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Can I be taxed less or refunded when I submit receipts of all my purchases?

Posted 9 April 2014 under Tax Q&A


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I'm told that if I keep the receipts of everything that I purchase, I can submit them to SARS and I don't have to be taxed too much or I can be refunded, is it true?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
9 April 2014 at 14:52

What purchases do you make? Are they for business? How do you earn your income?

Tumi says:
9 April 2014 at 15:56

Normal purchases like grocery, clothes, furniture and no its not for the business. Im currently employed by a certain company

TaxTim TaxTim says:
11 April 2014 at 16:15

You cannot claim personal expenses for tax purposes, the person who told you this was mistaken.


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