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When: 04 April 2018
From 3:00pm until 5:00pm
Where: Online Webinar
South Africa
Contact: Tshepo Magopa

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With the carbon tax set to be implemented on 1 January 2019, companies need to be prepared. This short course will provide attendees with a broad overview of the proposed Carbon Tax Bill, taking into account compliance regulations, such as the mandatory greenhouse gas reporting regulations and national pollution prevention plan regulations.

Course Content

  • Introduction to carbon tax
    • The polluter pays principle and how this practice is implemented internationally
    • South Africa’s international commitment at COP21 and the PPD
    • Progress of the carbon policy development to date
    • Context of carbon emissions in the South African landscape
  • Definitions and terminology
    • Direct emissions and types (e.g., fuel combustion, processing, fugitives), international guidelines, carbon budgets, carbon offsets, emission factors and term sequestration
  • Compliance reporting
    • An overview of how the carbon tax is linked to other policies, such as the national greenhouse gas reporting, carbon budgets, national pollution prevention plans, energy reporting, carbon offsets regulations, and incentives
  • Structure of the Carbon Tax Bill
    • Rate and allowances, liability for payment, implementation period and administration
    • Calculating carbon tax liability
    • Quantifying carbon emissions through the national greenhouse gas emissions reporting regulations
    • Basic tax calculation
    • Examples
  • Main issues identified in the Revised Bill
    • Tax paying entity vs company level reporting
    • Amendment of the Customs and Excise Act
    • Regulations on trade exposure and performance benchmarks (carbon offset regulation yet to be finalised)
    • Still no clear plan on revenue recycling
  • What to do next


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Event Investment

Member: R370

Non-member: R450

Company Price: R850


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