The Monthly SARS and Tax Update webinars unpack the latest developments, taking a practical approach to help you understand how these changes and developments may affect you and your clients and keeping you on the cutting edge of tax law and practice in South Africa.
Our monthly SARS and Tax Update will bring you up to speed with ongoing developments in the South African tax environment. This month, prof Jackie Arendse will be highlighting:
- Latest tax judgements:
- SCA: CSARS v Coronation Investment Management SA (Pty) Ltd (1269/2021)  ZASCA 10 (07 February 2023).
- Income Tax Act, 1962, and Tax Administration Act, 2011.
- Section 9D exemptions – whether a ‘controlled foreign company’ is a ‘foreign business establishment’ as defined, understatement penalties.
- High court:
- Lance Dickson Construction CC v CSARS (A211/2021)  ZAWCHC 12 (31 January 2023).
- IT 45997 (29 December 2022), impermissible new ground of appeal.
- New SARS documents:
- Binding General Ruling 28 (Issue 3) – Value-Added Tax Act: Specific requirements relating to credit and debit notes, exchange rates, and advertised or quoted prices.
- And any other new developments (other than relating to the 2023 Budget Speech).
Competencies developed in this webinar
After attending this webinar you will be:
- Updated with important and current changes in tax legislation and SARS practice
- Competent to apply the key aspects of new SARS documents published (i.e. binding rulings, interpretation notes, SARS guides/notices, etc.)
- Competent to advise clients about the impact of the latest tax amendments on their tax compliance and planning opportunities.
- Able to train your staff to prepare SARS compliant tax returns considering the latest amendments and SARS practice.
- Informed about topics to include in a client communique to alert you clients about recent developments impacting their tax compliance and planning opportunities.
- Competent to revise the tax planning strategy of clients.
Professor Jackie Arendse
B Acc (Wits) M Acc (Tax) (UKZN) Chartered Accountant (SA) PhD (Accounting) (Rhodes)
After completing her training at Deloitte and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Jackie was Group Financial Accountant for a top-100 listed company before moving to academia where she developed her skills as an academic – authoring, lecturing, and researching on a wide range of tax areas – and also completing her master’s and PhD qualifications.
She served as Project Director: Tax at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) between 2004 and 2006, managing relationships with key stakeholders (especially SARS and National Treasury), enhancing SAICA members’ tax competence and representing SAICA in discussions with government on tax policy and legislation.
Jackie was Head of the School of Accountancy at Wits University from 2009 until 2013 and was Head of the Department of Accounting at Rhodes University from 2014 until 2020. Since 2021, she has been Head of Taxation at Academic One, which is developing a fully online CTA/Accounting Honours programme, and she continues as a sought-after presenter of tax seminars and webinars.
Jackie has presented tax training to tax practitioners, accountants, small businesses, and large corporates around the country for many years and has authored numerous books, articles, and publications in the field of taxation including Silke on South African Income Tax. She is the managing author of Silke on Tax Administration, published by LexisNexis and updated annually.
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