I am starting a solar business as a sole proprietor and pay VAT on all the hardware I buy. How do I invoice my customers? Surely I cannot charge them VAT as I am not registered. I have also heard that if your turnover is less than 1 Million a year you cannot/should not register. To further complicate things for me company's want VAT invoices.
You cannot invoice them, inclusive of VAT if you are not registered unfortunately. If you do need to register and you turn less than R1m per annum you can voluntarily register by showing invoices of more than R50 000.
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