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Can a director claim cell phone exp if there's no comm on IRP5?

Posted 27 November 2015 under Tax Q&A


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Mary-lee says:
27 November 2015 at 9:07

If you are a director of a company but you didn't earn commission on your IRP5, can you claim for cell phone expenses?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
27 November 2015 at 9:42

Did you use your cell phone for work purposes? Can you justify this to SARS?

Mary-lee says:
27 November 2015 at 9:43

Yes, you can

TaxTim TaxTim says:
27 November 2015 at 10:12

You would then be able to claim the cell phone handset depreciation, not the actual calls and data. You would write the value off over 2 years and apportion it for business use.


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