SARS has issued an updated external policy that deals with the types of licences, registrations and designations administered by Customs and sets the requirements that must be met prior to and subsequent to licensing, registration or designation for selected activities.
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.