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4 months contract... Will I be taxed?

Posted 25 October 2015 under Tax Questions



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Theo says:
24 October 2015 at 0:49

I have been unemployed for a year, and will start a 4 month contract on Dec 2015 to end March 2016. Salary will be R11 000 gross. And intend to not work the rest of 2016. Will I have to pay tax if I am employed temporarily?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
25 October 2015 at 22:40

Yes you will still be taxed as unless you can prove to your employer you will not be earning any other income for the tax year and then they should not withhold PAYE. If they do however, you will be able to claim this amount from SARS as a refund when you file your tax return.


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