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2012 Year-end Tax Update - Pretoria (Professor Jackie Arendse)
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Keep up to date with the latest tax amendments, including the Tax Administration Act, other legislation, SARS Interpretation Notes and case law developments! This update will cover the 2012 changes in tax legislation arising from the Tax Administration Act, the Taxation Laws Amendment Acts, recent tax judgments, new SARS Interpretation Notes and other developments in 2012.

2012/11/30
When: 2012/11/30
09:00 - 13:00 (Registration from 08:15)
Where: Diep In Die Berg
929 Disselboom Street
Wapadrand
Pretoria, Gauteng  0050
South Africa
Contact: Nadia du Plessis


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Overview

Keep up to date with the latest tax amendments, including the Tax Administration Act, other legislation, SARS Interpretation Notes and case law developments!

This update will cover the 2012 changes in tax legislation arising from the Tax Administration Act, the Taxation Laws Amendment Acts, recent tax judgments, new SARS Interpretation Notes and other developments in 2012.

Course content:

  • The Tax Administration Act, 2011 and related Governments Notices and policy documents.
  • Tax changes to be effected through the Taxation Laws Amendment Bills, 2012:
    • Further changes to tax treatment on medical scheme contributions
    • New exemption for certain retirement annuities
    • 'Clean break' principle for retirement interests on divorce
    • New rules for taxing variable income
    • New fringe benefit valuation rules
    • Further changes to employer-owned insurance policies
    • Changes to the learnership allowance
    • New rules on deductions of interest and royalties
    • New rules for debt reductions
    • Further changes to the new dividends tax
    • Real estate investment trusts
    • New tax treatment for government grants
    • New exit tax for persons ceasing to be SA residents
    • New withholding taxes on interest and royalties paid to non-residents
    • Update on headquarter companies
    • and more...
Plus:

Recent case law developments

Who should attend

Tax practitioners, business owners and managers, advisors, auditors, accountants, bookkeepers and anyone else involved in business management and/or taxation.

Presenter/s:

Professor Jackie Arendse - B Acc H Dip Tax M Acc (Tax) MTP(SA) CA(SA)

Jackie is a sought-after presenter of tax seminars for tax practitioners, accountants and the general business community. Jackie is the Head of the School of Accountancy at the University of the Witwatersrand and has served on various professional committees. Jackie chaired SAIT's National Technical Committee until 2010. Formerly the Project Director: Tax at SAICA, Jackie continues to advise professional bodies on technical tax issues and has represented SAIT and other professional bodies in liaising with SARS, National Treasury and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Finance. Jackie is well known as a leading expert in tax and her many articles on a broad range of tax matters have been published in a variety of business journals and newspapers.

EVENT INVESTMENT:

SAIT Members: R850.00
Affiliated Members: R950.00
(includes SAIBA, SAICA, SAIPA, ACCA, IAC, ICB, FPI, CSSA, LSSA, FISA) members
Non-Members: R990.00
Trainees: R400.00

 

 

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