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2017 Year-End Tax Update Seminar – Durban
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When: 4 December 2017
From 9:00am until 1:00pm
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Coastlands Musgrave Hotel
315-319 Ridge Rd
Durban 4001
South Africa
Contact: Thabelo Raivhogo

Online registration is available until: 2017-11-30
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Tax law is ever-changing: are you up to date?

The focus of the seminar is to alert tax practitioners to current and anticipated changes in the law. Attendees can expect to receive updates on the 2017 bills, new court cases, interpretation notes and binding rulings.

Course Content

Some of the anticipated changes to legislation will include the proposals relevant to the following:


  • Loans to trusts - Section 7C
  • The in duplum rule
  • Extending of the CFC legislation

Deduction in respect of contributions to retirement funds

  • Section 11F (backdating thereof) and the treatment of capital gains
  • Employees' tax considerations

Share buy-backs and dividend stripping,
Debt relief,
VAT treatment of leasehold improvements,
Retirement funds

  • Transferring retirement fund benefits after reaching normal retirement date
  • Tax exempt status of pre-March 1998 build-up in public sector funds


  • Repeal of foreign employment income exemption
    • Effective date extended
    • The 1 million
    • Changing resident
  • Increase of thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries to learners with disabilities
  • Reimbursive travel allowances



Piet Nel CA(SA)

Piet Nel is the head of the recently established School of Applied Tax at SAIT's wholly-owned Tax Faculty.

Prior to joining The Tax Faculty, Piet was the project director for tax at SAICA. Over a period of more than a decade, he presented numerous tax seminars and workshops to tax practitioners across the country. He formerly lectured in taxation at Unisa and the University of Pretoria and acted as study supervisor at postgraduate level.

Piet actively contributes to the tax thought in South Africa by regularly appearing on radio and TV talk shows, and by publishing articles in professional journals and magazines.


This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 4 hours verifiable output CPD points/units. Including the following professional bodies: SAICA, CIMA, SAIPA, SAIBA, ACCA, FPI, CSSA, LSSA, FISA, ICBA, IAC, AAT

Event Investment

Free for all 2017 Tax Technicians, General Tax Practitioners and Tax & Accounting CPD subscribers. (Not yet a subscriber? Please click here for more information).

Option 1 - Seminar:

Member: R985.00

Non-member: R1150.00

Printed notes: R50.00

Click here to register for the seminar

Important: Printed copies of notes is optional and will cost additional R50 per set and must be ordered. Electronic notes will be emailed to all registered delegates 2 days prior to the event. Should you require a printed copy on the day of the seminar kindly select the printed seminar notes when registering for the event.

Option 2 - Dedicated Webinar Broadcast

This dedicated CPD webinar will be presented on 5 December 2017 from 09.00 – 13.00

Member: R450.00

Non-member: R500.00

Company Price: R850.00

Click here to register for the Webinar

Option 3 - DVD

This CPD event will be recorded and available to purchase on DVD. Available 30 November 2017.

Member: R650.00

Non-member: R720.00

Click here to purchase the DVD

Payments & Cancellations

  • All payments must be made by EFT or by credit card, at least 3 working days before commencement of an event.

  • Kindly note that should payment not been received 2 days after the event, legal action will be taken

  • Proof of payment will be requested at registration, if payment at that point in time has not been reflected on SAIT's bank account.

  • Only written notice of cancellation will be recognised.

  • Conditions:

    • If the cancellation occurs more than 4 working days prior to the event no cancellation fee will be charged.

    • If the cancellation occurs less than 4 working 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.

  • Please click here for the full terms and conditions.



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.

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