Webinar: Fairness for All with the Office of the Tax Ombud 2021


Date: Apr 15, 2021 - Apr 15, 2021

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Gert van Heerden
Senior Manager Legal

Join the Office of the Tax Ombud’s Senior Manager of Legal Services, Gert van Heerden, as he unpacks various cases that were in favour of the taxpayers against SARS.

Overview

Join the Office of the Tax Ombud’s Senior Manager of Legal Services, Gert van Heerden, as he unpacks various cases that were in favour of the taxpayers against SARS.
 
With the theme of this session being fairness for all, the following will be unpacked:

  • Court validates Tax Ombud’s stance on tax refunds.
  • Tax Ombud’s intervention on a delayed refund from SARS which resulted in the payment of over R73 million to a taxpayer, as well as R6 million in interest.

 The session will also address the following questions:

  • The mandate of the Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO).
  • Important findings on each case.
  • OTOs perspective on each case.
  • Lesson to be learned on each case.

Who should attend?

Tax practitioners.


Presenter

Gert van Heerden

Senior Manager Legal

Gert van Heerden was appointed as the Senior Manager: Legal Support at the Office of the Tax Ombud in May 2015. He has 11 years’ post-admission experience in the legal field specialising in taxation. His key areas of interest are tax dispute resolution, debt recoveries and administrative law.
 
After completing his articles and being admitted as an attorney in 2008, Gert joined SARS as a legal advisor in the Legal Delivery and Support Department for the Gauteng Central Region. In 2010, he was appointed as the dedicated legal specialist for the High Complex Debt Team based at Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, Johannesburg. In May 2012, he was appointed as Manager of the Legal Delivery and Support Department in Gauteng Central.
 
In 2014, he joined the legal department of Afrocentric Health (Pty) Ltd, where he was Senior Manager until he joined the Office of the Tax Ombud. His academic background includes a BCom, LLB and LLM (International Trade), all from the North-West University.


CPD

This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 2 hours verifiable output Tax CPD points.


Event Investment

Free for all.


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