If I were to open a small company (sole proprietership) doing plumbing work, would this make me a provisional tax payer even if its my only source of income? Also, on my invoices I would send out to clients for jobs done.. would I charge tax on these invoices?
You would not charge tax/VAT on these invoices as you are not VAT registered yet. In order to become VAT registered you would need to have turnover of more than R1m per year or voluntarily register with SARS showing more than R50 000 worth of invoices.
You would be a provisional taxpayer from non-salaried income provided your taxable income (profit) is more than R20 000 per year.
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