UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Tax Law online short course

Course starts 22 January 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
16 January 2018
Course Starts:
22 January 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours
Price:
ZAR R14,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
16 January 2018
Course Starts:
22 January 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Tax is only one form of government revenue, but it’s one of the biggest. That means tax evasion comes with serious consequences. Every year, as tax season draws closer, professionals start feeling the pressure of filling in their income tax returns. But with the right training, income tax laws don’t have to be intimidating.

Whether you’re interested in becoming a tax professional or wanting to become more tax law efficient in your current role, this eight week taxation course will give you the means to demystify the world of taxation law administration. Expect to learn about various types of tax law from this income tax course, including capital gains tax, and your legal rights and requirements as a taxpayer.

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What will set you apart

After completing the UCT Tax Law course, you’ll be equipped to:

  • Turn your business into a tax-efficient entity, aligned with current income tax laws 
  • Prove you’re more than your job description by offering sound taxation law advice or assistance to your employer, clients and stakeholders
  • Ensure your business or employer is prepared when it comes to paying income tax, by being able to resolve and deal with income tax laws disputes and communicate the legal implications of tax fraud and evasion

Course curriculum

This tax course is designed to help you have an immediate impact on your business's income tax laws function. Each week of this income tax online course you’ll tackle a new module, giving you maximum flexibility to work in your own free time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: An introduction to South African tax
  • Course Module 2: Personal income tax
  • Course Module 3: Business income tax
  • Course Module 4: Capital gains tax
  • Course Module 5: Taxation of trusts
  • Course Module 6: Other taxes
  • Course Module 7: Value added tax
  • Course Module 8: Tax 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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Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 22 January 2018.

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