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Working abroad, do I submit a return?

Posted 27 October 2015 under Tax Questions



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Abroad says:
27 October 2015 at 15:49

Do I need to submit a tax return if I am currently working in the UAE and not residing in South Africa? I have been working abroad since September 2014. I have never submitted a tax return before as I was under the bracket and did not need to claim anything. I tried calling them but alas no answer...

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
27 October 2015 at 16:30

Please double-check below to ensure you are a non-tax resident in South Africa.
Am I a tax resident of South Africa?

If you are a non-resident, you only have to fill out a tax return if you earn money from sources in South Africa. You don't have to pay tax on any income earned from outside of SA.


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