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Source code for CGT on a tax return

Wednesday, 28 January 2015   (0 Comments)
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Q: As at date of death of a client of mine, all taxes were calculated.  Then from date of death the funds, which comprised of interest, dividends and some CGT were transferred into a Testamentary Trust. Thereafter the interest, dividends and the CGT were paid out to the beneficiary.

The question is: when the trust distributes these funds, we have to put the source codes on the tax return of the Trust. I would imagine that interest would have a source code of 4201: dividends 4216. What code would the trust in its tax return use for the distribution of the CGT?  

A: The source code page on SARS’ website indicates that for a Local Capital Gain the source code is 4250 and for a Foreign Capital Gain the source code is 4252.

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