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Course in Advanced Value-Added Tax

  • Lectures 32
  • Modules 6
  • Duration 18 months
  • Language English
  • Reviews (5)

Description

This advanced professional programme is aimed at individuals who require an in-depth knowledge of the legal principles and practical application of value-added tax. This programme is aligned at honours degree level.


This course is for you if:

-    You want a course that is focused on integrating theory by simulating the real-life world of work.

-    You want to advance your career by specialising in VAT.

-    You are a manager or partner in an accounting or auditing practice.

-    You are employed in a large business corporate tax department.

    -    You are employed at SARS.

    -    You are a representative taxpayer.


    Assessments & Dissertation

    Course work: Formative assessment

    Students will be required to submit four assignments during the period of study

    Course work: Summative assessment

    Two-hour open-book examination in October 2019.

    Dissertation

    After successful completion of the examination and course work, students have to submit a dissertation of limited scope (10 000-12 000 words) on a topic approved by your course leader. The dissertation must be submitted before 30 September 2020.


    Flexible payment options & Study loan

    Payment option 1: Once-off payment


    R22 950-00 (incl. VAT)



    Payment option 2: Debit order


    First payment: R3 950.00


    12 Instalments:  R1 750.00 per month 



    Payment option 3: Study Loan

    Download the study loan application form here


    What you will learn

    Study Unit 1: Introduction to Value Added Tax

    • The administrative framework 
    • Introduction to VAT registration 
    • Registration 
    • Payment and recovery or VAT 
    • Payment and recovery of VAT  


    Study Unit 2: Supplies


    • Supplies – general principles 
    • Deemed supplies 
    • Time of supply rules 
    • Value of supply rules 
    • Zero rated supplies 
    • Exempt supplies 
    • VAT on imported goods 
    • VAT on imported services 


    Study Unit 3: Input and adjustments


    • Input tax 
    • Adjustments 
    • Pre-incorporation transactions 
    • Agents and principals Fixed property transactions 


    Study Unit 4: Industry specific entities


    • Bodies of persons 
    • Associations not for gain 
    • Welfare organisations 
    • Group restructuring 
    • Deceased and insolvent estates 
    • Educational services 
    • Municipalities 
    • The short-term insurance industry 
    • Financial services 
    • Betting transactions 
    • The entertainment and hospitality industry 

     

    Dissertation: Value Added Tax (Practical Research Project) (ADVT128) 

     

    A practical research project which afford you with the opportunity to do research in a focused area in VAT.


    The research project should: 

    • Have a bearing on VAT; and
    • Be of an original nature, e.g. clarify an issue and/or contribute to a better understanding thereof and/or breaking new ground in the particular field. Accordingly, it should not merely cover a conventional topic that is dealt with in a textbook; and
    • Be viable, both as regards the research method and the availability of information.


    Minimum admission requirement

    The minimum requirement for admission:

    • B. Com, or
    • LL.B, or
    • Certificate Course in Value-Added Tax.


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    Curriculum

    Instructors

    Christo Theron CA(SA)
    Christo Theron CA(SA)
    Christo is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Mast...

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      The Online Etymology Dictionary explains that the origin of job is from the obsolete phrase jobbe of work in the sense of piece of work, and most dictionaries list the Middle English gobbe meaning lump (gob) as the origin of jobbe. Attempts to link the word to the biblical character Job seem to be folk etymology.