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How does RSA Tax work if I am earning abroad

Posted 23 December 2015 under Tax Questions



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Traveller says:
22 December 2015 at 9:10

I am currently a teacher in Vietnam, I have been here since July 2015, and have been earning foreign currency. I am about to start transferring money into my RSA account for some debit orders. I would like to find out- how does my tax work if I am earning abroad? I do not want to be penalized in any way. I am a registered tax user and I have enjoyed tax returns every year since 2012.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
23 December 2015 at 9:34

You will not be taxed on your income earned in Vietnam, in South Africa, and you can transfer it to South Africa without any risks of paying penalties.


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