Foreign tax on invoice



Rudolf says:
15 February 2017 at 10:20

We charge a management fee for services rendered in Botswana. They withheld 10% how do we claim it back and can we claim any VAT on this invoice from outside in South Africa?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
15 February 2017 at 11:35

Unfortunately VAT is only payable by South Africans as it is a charge for SA, the supply of services to non-residents is a zero rated supply. The 10% needs to be included in your tax return under foreign tax credits which will then reduce the amount owing to SARS.




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