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Hi there could you please help me with out of town allowances and hotel.I work for my self If I work in lesotho what can I claim with no reciepts hotel allowance and food. The same questions for Angola, Mauritius, Botswana. Is it possible to least exspenses for all African countries.
And last local allowances in South Africa my home base
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Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you today. I am a tax adviser with over 15 years of experience.Although SARs does allow for "deemed expenses" for employees, it does not allow that for self employed. The deemed costs may only be claimed if an employer pays an allowance to an employee. A self employed person must claim the expenses in terms of section 11 of the Act (actual expenses).Commission-earners and other taxpayers not in receipt of a specific allowance, who wish to claim costs for business travel, must base their claim on actual expenditure. Recipients of a travel allowance from their employer may use the so-called "deemed cost" tables to submit their claim in cases where actual records have not been kept.
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All the work I do is for another company I dont get paid from the customer. I invoice the company i carried out the work for but i have not included any out of town allowances or expenses.
Could you let me know what the rates should be in all African countries and also local in South Africa
Hi RobinThanks for the reply, It was helpful but is it possible you can giveme the out of town allowances for these countriesAngolaMauritiusLesothoBotawanaNamibiaI dont know where to dont know where to find this information.
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I would like to know if for eg, I travel overseas to Botswana to work, what is the daily allowance that I can claim?