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What is my tax obligation if I am self employed earning R1500 profit per month?

Posted 19 April 2013 under Tax Q&A


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I am a housewife running a gardening service on the side. My current income is R2 700 of which I pay a worker R1 200. Thus R1 500 profit (using my husband's private gardening equipment). Do I have to register for tax or at what point should I register for tax? What is my tax obligations concerning my employee?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
21 April 2013 at 22:42

You do not need to register for tax based on your earnings, but you would need to register your gardener for UIF - unemployment insurance as he/she will have to contribute 1% and you will have to contribute 1% to UIF per month. You would need to do this if your gardener works more than 24 hours a month for you.

https://www.labour.gov.za/legislation/acts/basic-guides/basic-guide-to-uif-registration - have a look here for more information.


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