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Is the out of town allowance taxable?

Posted 18 August 2016 under Tax Q&A
Nqobile says:
18 August 2016 at 10:02

Is the out of town allowance taxable?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
18 August 2016 at 13:55

Yes - the allowance is also referred to as an S&T allowance or subsistence and travel allowance, which is taxable.

Your employer need not withhold the tax on your pay, but it should reflect on your tax certificate, which is then taxed in your tax return.


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