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Posted 8 March 2016 under Tax Questions



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Barney says:
7 March 2016 at 13:28

Hi. IF I Was not working for 7 months will I get any money from SARS.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
7 March 2016 at 13:44

Did you work and pay tax during the other months of the year?


Barney says:
7 March 2016 at 19:12

Yes I did work the other months and paid tax.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
8 March 2016 at 9:40

If you worked for part of the tax year, and did not work for some months, there is a chance that you are due a tax refund from SARS. This is because tax is calculated based on an annualised amount, on the assumption that you worked for 12 months of the year.

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