This professional certificate covers the planning and administration of deceased estates (including insolvent deceased estates), trusts, basic tax principles involved, and the functions of the Master of the High Court. It will also cover the matrimonial property regime, as well as testate and intestate succession, with a focus on the relevant pieces of legislation. The course will also equip participants with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to effectively use trusts and other vehicles in estate planning.
After an induction and orientation session the fundamentals of administration of estates and trusts are covered including:
This professional certificate is delivered by The Tax Faculty through the virtual campus and webinar platforms. Each chunk follows a specific learning methodology which bridges the gap between theory and successful practical application. Three formal assignments will integrate a number of the modules and topics, whilst the final intergrated exam will examine the full syllabus.
A minimum of a senior certificate with a basic understanding of taxable income and appropriate experience in administration of estates.
This programme is recognised as a short learning programme by The Tax Faculty (NPC). The Tax Faculty is registered as a skills development partner under the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No 97 of 1998) by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and accredited as a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) provider by the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, a South African Revenue Services Recognised Controlling Body (RCB) under the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011).
Assessment and award of certificate
Learners are assessed via a number of formative and summative assessments, conducted via The Tax Faculty’s online platform. Successful learners will receive a professional certificate issued by The Tax Faculty and in an effort to maintain your professional status and keep your expert knowledge up to date, you will earn relevant CPD hours upon course completion (pending approval of your relevant professional industry body).
Flexible payment options
Payment option 1: Once-off payment
Total: R11 950.00 (incl. VAT).
Payment option 2: Debit order
Application fee (non-refundable): R450.00 (incl. VAT).
Seven instalments: R1 790.00 per month (incl. VAT).
Total: R12 530.00.00 (incl. VAT).
*The first debit order will run on the course start date and then on the first of every following month.
For courses shorter than a six-month rollout, the following will apply:
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