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Managing and understanding income tax implications South African residents doing business abroad
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This webinar deals with the income tax implications of cross-border transactions undertaken by South African residents, including rebates available to eliminate the effect of double tax on these transactions.

2013/08/19
When: 2013/08/19
15h00pm until 17h00pm
Where: Webinar online session
Presented live from Gauteng
Contact: Silvia Motaung


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OVERVIEW:

Many South African taxpayers do business across the borders, in particular with customers and related entities in other African countries. These cross-border transactions however pose many challenges, not the least of which being withholding taxes that can have a significant impact on profit margins. This webinar deals with the income tax implications of cross-border transactions undertaken by South African residents, including rebates available to eliminate the effect of double tax on these transactions.


COURSE CONTENT:
  • Rebates and deductions available in respect of foreign taxes paid by residents
  • Taxation of foreign dividends received by residents

PRESENTER:


Professor Pieter van der Zwan

Pieter is an associate professor at the North-West University (NWU) where he is the leader of the Taxation Program. He teaches taxation to honours chartered accountancy and masters degree students. He received the award as the best lecturer on the NWU's Potchefstroom Campus in 2011.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He completed his articles at KPMG and spend time in KPMG's technical department after completing his articles. Since joining the NWU, Pieter has been involved in private practice as a technical advisor to audit firms and companies on tax and IFRS matters. In addition, he has also presented numerous tax and IFRS seminars and workshops to auditors, accountants and finance divisions of companies over the past 4 years.

Pieter has published a number of articles in accredited academic journals and also makes regular contributions to tax and accountancy magazines (including TaxTalk).


CPD:

Attendance will secure 2 hours Output verifiable CPD points/units.


EVENT INVESTMENT:

SAIT Members: Free

WHY REGISTER WITH SAIT?

Section 240A of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (as amended) requires that all tax practitioners register with a recognized controlling body before 1 July 2013. It is a criminal offense to not register with both a recognized controlling body and SARS.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER

The Act requires that a minimum academic and practical requirments be set to register with a controlling body. Click here for the minimum requirements of SAIT.

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