ARTICLES RELATING TO TAX

Can interns claim for travel expenses?

2015-08-03 13:58

A Fin24 user who received a stipend of R5 000 while on internship wants to know if she can claim for her travelling expenses.

Expat receiving pension from SA: Do I pay tax?

2015-07-31 08:00

A Fin24 user living in Canada, but receiving a pension from South Africa wants to know if he is liable for paying taxes.

Home care and medical rebates

2015-07-21 18:23

A Fin24 users wants to know if he can include home care for his elderly wife in his medical rebate calculation.

Tax, accounting bodies step in after Zuma NPO exposé

2015-07-20 18:09

SA’s tax and accounting professionals have joined forces to help stay the NPO sector after a report that five NPOs associated with President Zuma is non-compliant with the NPO Act.

Rich can also benefit from tax free savings - expert

2015-07-15 12:48

The affluent can also benefit from incorporating tax free savings products in their investment plan, explains an expert.

Zeroing in on VAT change

2015-07-12 18:30

The Davis Tax Committee chaired by Judge Dennis Davis is telling National Treasury what it likes to hear: VAT is good and zero VAT on basic foods is bad.

Tax free savings explained

2015-07-08 10:19

The SA Savings Institute cautions savers to make sure to shop around where to invest as banks add charges that eat into your savings.

Taxpayers warned it's open season for scammers

2015-07-03 09:21

Tax filing season has barely begun and the first phishing emails are already doing the rounds, making it essential for taxpayers to be on high alert.

Temp teaching for 6 months, must she pay tax?

2015-07-02 03:20

A Fin24 user wants to know whether his spouse, who was a temporary teacher for six months, is eligible to pay tax.

Filing returns for an education trust

2015-07-02 02:45

Advice for a Fin24 user who has a few questions regarding filing tax returns for an education trust.

 

What to do when tax docs burn

2015-08-03 13:19

Advice for a Fin24 users whose supporting documents for tax filing have been destroyed in a fire.

SARS makes U-turn on business tax location rules

2015-07-23 16:03

A new draft interpretation Note sees SARS moving closer to international laws on exactly where companies have to pay tax.

What are the limits on claiming travel expenses?

2015-07-21 17:34

A Fin24 user seeks clarity on limits on claiming travel expenses on tax returns and what the implications are for exceeding the limits.

SA must raise tax on rich to lift revenue - OECD

2015-07-17 13:22

SA should increase taxes on wealthier individuals to help boost revenue for the nation’s growing demands, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

DA wants Sars commissioner to appear before Parly committee

2015-07-13 13:47

Sars commissioner Tom Moyane should appear before Parliament’s finance committee to table the full report on the so-called Sars “rogue unit”, says the DA.

Push for Govt to increase VAT

2015-07-09 11:08

Raising South Africa's 14% VAT rate would be a more efficient way of boosting revenue than increasing direct taxes, says a tax advisory committee.

Can I claim for using my own car for work?

2015-07-07 11:33

Can an employee have tax deducted for using his own vehicle for work purposes without receiving a car allowance, asks a Fin24 user.

Can I claim for travel expenses?

2015-07-02 03:38

A pensioner, currently doing contractual work in Randburg and Pretoria, wants to know if he can claim his travel expenses.

Working in Saudi, do I also pay tax in SA?

2015-07-02 03:04

A Fin24 user currently working in Saudi Arabia wants to know whether she should pay tax in South Africa as well.

Tax filing: No financial records yet, what now?

2015-07-02 02:22

A Fin24 user wants to know what is a company to do with regard to filing tax returns when said company has not traded yet.

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