Freelancer and Tax payments



Laura-lee says:
19 May 2020 at 9:51

I am currently working as a freelance artist who just started earning money from the work which I do, but at the moment I earn approximately R600.00 a month. I also have not been working for a long time before I begun with the freelance job, it has been just over 7 months. Do I still need to pay my taxes even though my income isn't fixed and stable? If that is the case I need help in knowing how I can calculate how much of the tax I would need to pay.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
19 May 2020 at 9:58

Please refer to our Do I need to file a tax return? decision tree.

Please do note that individuals that receive freelance income should also be registered for provisional taxes. Please refer to the following decision tree and blog: Am I a Provisional taxpayer? and What is Provisional Tax? How and when?



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