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When do I start my logbook if got travel allowance halfway through year?

Posted 25 September 2013 under Tax Q&A


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Hi Tim, I get a travel allowance but however I started receiving it in June, but always had used the car since the month of April! So when do I start the date of my logbook for efiling?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
26 September 2013 at 12:53

You would use the logbook from the first day you received a travel allowance as this is when you are going to claim a reduction in the taxes paid for the business use, and that is the date that SARS requires proof of your business trips for.


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