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Do I need to ring-fence my loss?

Answer Tim's simple questions below to find out if you need to ring-fence

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Did your business or rental property make a loss this tax year?
This means that your expenses exceeded your income.
No
Yes

Do you need to ring-fence? Answer the questions above to find out.

Yes, the ring-fencing provisions do apply

When using TaxTim to complete your tax return, click Yes in the Business / Property Rental section when asked about ring-fencing. If you're using SARS eFiling, you'll find this question in the Local Business / Property Rental Income section.

No, the ring-fencing provisions don't apply

When using TaxTim to complete your tax return, click No in the Business / Property Rental Section when asked about ring-fencing. If you're using SARS eFiling, you'll find this question in the Local Business / Property Rental Income section.

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