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Claim on loss of leave days that was forfeited

Posted 30 July 2015 under Tax Questions



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Mary says:
30 July 2015 at 20:28

I was dismissed 2014 . On my dismissal in 2014 I forfeited 14 days annual leave as the maximum the company would pay is up to 40 days. Can I claim the loss of the leave from SARS ? I did pay tax on the 40 days that I was paid out by the company.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
30 July 2015 at 21:49

No, unfortunately you cannot. A normal leave payout is included in your income and would be taxed the same as your salary. However, if you had to forfeit leave due to your company's leave policy, this would have no tax consequence.


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