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2015 Webinar: NPO compliance for accountants and tax practitioners
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When: 25 August 2015
From 14:00 until 16:00
Where: Webinar online sesion
Presented live from
South Africa
Contact: Silvia Motaung

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Close to 80,000 NPOs have not filed their annual financial statements with the Department of Social Development. As an accountant and/or tax practitioner, an opportunity exists for you to help these NPOs to become compliant. Your professional services can help the sector improve their governance, management and financial accountability. We therefore invite you to attend this free webinar hosted by Nicolaas van Wyk and Cathy Masters, a qualified CA and the founder of CMDS - a specialised financial management consultancy for non-profit organisations

Course Content

In this webinar we will be discussing:

  • An overview of the NPO Act
  • How to obtain PBO and tax exempt status with SARS
  • Accounting and reporting requirements applicable to NPOs
  • Accounting officer duties applicable to NPOs
  • Preparing the tax returns of NPOs
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Nicolaas van Wyk
CEO, Southern African Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA)

Nicolaas is a well-known presenter and speaker and is currently the CEO of SAIBA and a director of the SA Accounting Academy. His employment history includes: Technical Executive, SAIPA; Head of Technical, ACCA South Africa and strategy consultant to a number of professional bodies. He also maintains a private blog, and edits a by-weekly technical newsletter "Accounting Alert".

Cathy Masters
Founder & CEO, CMDS

Cathy is a qualified CA and the founder of CMDS - a specialised financial management consultancy for non-profit organisations. Cathy has worked exclusively with non-profit organisations since 1987. Cathy has worked with a diverse range of organisations ranging from small CBOs to international funding agencies and is an experienced trainer.



This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 2 hours verifiable output   TAXCPD points/units.

Including the following professional bodies. (AICA, CIMA, SAIPA, SAIBA, ACCA, FPI, CSSA, LSSA, FISA, ICBA, IAC, AAT)

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    • 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.
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  • SAIT's liability in the case of an event being cancelled will be limited to a refund or credit of the event fee.

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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.

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