Dealing with death and assets is always a challenging affair. From ensuring that the assets are distributed as intended to dealing with the administrative realities of winding up an estate, we need to ensure that the paperwork is correct. In particular, executors of an estate need to understand how wills and intestate succession work to ensure that the wishes of the deceased are met. Executors would also need to ensure that all obligations are met, including the requirements of the master and SARS. The aim of this three-part series is therefore to discuss the requirements of the Administration of Estate Act, the Wills Act, the Intestate Succession Act as well as the tax liabilities of the estate.
Webinar 1: Wills and Intestate Succession
Ensuring that your wishes are followed once we pass on is a concern for all of us. In this webinar, the following will be unpacked:
After attending this webinar, you will be:
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BCom (Honours Accounting) [UND] CA(SA)
Carmen Westermeyer graduated in 2001 from the University of Natal, Durban (now UKZN), with a BCom Honours degree in Accounting and completed her articles with PwC in 2004. She has been a member of SAICA since then.
Carmen stayed with PwC for a year as Assistant Manager, venturing into the world of commerce in 2006. In 2008, she was appointed as a lecturer at UKZN and coordinated the Taxation 300 course until December 2010. From 1 January 2010, Carmen took over the role of Academic Leader for the Taxation Department, as well as the coordination of the Postgraduate Taxation Programme. During her time as Academic Leader she had numerous opportunities to liaise with SAICA on issues relating to the ITC, as well as being a member of the Tax Committee.
In December 2012 she started running ad hoc training courses for members of the profession. From December 2013, she moved into commercial training and consulting on a full-time basis. She has been involved in various training activities, such as the SAICA SMP training in 2014 and the FASSET Budget and Tax Update in 2015 and 2016.
This webinar and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 2 hours verifiable output tax CPD points per session.
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CPD subscribers, please note: Once you've booked for the full series, you will automatically be added to each individual webinar in the series, so no need to book there as well.
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