Professional Certificate in Taxation

01 July 2019 - 30 June 2020
  • Individuals Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Administration
  • VAT
  • Payroll
  • This professional certificate programme covers the entire field of taxation. The knowledge and practical skills gained in this programme will provide you with the foundational knowledge and practical skills to perform SARS tax compliance functions and services including the preparation and submission of tax returns for individuals corporate farmers partnerships sole traders companies close corporations and trusts. This certificate is built upon practical simulations ensuring the learning environment simulates reality in a tax practice.


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    Professional Certificate in Tax Opinion & Dispute Writing

    06 August 2019 - 13 December 2019
  • Tax opinions
  • SARS Dispute Resolution
  • This professional certificate programme covers the areas of tax research opinion and dispute writing. The purpose of this SLP programme is to develop the critical research problem solving and writing skills to draft TAA compliant tax opinions that will mitigate SARS penalty risk. The course will also equip participants with the skill to effectively respond to SARS letter of audit findings prepare technical sound SARS objections and appeals.


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    Short Learning Programme in Value-Added Tax

    24 May 2019 - 19 July 2019
  • VAT
  • This 8 week short learning course begins with a specific VAT online diagnostic to determine any gaps in your knowledge resulting in the common pitfalls identified by SARS. A tailored elearning journey will be delivered to address the gaps whilst a focussing on simulated real life scenarios and the VAT 201 form. Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Competency from The Tax Faculty.


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    Wits Course in International Business Tax: Foreign Inbound Investment into South Africa

    02 July 2019 - 30 September 2019
  • International Tax
  • International Tax (Inbound transactions)
  • This short course covers the specific tax issues of foreign businesses with investments in South Africa including the payment flows between foreign companies and their South African subsidiaries as well as the taxation of South African activities directly undertaken by foreign companies.


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    Wits Course in Corporate Transaction Tax Company Formations Shareholder Withdrawals and Terminations

    03 July 2019 - 30 September 2019
  • Corporate Tax
  • This course focuses on corporate taxation with a specific focus on shareholdershare level transactions covering shareholder formations dividends and other ongoing withdrawals to shareholders as well as outgoing payments on company termination. While the main focus is on taxation relevant company law and commercial concepts will be covered in a business context.


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    Wits Course in Tax and Estate Planning: Taxes on Death

    01 July 2019 - 30 September 2019
  • Estate Planning (Taxes on Death)
  • This short course covers the legal modalities associated with property transfers on death e.g. transfers from a natural person to an estate and then to an heir and or testamentary trust. The course will also cover the tax issues upon death including estate duty final return issues as well as the deemed sale of all assets for income tax purposes.


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    Wits Course in Payroll Taxation: Cross-border Executives and Technical Employees

    04 July 2019 - 30 September 2019
  • Payroll
  • This short course covers the various crossborder and fringe benefit concerns in terms of foreign employees working in South Africa and in terms of South African employees working abroad.


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    Occupational Certificate: Tax Technician (RPL)

    02 July 2019 - 30 June 2020
  • Individuals Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Administration
  • VAT
  • Payroll
  • Ethics and standards
  • SARS Dispute Resolution
  • This RPL programme is aimed at registered tax practitioners who are required by SARS to secure an NQF qualification in taxation. Successful applicants will receive relief from SARS and may continue to practice as a registered tax practitioner on eFiling.


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    Occupational Certificate: Tax Professional (RPL)

    04 July 2019 - 15 December 2020
  • Individuals Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • International Tax
  • Tax Administration
  • VAT
  • Payroll
  • Ethics and standards
  • SARS Dispute Resolution
  • Estate Planning (Taxes on Death)
  • This occupational qualification is a formal structured learning programme that leads to a professional occupational qualification that is registered on the National Qualification Framework NQF 8. The qualification consists of three components namely Knowledge Practical Skills and Workplace Experience. This 18month briding programme covers the Knowledge and Practical Skills components of the qualification and together with experience gained in the workplace allows you to write the SAIT External Integrated Summative Assessment EISA.


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