July 2014-Feb 2015 I was a recruitment consultant. I did not receive a salary, I simply paid a R5000 desk cost per month, which I believe I can claim back for. In the 8 months, I only earned 3 amounts, all adding up to approximately R40 000. How do I submit a tax return- I had no salary, I can claim for desk cost and flights, and I earned very little?
Is this the only income you earned between March 2014 and Feb 2015?
Giselasays: 28 June 2015 at 12:42
TaxTimsays: 28 June 2015 at 13:36
Given that you earned below the tax threshold you do not need to file a return, however we do suggest you do nonetheless. You can complete the Local Business Income with these details of income and expenses and file, but no tax will be paid.
Giselasays: 28 June 2015 at 18:43
I was hoping there was a way to claim back for the R20000 spent on desk cost, and the R2500 on business related flights (meeting potential clients in JHB)... But I understand that this will not be possible.
Thank you for your help!
TaxTimsays: 29 June 2015 at 8:29
Unfortunately not since you pay no tax anyway therefore there is nothing to be refunded.
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