will I be receiving an IRP5 or IT3a from the UIF?

Is it allowable to claim coffee, tea and filtered water for business purposes in a private company?

Posted 12 May 2016

To what extent can one deduct coffee, tea and filtered water for business purposes (operating as a private company)? I am fully aware that input tax cannot be claimed on these expenses. Will one however be able to deduct for income tax purposes under Section 11(a) if the purpose of buying the coffee, tea and water is to consume during business hours?

Rental Income on room rented at Primary Residence

Posted 12 May 2016

You speak about rental income earned on a second property, and expenses (interest, electricity, etc) that can be deducted from the income. Does the same apply to a primary residence owned by the taxpayer where additional income is generated eg. By renting out a room in the property?

What is UIF

Posted 12 May 2016

Is UDF the same as tax?? and if not do you know what the diff is??

Do we record the VAT inclusive amount in our books of accounts?

Posted 11 May 2016

Do we record a Vat inclusive amount in the purchase account? e.g.. Purchased equipment for R108 300(inclusive of VAT) on credit, or do we just record the amount exclusive of VAT.

Am i due for a tax refund?

Posted 11 May 2016

I want to know if SARS owes me money

Tax calculation

Posted 11 May 2016

Tax applicable to monthly salary R29,024. 00 for a period from 3rd Nov'15 to 29th Feb'16

Car allowance calculation

Posted 10 May 2016

How is the car allowance calculated if the car cost the business R165 000 (excluding VAT) when it was bought last year (tax year ending 28 Feb 2015) Purchase price did not included a maintenance plan and the employer expected him to use the car equally for business and private. Monthly value of the use of the car for tax is 3. 5% of VAT inclusive cost of the car.

Can I claim for medical expenses?

Posted 10 May 2016

Went on early pension at age 55 December 2014 after working for 27 years at the Goverment. Receive every month a pension amount. Can I still claim medical costs paid by me.

Can I get a tax refund?

Posted 10 May 2016

In 2014 I was working on campus, and I recently found my payslip from 2014 December showing that I had earned a gross payment of 6540, whereas I only got paid 4340 in my bank account... Could this mean I was taxed? and is it still possible to get refunded?

How much tax for R100,000 sign up bonus?

Posted 10 May 2016

I joined a company which agreed a sign up bonus of R200 000 of which 50% (R100,000) would be paid in first month. And this sign up bonus is taxable, so how much tax would be deducted on my first payment of R100,000?

Does SARS have a right to deduct from my salary for SARS debt related to previous employment?

Posted 10 May 2016

Does SARS have the right to take money from my current employer for my previous employer SARS debt?

provisional tax due

Posted 10 May 2016

I am now an au pair. Dont know if I need to pay tax. I am getting a monthly salary of R7000. However if the family go on holiday I do not get paid. I also do not get paid on a specific day. Will be before or just after the last day of the month. What must I do?

Estate duty and tax on a property held within a company

Posted 9 May 2016

What taxes are due on a property owned by an individual when the person dies?
What taxes are due on a property owned by a company when a shareholder dies?

How to claim your vat if you are unemployed

Posted 9 May 2016

I'm a female 20 years of age, married and currently unemployed.
I want to know how to claim my vat from my grocery slips shopping slips etc.. Would you be able to help me?

SARS has not paid my refund due since 2013

Posted 9 May 2016

SARS has still not paid me my credit since 2013 and also not the credit built up for the following years. They do add interest to the outstanding balance but do not give any reasons why they do not pay out the credit despite all our requests. What could be the reason for this and what other avenues can we try to expedite this problem?

Must employer refund tax to me?

Posted 9 May 2016

Employer deducted tax from my month's pay as if I had worked only one week instead of four. Must the employer refund the over-deducted tax to me?

I will not earn above the tax threshold this year as I am now a full-time student, so how do I get my money back?

Can I claim back the tax paid on my late mother's retirement fund?

Posted 9 May 2016

After my death claim on my mothers provident & pension fund, is the tax paid claimable?

Can I dispute a claim from a few years back?

Posted 6 May 2016

I believe I qualified for a exemption on my tax a few years ago (around 2011/2012) - out the country for more than 183 days with one trip more than 60 consecutive days all for work purposes. My tax consultant at the time said he submitted all the documents, but when I went to SARS they said they had not recieved them. I handed them in at SARS and they requested further information which I submitted. They then requested further information which I then got so frustrated I decided to give up on th...

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SA pension taxed in Mauritius

Posted 6 May 2016

According to the SARS website if you are a resident of Mauritius you can apply for a directive to have your income from a South African pension to be taxed in Mauritius provided you supply proof of being a registered tax payer in Mauritius (part of the DTA agreement). Please can you confirm this as the difference in tax rates between the 2 countries is huge.

Earning R1339.56 and pay tax of R685 every week

Posted 6 May 2016

I'm earning R1339. 56 per week so that they deduct 685 every week - is that normal?
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