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Relocation expenses

Posted 11 February 2019 under Tax Q&A


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Tj says:
10 February 2019 at 23:51

I got a new job and the new company is paying me one month's salary as relocation allowance. I understand that this is taxed, but can I have any tax deductions if I can prove actual relocation expenses?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
11 February 2019 at 7:36

Your company would only be able to allow you this exemption if they reimburses actual expenditure incurred, or they make payment the supplier directly. In these cases a tax free exemption will apply for those amounts, not a blanket amount.


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