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What happens if I've earned foreign income?

Posted 25 September 2012 under Tax Questions



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I qualify to have my income classified as foreign income, but am unsure of the disclosure of this on my tax return.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
16 August 2012 at 18:53

What is the source of the foreign income? Business related, interest, dividends?


Rubix says:
16 August 2012 at 23:01

I'm working for a SA company abroad so this would be my main income. Business related?


TaxTimTaxTim says:
18 August 2012 at 16:00

If your company continues to pay your salary and it is for work done out of South Africa then this income may be exempt from tax if you are our of SA for longer than 183 days and 60 of those are continuous.

You would disclose this income under, "amounts not considered taxable", it is the 2 block and relates to section 10(1)(o)


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