2020 Webinar: Ethics and Standards (Part 1 & 2)


Date: May 28, 2020 - May 28, 2020

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 09:00 - 11:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Caryn Maitland

Part 1 will take place on 26 May 2020 Part 2 will take place on 28 May 2020 In this 2 part series of webinars we will gain an understanding of how ethics works by considering practical examples and case studies.  Our focus will be on what our responsibilities and obligations are and what actions should be taken by tax professionals when facing ethical dilemmas.

Overview

The accounting and tax profession has faced many challenges in the last few years, to which we need to respond with a reflective assessment of our personal, professional and business ethics, as well as understanding the conflicts and ethical dilemmas we face on a daily basis.

 In this 2 part series of webinars we will gain an understanding of how ethics works by considering practical examples and case studies.  Our focus will be on what our responsibilities and obligations are and what actions should be taken by tax professionals when facing ethical dilemmas.

Join Caryn Maitland in these sessions that will provide a practical overview of Ethics and unpack the guidance that should be applied when faced with ethical dilemmas.  The following key questions will be addressed:

Part 1 (26 May)

  • What does “ethics” mean?
  • What challenges are facing our profession?
  • What guidance is given in the SAIT Code of Professional Conduct?
  • When will a professional be considered independent?

 
Part 2 (28 May)

  • What key concepts in the Code of Professional Conduct should be applied by tax professionals?
  • What is NOCLAR and when will it be relevant?
  • What does the law say about Ethics?
  • What is the difference between “Professionalism” and “Commercialism”?

Presenter

Caryn Maitland
BCom(Honours Accounting) CA(SA)

Caryn Maitland graduated in 1998 from the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg (now UKZN), with a BCom Honours degree in Accounting and completed her articles with KPMG in 2001 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002 and is also a registered member of SAICA.

Caryn has lectured in Auditing, second and third year subjects, for Varsity College from 1999 to 2001. In 2002, she was appointed as senior lecturer at UKZN and coordinated the Financial Accounting 300 course until June 2006.

In addition, she has lectured in Advanced Financial Accounting since June 2006 until December 2011, co-ordinating the module on the Pietermaritzburg campus. During her time at UKZN she also lectured Financial Management for non-financial students registered for the MBA programme as well as the Post Graduate Diploma for Finance Banking and Investment (2002–2006).


CPD

This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 2.5 hours per session verifiable output Tax CPD points.


Event Pricing 

100% Discount for All CPD subscribers and SAIT members.

Other member: R950.00 (part 1 & 2)
Company Price: R1900.00 (part 1 & 2)


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