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What type of taxpayer am I classified as?

Posted 13 April 2014 under Tax Questions



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Hopefully you can please help me out, I registered for Tax a year ago, by default I was registered as a non-provisional tax payer and I am currently unsure of how I should classify myself for tax purposes. I'm also not working as a company or cc but as an individual.

I have 3 different forms of income:
1) 35 Hours a week I work for a company on their premises (almost as a full time employee) and invoice them every month. 70% of income. The do not withhold PAYE as of yet.
2) 5 Hours a week for another company, Invoiced for as well. 15% of income and they withhold 25% PAYE.
3) After hours work for another company, this fluctuates but on average accounts for 15% of my income.
No PAYE withheld as of yet.

I have read about PSP's , contractors and being a sole proprietor but the requirements overlap quite a bit, it would be great if I could get this down to determine if changes need to be made.

Currently I am setting the supposed PAYE tax aside for the eventual payment in tax season, but also not sure if this is the correct or best way to go about it.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
14 April 2014 at 16:46

Based on your various forms of income and no set remuneration (salary) from which your various employers deduct PAYE you would be considered a provisional taxpayer and file two further returns a year.


Joe9 says:
15 April 2014 at 7:31

Great thank you.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
15 April 2014 at 13:15

Only a pleasure!


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