Context: I am paid by a foreign employer in USD and will be processing tax payments in my own capacity. I understand from previous questions that I should register as a Provisional Tax Payer. I have two questions: 1) Is it possible to make monthly payments to SARS instead of at the 2 periods in time? If yes, how? 2) I will likely have to work outside the country for period of 183 days/ 61 days continuously - how do I go about getting the refund/ processing my tax given this?
Monthly payments is only possible if the company you work for is registered as an employer in South Africa with SARS. If this is not the case, you will need to pay provisional tax twice a year. What is Provisional Tax? How and when?
If so, you would need to include the exempt income under "Amounts not considered taxable" on your income tax return under the block for "Exempt amount i.t.o s10(1)(o). This tax should then be refunded on assessment by SARS.
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