It is true that Africa is rising, which is good. It is also true that the tax system across Africa is becoming more complex, which is not so good. Whether good or bad every responsible organisation knows that full compliance with the law in every jurisdiction is non negotiable.
You will find our new publication on VAT in Africa very useful especially if you do business cross-border within the continent.
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.