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Logbook for tax purposes, must one be kept?

Posted 2 July 2014 under Tax Q&A


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As a commission earner do I have to have a travel logbook?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
2 July 2014 at 11:57

If you wish to claim travel expenses in order to reduce your taxes payable then it would be best to have a logbook yes if SARS ask for proof of your expenses.

Rosemary says:
2 July 2014 at 12:12

Thank You ,what will happen if I have not kept a log book for the current tax year?

TaxTim TaxTim says:
2 July 2014 at 12:16

You would need to prove to SARS somehow that the amount claimed for travelling expenses was justified as business use.


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