n Tax Breaks Newsletter - Deducting a trading loss : income tax
|Article Title||Deducting a trading loss : income tax|
|© Publisher:||Moneyweb (Pty) Ltd|
|Journal||Tax Breaks Newsletter|
|Publication Date||Nov 2009|
|Pages||2 - 3|
When it comes to the whole "capital vs. revenue" argument, one of the main factors that are taken into account is the taxpayer's intention at the time of acquisition. This means that, for example, if you make an investment with the intention that such investment is for the long term, the proceeds upon eventual disposal thereof will be treated as capital.
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