National Treasury issued a Media Statement on 16 October 2014 in relation to the Revised Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, Revised Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill and the Response Document presented to the Standing Committee on Finance (SCoF) on 15 October 2014.
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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.