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Self employed income

Posted 23 June 2015

I was full time employee for the first six months, and then changed to self-employed contractor issuing an invoice to a seperate but related entity. What are the deductions I can claim against income invoiced?

Just an Enquiry

Posted 23 June 2015

Hello. I received a message from the GEPF about I. R. O and the tax directive from SARS. I'd like to know how long do I have to wait until receive the gratuity since SARS has taxed me? Thank you.

Deduction for SARS tax returns?

Posted 24 May 2015

For my deductions what documents do I need to have all ready

medical aid contributions
RA/provident fund contributions
invoices for any Cell/laptop/equipment required for work that was not remunerated back to me

and what else ?

From freelancer to permanent - when/how do I apply for my refund?

Posted 24 May 2015

I freelanced for a while so I paid provisional tax from last year August 14 to Jan 15 and then again Feb 15 to Aug 15 (overpaid a few invoices accidentally). I got a full time permanent job since 13th April. When can I apply to get a refund from the provisional tax and some overpaid invoices please? And how do I go about this? Thanks!!

Erroneous Payments and IRP5

Posted 24 May 2015

I've been overpaid erroneously for a year . My employer wants the monies paid back in full. Roughly a third of the amount was taxed and appears on the IRP5. Must the IRP5 be amended by the employer, while we sort out the pay back arrangements?

Vat return Inputs and Outputs?

Posted 17 May 2015

I am currently busy with my company's VAT return for March and April, but our invoicing is a lot more than our purchasing. It looks like we will have to pay about R180k, My question is : Can I hold back on some of our invoicing when submitting my return? Since we have 5 years to claim it?

VAT on interest

Posted 17 May 2015

When you have a business (that is registered for VAT) who collects debt on behalf of his clients, thus he takes the debt over from his client. There is an interest charge on the amounts outstanding after a due period. Does that interest amount give rise to VAT? VAT is charged on the collection from the client as well as a commission charge. S2(1)(f) of the VAT act exempts interest charges as part of financial services. But the client is not a registered financial service provider. I cant find th...

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Re submission of audited tax return?

Posted 17 May 2015

I need to get a tax directive. I have taken all relevant docs to SARS, but now they need me to resubmit my 2015 return. I don't know how because if I say request correction it says the return has already been audited.

Non Resident Tax implications on rental income property in South Africa?

Posted 17 May 2015

I am non resident south African citizen working off shore for the past couple of years, I own various properties in south Africa, two of which generates rental income, however I still owe bonds on it, and currently renovating one of these properties, can I claim back the taxes paid on the renovations as well as the architects fees

Can I get a tax return from invoices reflecting VAT?.

Posted 17 May 2015

Can I get a tax return from invoices kept reflecting VAT?.

How to submit tax returns when working abroad?

Posted 11 May 2015

I have been submitting a tax return every year for a few years now. I plan to go overseas and work/travel. How would I complete future tax returns? I want to avoid penalties for non-submission, but am unsure how to complete the return if I am not earning income in South Africa.

How are commission only earners taxed and where can I get proof of it according to the South African

Posted 11 May 2015

How are commission only earners taxed and where can I get proof of it according to the South African Law?

Commission PAYE - assistance?

Posted 11 May 2015

Hi Tim. Great Blog! My question is quite simple. I've started working for a company earning commission only. We have not yet registered any of my details and I've earned around R 18 000 in commission this month. I would like to know what percentage should they have deducted from my earnings? Is it 18% throughout? I would also like to register under code 3606 as I have various expenses that I need to incur in order to conclude a sale and would like to deduct some of these expenses. Do I claim it ...

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Can I claim VAT or qualify the above mentioned type of transaction as a Tax invoice?

Posted 30 April 2015

I have a Invoice with Invoice NO:XXXX and the supplier charged VAT at 14% which is displayed according to SARS rules. My problem is that the words "Tax Invoice " are displayed vividly underneath the description of the goods purchased as "This is a Tax Invoice", do I claim VAT on this type of a transaction? The supplier is a VAT registered entity.

Can I pay and deduct vat input on this type of transaction?

Posted 30 April 2015

You ask for a "Copy Tax Invoice" from the supplier and the supplier issues a Tax Invoice ("Office Copy"), is this acceptable as a "Copy Tax Invoice"?

Do you pay PAYE on unpaid leave?

Posted 30 April 2015

My salary is as follows basic of 16500, travel allowance of 4500, cell all R500, medical aid R500 & RAF R500. I did not work 2 days this month and this was deducted as unpaid leave of R1517. 24. Please advise if you are supposed to pay PAYE on unpaid leave. Thanks

Housing allowance tax?

Posted 21 April 2015

I am a 27 years old. I have a new job mu basic salary is R18 600 and I will also receive a housing allowance of 2300. How much tax will I pay in tax?

How does my salary get taxed?

Posted 21 April 2015

Hello , I am 37 years old and my annual salary is R160000 and travel allowance R40000 I a traveling roughly equal for business and private distance and contributing R14000 pension fund (out of my salary earnings) what is my tax deduction from my monthly salary?

IT3a flag stated, but I have my own business (consultant) - how to proceed with TaxTim questions?

Posted 17 April 2015

I am a sole practicioner (legal consulting), i. e. my own business, own expenses (work office and home office). I don't have an IRP5 or IT3a therefore. But I keep having the following queries from TaxTim after I've filled in all the questions: "You can't depreciate personal items if your IRP5/IT3a Income section isn't filled in. Fix it" "You can't claim home office expenses if your IRP5/IT3a Income section isn't filled in. Fix it" "You can't deduct other expenses related to income if your IRP5 ...

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Tax on commission to SARS?

Posted 6 April 2015

Is there tax paid on the basic of R5000 and an added commission of R5000 which comes conditionally?

How can I claim my returns from paying school fees, groceries and my car for travelling to work?

Posted 6 April 2015

How can I claim my refund from paying school fees, groceries and my car for travelling to work everyday?

Expenses allowed on sales commission?

Posted 29 March 2015

Expenses allowed on Commission received on sales - what are they?

Tax om commission

Posted 29 March 2015

What is the percentage tax to pay on commission earned. My salary is R35 000 and some months I earn about R180 000 commission.

UIF and PAYE on commision income for employee also earning a normal income.

Posted 17 March 2015

Do you have to pay UIF on commission income if it is secondary income?
An employee earns both a normal salary and a commission. Does he pay UIF on the salary only or the whole amount?
Also how does he view his remuneration for PAYE, is it the whole amount together or both separate?

Reimbursed tuition fee?

Posted 5 March 2015

My employer reimburses my tuition fee if I passed all subjects. I am studying a PGDA and I am a trainee. Is the reimbursed tuition taxable?
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