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Can a sales representative claim on car installments?

Posted 28 September 2015 under Tax Q&A


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Don says:
17 September 2015 at 14:20

I just started a new position as a sales representative, and the car I am currently using is quiet old. As I will be travelling a lot to see clients I would like to buy a new reliable car. Would I be able to make a claim on the monthly installments for this new car, as it will be used mainly for work? If so, what percentage can I claim?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
20 September 2015 at 16:06

Do you receive a travel allowance?

Don says:
23 September 2015 at 16:58

Hi Tim,

No, I do not.

Regards

TaxTim TaxTim says:
23 September 2015 at 17:49

It would be best to negotiate a travel allowance or reimbursive allowance with your employer otherwise you can claim petrol and depreciation on the vehicle, but you must keep a full logbook and receive a letter from your employer stating that you are required to use your car for work purposes.

Don says:
25 September 2015 at 11:05

Thanks Tim. I appreciate the assistance!

TaxTim TaxTim says:
28 September 2015 at 12:25

Only a pleasure!


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