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What will my PAYE be?

I am going to be 67 in July
I earn R18000. 00 per month
The Company pays my full medical aid of R3940. 00

What should my paye be for the 2015 tax year

Many Thanks


Procedure to follow for a company that never traded, never filed annual return, in need of tax clear

I incorporated a company in September 2014, it has never operated since then and never filed an annual/provisional tax return, now I am in need of a tax clearance, could you kindly advise if it is permissible to file the tax return with zeros now in 2015(end of February)depicting it as the 01 provisional payment given that the company never traded and never filed a return.

I want to know that my tax will be the same as other other people who have no responsibility?

If I have a responsibility to take care of the whole family, if there is a possibility for reducing the tax?

Claim on medical expenses from SARS?

Can you claim medical expenses like doctors and medicine if you only have a hospital plan

If my spouse is disabled and claims accordingly, can I claim that I am married to a disabled person?

If my husband has a disability and he claims as a disabled person. As his wife can I claim too that my spouse is disabled?

If you do not pay the m/a premium nor are you the main member, can you claim out of pockets expense

If you do not pay the m/a premium nor are you the main member, can you claim out of pockets expenses that are not reflected on your year end statement from your m/a ie they have never been submitted to your m/a?

Classification of income for contract employment and permissible deductions.

Hello. I work for a company where I was previously employed full time before I relocated. Now I work on a contract basis (contract renewable annually) performing tasks previously in my job description from a home office which I furnish, equip and maintain myself. I work unsupervised and submit an invoice monthly for a set number of hours worked and am paid an hourly rate. As this is my only income, the company deducts PAYE, but I pay for medical aid, retirement annuities and income protection pr...

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I am 65 can I claim all my medical contributions from SARS?

I am 65 can I claim all my medical contributions from SARS for tax purposes?

Claim without medical aid?

Can I claim back on my medical expense for myself and my two kids, even if I dont have a medical aid. ?

Medical refund from SARS?

What is the limit a person can claim for medical paid cash out of your pocket and not by medical aid. Even though we have medical

Medical deduction 2015

Can you please tell me what will happen when I am older than 65 and have no medical aid, but do have medical expenses. What will my deduction be for the 2015 tax year if my other medical expenses R36 000 and taxable income R 350 000?

When is my first provisional tax payment duel?

I established a new medical practice in January 2015. When is the first provisional tax payment due?

Tax if I am paying my medical aid fully on my own?

I've recently started a new job where I now contribute fully to my medical aid and retirement annuity. How will this affect my monthly tax contributions?


Must the Medical Aid Credits (R257x12) be deducted from Taxable Income before calculating tax payable from the tables or from Tax Payable after the calculation has been done ?

Do I get tax relief when buying a medical aid?

If I buy a medical aid and the installment is deducted from my bank account what tax benefit do I have?

Submission to the tax man if you are under the tax bracket

Do I have to submit anything if I only earn R5000 a month?

What are the implications of self funding benefits such as life cover, disability, med aid etc?

What are the tax implications of self funding benefits such as group life cover, disability cover, medical aid and retirement funding compared to when these benefits are funded in full. Partially by a company. Would my earnings or tax benefits be less or more?

Tax refund for medical expenses paid from my own pocket?

My husband pays the medical aid contribuions but I have paid 107000 to medical practitioners for operations that I have had in 2014 how much would I be able to claim on my tax return I have all the proof of payments made

Salary paid and claimable expenses?

1. I am a salaried employee, I receive a travel allowance so I claim my business km's by using a logbook- but I would like to know whether I can also claim the depreciation on my vehicle even if I claim km's?

2. My wife was unemployed for 18 months, so I paid for her medical aid, she submitted a 0 return for herself, would just like to know whether I can claim the medical aid expenses on my tax return ( as I paid for it, but it is on her name). 3. I have a Samsung Tablet which I use 9...

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Correct codes for medical expenses?

I need to know which code I need to use when adding an amount to medical cost incurred and paid for by myself.

Will previous payslips help and how long will it take?

I have almost all payslips from 2009 to date. Will they not help? How long will this normalizing take?

Do you pro-rata the threshold for provisional tax?

I started an allied medical practice in my own name in October 2014. I was not working prior to this. So far, I have collectively earned R22000. By the time the end of this tax year comes, I will not have reached the R70000 threshold. Does this mean that I do not need to submit a provisional return or should the threshold be adjusted pro-rata i.e because I have only worked for 5 months, the threshold would then be R29166?

Can I claim medical expenses for myself and my two children if my husband pays medical aid for us?

I am married out of community of property. My husband pays medical aid for me and our two children. The medical aid is only a hospital plan so does not cover day to day doctors and dentist bills. I pay for the doctors and dentist bills for me and my two children. Can I claim these as a medical expense?

Medical Expenses when not belonging to a medical aid?

I am on my wife's medical aid. June' 14 our funds in our medical savings account ran out. Since then I have been paying cash for prescription medication and various tests, etc. Can I claim the out of pocket medical expenses from SARS as it amounts to almost R 18k.

Provisional Taxpayer or not?

Im currently working for a employer whom pays my salary monthly along with benefits such as Vehicle, Cell Phone, Medical and UIF/Pension. I'm also a partner in a small business that doesn't return large amounts, largest would be R60 000.00 per annual however would be paid out as a salary and also taxed. Would I therefore fall under a provisional tax payer or normal? Noting again that the income gained from the business is paid as a salary over the year and has its own taxes on it.
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