How to submit tax returns when working abroad?



Lee-Ann says:
1 May 2015 at 20:37

I have been submitting a tax return every year for a few years now. I plan to go overseas and work/travel. How would I complete future tax returns? I want to avoid penalties for non-submission, but am unsure how to complete the return if I am not earning income in South Africa.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
4 May 2015 at 13:13

How much time each year will you be gone from South Africa?

Lee-Ann says:
4 May 2015 at 13:15

12 months. possibly longer.

TaxTim TaxTim says:
4 May 2015 at 13:17

All you need to then is file a nil return. You would just click you have been unemployed and file like that.




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