PAYE Posts in TaxTim's Blog

Electronic Submission



So TaxTim can complete my tax return electronically - so why can the return not be submitted to Inland Revenue electronically?

Yes - this is a question asked all too often and this is on our wish list as well.

TaxTim is currently working on developing the Electronic submission functionality.

However, unfortunately at this time Inland Revenue does not yet ACCEPT electronic submissions, as their system and the current legislation does not cater for electronic submissions....

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TaxTim Pricing



We receive several comment on the pricing of the tax return when using TaxTim.

Currently the pricing is as follows and have remained unchanged since the inception:

  • Normal salaried individual forms (brown forms)    N$99
  • Salaried individuals with allowances (blue forms)  N$349
  • Provisional tax returns (yellow forms)  N$499

We would like to share how we came to decide on the pricing of the tax returns....

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What is Employee Assist?



have you heard of Employee Assist and do you want to know more about what it is, watch this video:


Introducting TaxTim



If you want to know more about TaxTim and how it works, here's a short video for you


Employee Assist User Guide



So you are signed up for Employee Assist - Congratulations!

If you are unsure what to do and you do not know how to get started using TaxTim, please see our user guide video:


Frequently asked questions for Employees using Employee Assist:



  1. When I am done with the tax return, I receive a payment screen?

This means that you did not login through the voucher email. Please log out of TaxTim, go to the email and click on the “Click here to Start”. This should activate your voucher, removing the payment screen.

  1. I cannot remember my password?

No problem, you can always reset your password. On the login screen of the website, click on “Forgot your password”. You will see a screen where you should put in your email. A reset link will be emailed to you. Once you receive this link, click on it and you can reset your password. Easy!...

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When to submit which tax return



Here we have a comprehensive table of when which tax return is due:

Income tax returns and tax payments due dates

 



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Individual Income Tax Tables



All individuals are taxed according to a income sliding scale. All individuals, including trusts and estates, are taxed according to the below table, which is applicable for the tax years 28 February 2016 until further notice:



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Choosing a Tax Return - Brown, Blue or Yellow?



If you are a registered taxpayer in Namibia, you ought to receive a blank tax return in the mail at some time during the year.

Have you ever noticed that there are different types of tax returns, when looking at the colours. 

For individuals there are 3 different type of tax returns, which are Brown, Blue and Yellow.

So what exactly is the difference between the 3 types of tax returns and can you submit any coloured return.

STOP! No, you cannot just complete any colour return and submit it, as it may have consequences where your taxpayer status may change with Inland Revenue....

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