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Can I claim my housing alowance if I pay rent?

Posted 24 June 2015 under Tax Questions



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Bok says:
16 June 2015 at 9:42

If I receive a housing allowance of R5000, and I pay tax on the R5000, can I claim it back if I pay rent of R9500

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
16 June 2015 at 18:29

No unfortunately you cannot, the rent is a personal expenditure from after tax money.


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