For a VAT vendor to be able to claim back the input vat (vat on purchases of goods & services) a tax invoice that complies, MUST be obtained.
We have come across a number of instances where SARS has rejected input vat claims as a result of invalid tax invoices issued by suppliers. The attached two documents will assist you in ensuring you comply with the requirements relating to tax invoices as stipulated in the VAT Act. Firstly you must make sure tax invoices issued by you/your business complies and secondly you must check that your suppliers issues tax invoices to you that complies.
Tax Invoice Requirements
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Examples of VALID tax invoices
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