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2015 Webinar: Withholding Taxes in S.A
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When: 20 April 2015
From 15:00 PM until 17:00 PM
Where: Webinar online session
Presented live from
South Africa
Contact: Silvia Motaung

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This session will cover withholding taxes from the perspectives of South African taxpayers making payments to foreigners as well as foreign persons withholding tax on payments to South African taxpayers. The session will deal with the mechanisms that require tax to be withheld in terms of the Income Tax Act, rebates available in South Africa in respect of foreign taxes as well as the provisions of double tax agreements to eliminate potential double tax caused by withholding taxes.


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).


This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 2 hours verifiable output   TAXCPD points/units.

Including the following professional bodies. (AICA, CIMA, SAIPA, SAIBA, ACCA, FPI, CSSA, LSSA, FISA, ICBA, IAC, AAT)

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Member: R370.00
Non-member: R450.00
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  • Only written notice of cancellation will be recognised.
  • Conditions:
    • If the cancellation occurs more than 30 days prior to the event no cancellation fee will be charged.
    • If the cancellation occurs less than 30 but more than 10 days prior to the event a 50% cancellation fee will apply.
    • If the cancellation occurs less than 10 days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • Delegates who book and fail to attend will be liable for the full event fee.
  • SAIT's liability in the case of an event being cancelled will be limited to a refund or credit of the event fee.


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.


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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