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Tax rebate for medical aid when not the main member

Posted 17 March 2016

I currently am paying medical aid for myself, wife and child however I am not the main member, it is my wife, I currently deposit funds into her account for the deductions. She is currently unemployed and does not claim for tax. This was the only way to come off the company medical aid as they were too expensive

I wanted to know if I can claim this as I am paying for the medical aid just that its not on my name, I am the dependent and she is the main member. Further more we are marri...

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Tax relief for Medical Aid

Posted 17 March 2016

I only realised this month (March) that I was due a tax (PAYE) relief due to a Medical Aid Fund, which was initiated in July last year. Would it be possible to claim the relief even though the PAYE period is closed?

Business mileage for off site visits

Posted 17 March 2016

Can I claim business mileage from home to another site (belonging to the company) which is not my normal place of work?

Medical rebate calculation not done unless claims exceed 7.5% of taxable income?

Posted 17 March 2016

Would it be correct to assume it is not worth doing the calculation for medical rebate if the amount paid out of your own pocket for medical services is less than 7. 5% of your taxable income?

What are business related expenses if you are a bookkeeper working from home?

Posted 17 March 2016

What are business related expenses if you are a bookkeeper working for several clients from home?

Tax deduction on bonus

Posted 15 March 2016

What percentage is taken from my incentive bonus of every three months.

Calculate my tax when I fund my own retirement annuity and the company pays half my Provident fund

Posted 15 March 2016

How can you calculate your tax when you have a voluntry retirement annuity and a compulsary Provident fund

How to calculate total for 4150

Posted 14 March 2016

How to calculate total in source code 4150 when completing IT3 a certificate

How do I calculate pension tax deduction

Posted 14 March 2016

How do I calculate the amount of pension that can be deducted when calculating taxable income?

Is an IRP5 form still valid after 6 years?

Posted 14 March 2016

Is an IRP5 form still valid after 6 years? I was suppose to claim in 2010 but I was still naive.

Medical practice tax return and deductions

Posted 14 March 2016

If you have a sole proprietorship, a medical practice that provides wound care for patients at home. There is only two employees. The owner (the nurse that does the wound care) and one person doing the financials and administration. The business is not registered, but the nurse has a practice number. How would you submit the tax return (as personal tax return/business?) and what deductions could you claim?

Amounts included in calculation annuity fund deduction

Posted 14 March 2016

I am retired and receive a monthly pension which is subject to tax. I make no contributions to a pension fund since I retired. I still contribute to a retirement annuity fund monthly. Do I include the total pension received together with investment tax returns for the year to determine the maximum amount allowed for annuity fund deduction

Travel allowance exceeding 8000km

Posted 14 March 2016

How is the travel allowance taxed if you do not receive a car allowance, use personal vehicle and exceed 8000km for business travel? Company pays the standard rate per km, and no other allowance is received in respect of travel.

How to claim tax back on a provident fund?

Posted 14 March 2016

How to claim provident fund tax back

What should be the deduction on R25,000 pm?

Posted 14 March 2016

Is it correct to deduct 25% tax on an employee pay say if he earns R25000-00 per month?

New tax law on pension funds

Posted 11 March 2016

How will I be taxed according to the new pension fund law? Salary R27,000 House subsidy R700 travel allowance R10,735 Alexander Forbes Provident Fund R2,077 Company contributes R5,004
New tax law 27. 5% pension rebate -Interpretation there of My contribution R2077 only or 2077 5004=R7081

How to calculate provident fund deductions for 2016/2017?

Posted 11 March 2016

Please can you show an example of how the employer and employee's provident fund will affect the monthly tax 2016/2017. I still do salaries manually.

Should I register as a provisional taxpayer for freelance work even if I have a contract position?

Posted 11 March 2016

I have a contract with an employer for a minimum of 40 hours per month from April 2016-September 2016. They should be paying tax for me on this. I will likely be doing some other freelance work during this time (and for the remainder of the tax year). Will I have to register as a provisional taxpayer for the freelance work? And as a provisional taxpayer, when do I need to register for the 2017 tax year, and will I only have to pay tax twice per tax year, or still a PAYE amount per month?

What amount will be tax free if I withdraw out of this fund now?

Posted 11 March 2016

My wife passed away 27/12/2015. She did receive on retirement 25/02/2010 lump sum of R 378 634. Tax free portion R300 000 and balance was taxed. 2/3 invested into retirement fund.

After verifying bank details how long does our refund take to be paid to us?

Posted 10 March 2016

We were audited this last financial year. Everything was fine and we are due a refund but now they needed to FICA us again. We have done this but now they say the refund can take 3 months. Looking at a document we were given this morning, they have registered us as new taxpayers but we are not. For the last 20 years the refunds were always paid into the account on their records.

Tax on bonus from my employer

Posted 10 March 2016

Hi, can you please clarify if there is a specific tax rate percentage charged on BONUS PAYMENTS by employers? Last year it seemed to be exactly 36% that was deducted for tax, this year (to Feb 2017) I'm not sure what rate is applied.

SARS and Sequestration

Posted 9 March 2016

If a person is sequestrated, then the person gets a new tax number. How come E-Filing still has the old details of which I had to change it myself to the new tax number. What happens to the old tax returns on the old tax number. How come I get audited every time after sequestration and sometimes I have to pay in even after I over deducted PAYE the one year?
If I submit at the branch will SARS look at the e-filing and say I did not submit?
I have submitted all the documents and how can SARS ask for more docs that I don't have....

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What is the definition of taxable income in pension fund deduction calculation?

Posted 9 March 2016

Does taxable income include all earnings to calculate pension rebate or is it only your basic salary?

Can I use my personal car for work and ask for a travel allowance?

Posted 9 March 2016

Can you use your own car (double cab ) for your work ( not your business) and ask for a travel allowance?

How long should the audit verification take?

Posted 9 March 2016

Submitted verification documents for 2015 tax return on 9 January 2016. No completion letter or anything further from SARS since then. I understood that the verification process should be completed within 21 working days? In previous years, refund was normally finalised and paid by end January.
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