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Practical perspectives on VAT
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Even though VAT is based on a relatively simple mechanism of tax on the supply of goods or services, the application of the VAT Act can become surprisingly complex. During this session, the following aspects that are often the topic of discussion when dealing with VAT issues will be considered: (1) VAT registrations and implications of registration (2) Timing of VAT invoices – in particular invoices relating to deposits, advance payments and subsequent corrections (3) VAT implications of cros

2013/10/14
When: 2013/10/14
15h00pm until 17h00pm
Where: Webinar online session
Presented live from Gauteng
Contact: Silvia Motaung


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OVERVIEW:

Even though VAT is based on a relatively simple mechanism of tax on the supply of goods or services, the application of the VAT Act can become surprisingly complex.


COURSE CONTENT:
  • VAT registrations and implications of registration
  • Timing of VAT invoices - in particular invoices relating to deposits, advance payments and subsequent corrections
  • VAT implications of cross-border transactions
  • Non-vatable events
  • VAT implications of an agency relationship

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 Verifiable Output CPD point/units.


EVENT INVESTMENT:

SAIT Members: Free

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