Professional Certificate in Payroll Taxes and Administration

Date: Mar 1, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021

Application fee: R450.00

Once-off: R13,950.00

Lecturer: Chantel Butner

The professional certificate provides foundational technical training relating to payroll and employee taxation, including the practical elements of completing a basic payroll run and submitting the relevant SARS returns. The course is focused on integrating theory by simulating the real-life world of work and will enable participants to advance their career in payroll administration.

See what industry expert, Chantal Butner, has to say about the real-world applications covered in this course - click here.

Course overview

The knowledge and practical skills across the following topics are covered:

  • Understanding the world of tax and payroll.
  • Statutory requirements.
  • Income related to salaried employees.
  • Fringe benefits.
  • Allowances.
  • Payroll process.
  • Payroll reports.
  • Third party requirements.
  • Monthly returns and reports.
  • Annual returns and reports.

Course delivery

This professional certificate is delivered by The Tax Faculty through the virtual campus and webinar platforms.

Admission requirements

A senior certificate or equivalent qualification or appropriate experience.

Flexible payment options

Payment option 1: Once-off payment

Total: R13 950.00 (incl. VAT).

Payment option 2: Debit order

Application fee (non-refundable): R 450.00 (incl. VAT).

Six instalments: R2 674.00 per month (incl. VAT).

Total: R16 044.00 (incl. VAT).

Payments and cancellations

  • All required minimum payments must be made by direct EFT or by credit card before the commencement of a course.
  • Kindly note that should debit order payment terms not be adhered to; legal action will be taken.
  • Proof of payment may be requested before access to the iLearn platform will be communicated, should your payment not reflect on The Tax Faculty’s bank account.
  • Only written notice of cancellation will be accepted.


  • If the cancellation is requested more than 10 working days prior to the course, no cancellation fee will be applicable.
  • If the cancellation occurs less than 10 working days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will be applicable.
  • Students who register for a course and fail to attend will be held liable for the full course fee.
  • Course application fee is non-refundable.
  • CPD event delegates who book and fail to attend will be held liable for the full event fee.
  • The Tax Faculty’s liability in the case of a course being cancelled will be limited to a refund of the course fee.

For courses with a six month (or longer) rollout the following will apply:

  • Should a cancellation be received within six weeks of the course start date, the student will still be liable for 50% of the semester cost.
  • Should the cancellation be received after six weeks of the course start date, the student will be liable for the full semester cost.
  • Students may defer during a six month course to any other course with a rollout planned for longer than six months.
  • The course application fee is non-refundable.

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