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2017 Webinar: Tax Administration Act for Tax Technicians
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When: 16 August 2017
From 3:00pm until 5:00pm
Where: Online webinar
South Africa
Contact: Tshepo Magopa

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Tax payers and tax practitioners know that submitting returns to SARS is often the easiest step of the process. It is what happens after the submission that causes the grey hairs. Incorrect assessments, document requests and delayed refunds are some of the issues that tax professionals face on a daily basis. Knowing how to resolve these problems by following the correct administrative steps will assist you in making the tax return process as pain-free as possible.

Course Content

Administrative issues following submission of returns

  • Tax return identified for verification by SARS
  • Notification of audit
  • Requests for relevant information
  • Prescription
  • Retention period

Dispute resolution

  • Understanding the process
  • Requesting reasons for assessments
  • Formulating grounds for the objection
  • The period prescribed in the “rules”
  • Dealing with invalid objections


  • Administrative penalties and requests for remittance
  • Understatement penalties
  • Taking reasonable care and tax opinions


Piet Nel CA(SA)

Piet Nel is the head of the recently established School of Applied Tax at SAIT's wholly-owned TaxFaculty.

Prior to joining The Tax Faculty, Piet was the project director for tax at SAICA. Over a period of more than a decade, he presented numerous tax seminars and workshops to tax practitioners across the country. He formerly lectured in taxation at Unisa and the University of Pretoria and acted as study supervisor at postgraduate level.

Piet actively contributes to the tax thought in South Africa by regularly appearing on radio and TV talk shows, and by publishing articles in professional journals and magazines.


This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 4 hours verifiable output CPD points/units. Including the following professional bodies: SAICA, CIMA, SAIPA, SAIBA, ACCA, FPI, CSSA, LSSA, FISA, ICBA, IAC, AAT

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Free for all 2017 Tax Technician CPD subscribers. (Not yet a subscriber? Please click here for more information).

Dedicated Webinar Broadcast

This dedicated CPD webinar will be presented on 16 August 2017 from 15:00 – 17:00

Member: 370.00

Non-member: R450.00

Company Price: R850.00

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  • Proof of payment will be requested at registration, if payment at that point in time has not been reflected on SAIT's bank account.

  • Only written notice of cancellation will be recognised.

  • Conditions:

    • If the cancellation occurs more than 4 working days prior to the event no cancellation fee will be charged.

    • If the cancellation occurs less than 4 working days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

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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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