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Posted 11 January 2016 under Tax Questions

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Taf says:
10 January 2016 at 0:05

A British pensioner who lives in RSA and is a South African resident is being offered £1000 per month from her sister in the UK as the pensioner has no money to live on in her retirement. I understand the donor will not need to pay donations tax to SARS as she is a British citizen and resident. However will the pensioner (donee)be required to pay tax to SARS on these monthly donations for living expenses?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
11 January 2016 at 9:12

No they won't need to pay tax on this amount if it is for living expenses from a family member.


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