What are the tax benefits of leasing a vehicle? The lease amount is R4 000 p/m and it's for 36 months. Should I rather get a single cab bakkie and claim the VAT back on that? I own a few restaurants, so it would be for picking up emergency stock and the company logo will be displayed on either vehicle (if that makes any difference). I own a cc and a pty(ltd), is there different tax benefits for them?
There are not tax differences between the CC or the company, they are treated as one in the same.
If you are registered as a VAT Vendor then leasing a bakkie would be the better option as you can claim the VAT portion back. Any business expenditure on vehicles would be allowed as a tax deduction, provided they are used for business purposes.
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