Short Course in Value-Added Tax

Date: Sep 1, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020

Application fee: R450.00

Once-off: R4,980.00

Lecturer: Samantha King GTP(SA)

This short course is designed to empower course participants with applied working and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of value-added tax (VAT), whilst focusing on simulated real-life scenarios and the VAT 201 form. During this practical short course, you will gain the skills to assist your business with implementing VAT correctly and how to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Course overview

The course is delivered online and covers the following topic and practical areas:

Topic 1

Introduction and caluculation of VAT, registration and how to complete a VAT 201 return.

Topic 2

Output VAT including zero-rated, exempt supplies, deemed supplies, and how to complete an IT14SD.

Topic 3

Input VAT including general input deductions, input VAT, specific inputs, notional input tax, agent principal transaction and apportionment.

Topic 4

Dispute resolutions and how to submit objections, appeals, ruling applications and requests for remissions.

Topic 5

Fourth Industrial Revolution and how data extractions can assist your business to perform VAT reconciliations and VAT saving reviews.

Admission requirements

Experience in taxation of individuals and trusts are required. An NQF 4 in the field of tax or law is recommended.

Assessment and award of certificate

Successful candidates will receive a certificate of competence.

This short course certificate will secure 40 credits towards the NQF 6 Occupational Certificate: Tax Technician (NQF 6).

Flexible payment options

Payment option 1: Once-off payment

Total: R4 980.00 (incl. VAT).

Payment option 2: Debit order

Application fee (non-refundable): R450.00 (incl. VAT).

Three instalments: R1 908.00 per month (incl. VAT).
Total: R5 724.00 (incl. VAT).

* First debit order will be collected on course start date. Remaining debit orders will be collected on the first working day of each month.

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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