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2015 Tax Legislative Update - Cape Town
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2015/12/03
When: 3 December 2015
From 09:00 until 13:00
Where: Lord Charles Hotel
Cnr Main Road (M9) & Broadway Boulevard (R44)
Somerset West, Western Cape 
South Africa
Contact: Thabelo Raivhogo


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Overview

The annual amendments to the tax legislation are expected to be published soon. This seminar will cover the amendments to the Income Tax Act, Value Added Tax Act and Tax Administration Act that are most likely to impact a wide range of taxpayers and tax practitioners in 2016. In addition, some important case law as well as rulings and interpretation notes issued during 2015 will be discussed. This seminar aims to equip participants with the necessary awareness of developments to approach tax matters in 2016 in an informed manner.

Course Content

The topics covered in the seminar will include the following:
  • Updates on administrative provisions made at the start of 2015, new regulations issued in 2015, proposed amendments for 2016 as well as relevant case law in 2015
  • Impact of the repeal of section 6quin rebates
  • Details of the retirement reform
  • Amendments to limitations on periods for additional assessments
  • Clarification of CGT on vesting of employee shares by trusts
  • Amendments in relation to legal privilege

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 master’s 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

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

Option 1 - Seminar:

2016 CPD subscribers: Free (Not a 2016 CPD Subscriber yet? Click here for more information)

Member: R885.00
Non-member: R985.00

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

2016 CPD subscribers: Free (Not a 2016 CPD Subscriber yet? Click here for more information)

This dedicated CPD webinar will be presented  on Tuesday 01 December 2015 from 09:00 - 13:00

Member: R370.00
Non-member: R450.00

Click here to register for the Webinar
 
Option 3 - DVD
 
This CPD event will be recorded and available to purchase on DVD. Available 11 January 2016.
 
Member: R595.00
Non-member: R650.00
 

 

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 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.




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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