Tax deductions on rental property

Dreamer2016 says:
16 June 2016 at 13:56

I have a rental property that's in a different town from the one in which I live. Is the fuel that I use traveling the property to make improvements tax-deductible? Also, what incurred on a rental property are tax deductible?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
16 June 2016 at 23:09

Assuming that you only drive there specifically for purposes related to the property then you could deduct the fuel expense. SARS may ask you to prove this via a logbook however. Please read our blog on Rental property deductions for further information.

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