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Unclaimed disability from 2009 to 2013? can I do so now?

Posted 5 July 2016

I previously did not know that you can claim for disability and I have 6 years worth of disability that I didnt claim, is it possible to do so? from 2009 to 2013

Can freelance stylist claim back 25% tax deducted form her income?

Posted 5 July 2016

Hello, I've been working as a freelance stylist in the Film industry for the past year, and around 25% tax has been deducted from each pay check. How do I go about getting a tax return?

Health saver deductable?

Posted 1 July 2016

I have medical aid with momentum. I received my medical aid tax information sheet from momentum. But I also have the voluntary health saver plan of which I pay monthly. I received a separate tax information sheet from my health saver too. Do I combine these two figures together when submitting to SARS (for expenses not covered by medical aid)?

Should I only complete source code 4020 if my medical aid contributions is already on my IRP5?

Posted 1 July 2016

If my medical aid contributions is already on my IRP5 under source code 4005 and 4474. Should I leave sorce code 4040 and only complete 4020 for expenses not paid via my medical aid?

Explanation of source codes 4040, 4020 and 4022

Posted 1 July 2016

Can you explain source codes 4040, 4020 and 4022 on the tax return.

Can you claim back a monthly contribution paid towards health insurance?

Posted 30 June 2016

I pay R1900 monthly for me and 3 dependants on a health insurance. Can I claim these contributions back on my tax return as a out of pocket expense?

Tax return submission 2014/2015 finalised without disability declared

Posted 30 June 2016

My son has been moderate to severe disability and met the criteria since September 2014. Submitted al extra medical expenses on my tax return but never declared the disability. Can this be reviewed?

How do I submit my tax return if I have changed jobs within the tax year?

Posted 29 June 2016

How do I submit my tax return if I have changed jobs within the tax year? It gets quite confusing. . . New salary, new employer paying for half of my medical aid contributions whereas my old employer was not. . .

Deductions against rental income

Posted 15 June 2016

I have moved from CPT to JHB. I own a house in CPT which is now being rented out to tenants. In JHB I am currently renting. From a SARS perspective, do I need to declare the rental income as I only own one property and its not a second property bringing in an extra income? What I receive as rental income in CPT immediately covers my rent here. So I do not gain anything. In face what I am asking as a rental is the same as what I pay for my rent here.

Medical Insurance - Do I put that on my tax return?

Posted 14 June 2016

I have been submitting my tax returns for many years and use to include my Medical (which is a hospital plan with Liberty but not viewed as a medical aid, which I found out in 2015). I contribute to this on a monthly basis and pay my own medical bills i. E. Doctors visits, dentists, optometrists, etc. Only medical procedures in a hospital is covered by my hospital plan. As it is not tax deductible seeing as it is not a medical aid, do I now even bother to mention it on my tax return although the...

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May I deduct medical aid contributions as a non-principal member

Posted 10 June 2016

I am listed am listed as a dependent on Discovery health with my wife as the principal member. However I pay the contributions for my wife, my son and myself. She doesn't earn an income and is therefore not liable to pay tax. The tax certificate from Discovery is in her name, can I claim the medical expenses and premiums as medical deductions on my IT12. I reference these articles and would like to know if the information in these is still valid as at June 2016

1) South African Institute of Accounting Professionals article from 2012:...

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Tax season preparation

Posted 8 June 2016

Hi, I have started receiving my tax documents from my bank and medical aid etc. I am still waiting for the one form my RA provider. Must I wait for all of them and then once all are received, how do I go about completing my tax return?

Health insurance deductable?

Posted 7 June 2016

How Do I Report My Health Insurance On my Tax tax return?

Medical aid tax deduction

Posted 3 June 2016

If I,m a beneficiary on my partners medical aid can I claim medical aid as a tax deduction?
I pay the money into his account and then the medical aid debits his account?

Is GAP cover tax deductable?

Posted 2 June 2016

Can an individual claim gap cover contributions on their tax return?

Information on out of pocket medical expenses

Posted 2 June 2016

What expenses be covered as out of pocket medical expenses. Can the vitamins, extra supplements, liposuction, any cosmetic surgeries be covered under such expenses be claimed

Which proof of expenses should I hold onto?

Posted 2 June 2016

Which receipts should I take a picture of?
Or, which expenses should I note down in preparation for tax time?

Is dental insurance tax deductible

Posted 1 June 2016

Is dental risk insurance a tax deductible

Can I claim medical aid payments if my husband is the primary member?

Posted 30 May 2016

Can I claim on my medical aid payments as a deduction being self employed when my husband is the primary member? The payments cover both of us. Lastly we have a life insurance policy which includes disability and dreaded disease. Can I deduct this payment or a portion of it?

Employed by a foreign company, and need to pay over my own tax, how much will it be?

Posted 30 May 2016

I've recently become a contractor to an overseas company, I've been informed, that I have to pay my own income tax. I send them invoices. My monthly invoice fluctuates between 22000 and 30000 as I get paid on a daily basis. I don't get an IRP5, and I pay my own medical and recently setup my own RA contribution. I need to pay my tax. When and how much do I need to pay. I've been a contractor for them from January 2015 to now May 2016

Can I deduct salaries I pay from my unrelated salary for income tax purposes?

Posted 26 May 2016

Hi, I have a quick question, I am a permanent employee of a company and earn a monthly salary from which I pay medical, pension and pension fund, all deducted straight from my salary. I in turn have two people employed by me on a permanent casual basis, they are paid roughly R2500 each per month, could I get a tax deductions for this?

Am I able to claim additional medical expenses?

Posted 25 May 2016

Hello - I am 52 years old - I have a medical aid - a discovery coastal saver - essentially a hospital plan with a portion of my my premiums going into a savings account every month. I understand that I get a rebate based on my premiums paid. I am trying to understand what constitutes a qualifying medical expense. If money is taken form my medical savings account (which is effectively my money) do these expenses count as "qualifying" - my accountant has told me that only if I spend more than a c...

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Medical aid gap cover

Posted 25 May 2016

What about medical aid gap cover, can I add this to my total for the tax year? I. E. Adding it to the total of what I paid for during the tax year on my medical aid.

Medical aid cover in relation to out of pocket medical expenses

Posted 24 May 2016

Is it more beneficial to have a medical aid that covers less so your medical expenses (not covered by the medical aid) that qualifies for a tax return would be more therefore your tax return would be more?

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.
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