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I am a personal fitness trainer. Can I register for turnover tax.

Posted 8 September 2015 under Tax Questions

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Eric says:
8 September 2015 at 9:12

I am a personal fitness trainer. Can I register for turnover tax.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
8 September 2015 at 15:50

If more than 20% of a person's receipts for the year consist of income from rendering of a "professional service", then that person cannot register his/her business for turnover tax.

The list of "professional services" is set out in the Tax Act and consists of amongst others, a service in the field of health and sport.

Since personal training would fall into this field, unfortunately your business would not qualify to be registered for turnover tax.


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