A travel allowance is given by an employer to their employee as part of their salary package and therefore is not applicable to a sole proprietor. As a sole proprietor though, you should be able to deduct all your business related travel expenditure.
It depends on the rules of the fund, but you should be able to make monthly or annual payments to a Retirement Annuity up to 27,5% of your taxable income. Please read our blog on the New Retirement Fund Tax Laws
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