- Who is a provisional taxpayer?
- Provisional tax is a tax system that makes taxpayers estimate and pay their taxes in the form of two payments (one every six months), instead of having to pay one large sum at the end of the tax year. But, do you know who SARS considers a provisional taxpayer? Read on to find out if you qualify.
It's important you determine if you qualify as a provisional taxpayer.
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- [07 November 2016]
- Are you a provisional taxpayer or not? Find out here
- If you're a provisional taxpayer then you make provisional payments during the tax year. This is based on your estimated taxable income.
You will pay your annual tax liability in instalments.
In the past, you HAD to be a provisional taxpayer. But things have changed.
So read on and find out who is and who isn't a provisional taxpayer. Provisional taxpayers
Provisional taxpayers constit... ››› more
- [21 September 2015]
- 'Does Capital Gains Tax affect provisional taxpayers?'
- When it comes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and provisional taxpayers, the question isn't does it affect you, because it does, but how it affects you! This is when things get a bit more complicated as you try to work it out.
Getting your CGT calculations wrong could incur the wrath of SARS, especially if it thinks you're cheating it.
That's why, today we're explaining how CGT affects provisiona... ››› more
- [08 August 2014]
- Find out how to pay provisional tax so you can meet your 2014 tax deadline
- The next provisional tax deadline is on the 28th of February 2014. If you're a provisional taxpayer, continue reading to find out how to pay provisional tax so you can meet your 2014 tax deadline and avoid hefty penalties and interest. Failing to comply with the law when paying your provisional tax will cost you up to 10% in penalties, interest and additional tax of 20% on the outstanding amount!
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- [03 December 2013]
- Use this lifeline to avoid provisional tax penalties
- If you haven't paid your provisional tax yet, you'll be glad to know there could be a way out. Use this lifeline to avoid provisional tax penalties...
Failure to pay provisional tax could result in these penalties:
Late submission penalties (also known as administrative non-compliance penalties);
Late payment penalties (also known as administrative non-compliance penalties); and
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- [28 November 2013]
- How does CGT affect provisional taxpayers?
- If you sell or dispose of any assets, you can't escape Capital Gains Tax (CGT). What's more, if you calculate your CGT liability incorrectly, you'll be liable for tax penalties, plus interest. But what about provisional taxpayers? Are they affected by CGT too?
CGT is a tax you pay on the profits you make on the disposal (sale) of your assets.
If you're a provisional taxpayer and aren't sure... ››› more
- [16 September 2013]