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Rental income & expenses, can I claim on regularly inspecting my property?

Posted 1 February 2016 under Tax Q&A


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James says:
31 January 2016 at 20:27

I will be renting out my primary residence in Cape Town for a few years while I work on the Wild Coast rent-free. Can I claim a quarterly site/property visit/inspection as an expense for tax purposes?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
31 January 2016 at 22:49

Is this your only reason for tax returning to Cape Town and going to the property?

James says:
1 February 2016 at 8:38

Yes it will be

TaxTim TaxTim says:
1 February 2016 at 8:59

Provided that is the case, you could be able to deduct this from the rental income earned.


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