If I was un-employed for a specific tax year, and attended various technical courses, at approved Training Centres affiliated with Merseta, for artisan courses, can I claim a certain percentage for the costs of these training courses? That is to say, I paid for these courses, and invested with my own money?
Were these courses to upskill yourself or part of your keeping up with the industry practices?
No:says: 23 April 2016 at 14:44
Both, to upskill myself, and I also believe and agree to keep up with industry practices.
TaxTimsays: 24 April 2016 at 19:19
You would have to identify whether the costs were merely to improve knowledge, like a degree or diploma, or something like a day course which is short and is just a top up for training. The latter would be deductible.
No:says: 27 April 2016 at 16:21
The training is for professional continuos development, in both artisan and engineer fields.
What source code would I use for this to be tax deductible?
No:says: 29 April 2016 at 13:17
Please can you tell me what source code to use for these costs?
TaxTimsays: 2 May 2016 at 18:24
If you earned income during that period then you would complete the Local Business Income Section of the tax return and include these deductions there, there is no specific source code.
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