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Foreign Earned Income

Posted 23 July 2015 under Tax Q&A


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Mike says:
23 July 2015 at 8:40

Hi, I am wondering about the tax I pay, if any, if I am earning my income overseas. In my case I earn in Indonesia, and the money gets deposited into an Indonesian account. I would like to send my money back to South Africa though. I would only be in South Africa for 1 to 2 months of the year. What tax would I have to pay, if any?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
23 July 2015 at 9:54

Your foreign earned income would be exempt from tax.

Can I claim a portion of my foreign income as exempt?


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