UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Payroll and Tax Administration online short course

Course starts 25 January 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
19 January 2018
Course Starts:
25 January 2018
Length:
6 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
19 January 2018
Course Starts:
25 January 2018
Length:
6 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Few business functions have as adverse an impact on employee job satisfaction and overall business expense as the incorrect management of payroll and tax.

The effective and efficient management of the payroll and tax function is therefore crucial to running a successful organisation that not only values its employees, but also complies with relevant legislation. 

With this payroll course you’ll cover the fundamental principles of payroll and tax administration, and leave the online short course empowered with the most up-to-date processes and legislation involved in the payroll and tax function.

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What will set you apart

You’ll walk away from this course in payroll and tax administration with the confidence to:

  • Apply your comprehensive understanding of payroll systems and tax processes, including tax law
  • Accurately calculate, allocate and deduct payroll, and understand the calculations in employee leave systems
  • Perform the vital bookkeeping function of payroll tax administration
  • Use your knowledge of payroll tax to positively influence employee job satisfaction and overall business expense

Course curriculum

This UCT-backed online short course in payroll and tax administration is designed to give you the flexibility to work when it suits you. You’ll receive continued support and guidance from an expert tutor and your Success Manager as you progress through the weekly modules in your own time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Basic tax concepts for individuals
  • Course Module 2: Advanced tax concepts for individuals
  • Course Module 3: Basic tax concepts for businesses
  • Course Module 4: Advanced tax concepts for businesses
  • Course Module 5: Payroll principles and administration
  • Course Module 6: Payroll administration

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 25 January 2018.

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