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Foreign income - how to declare?

Posted 3 September 2015 under Tax Questions

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Samantha says:
29 August 2015 at 10:11

Hi guys. I spent most of last year in the United States on an academic exchange program. I received a stipend from the US Government and they filed a tax return for me in the U. S. I did not earn significant income in South Africa last year (a small amount of freelancing, adding up to a few thousand rands in total). Do I need to submit a tax return? If so, I'm not sure how to do it, as I don't have any IRP forms etc.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
30 August 2015 at 20:08

You can submit a nil return in SA as you were out of the country most of the time.


Samantha says:
31 August 2015 at 9:04

Thank you, guys! That's very helpful.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
3 September 2015 at 11:36

Only a pleasure!


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