Professional Certificate in Taxation of Individuals

Date: Jul 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Application fee: R450.00

Once-off: R10,950.00

Lecturer: Annelie Laage CA(SA)
Lecturer: Karen van Wyk CA(SA)

This is the first semester module of the Professional Certificate in Taxation and can be taken as a standalone module. The outcome of this module is to ensure participants are able to submit individual tax returns without errors including the ITR12, IRP6, EMP501 and EMP201 returns.

Course overview

This first semester module covers the fundamentals of taxation, salaried employees' income tax, self-employed individual taxes (including farming) and payroll taxes. It also covers basic elements of international taxation, donations tax, retirement fund savings and capital gains tax.

The knowledge and practical skills across the following topics are covered:

  1. Income (individuals).
  2. Deductions (individuals).
  3. Salaried employees.
  4. International tax.
  5. Retirement fund savings.
  6. Farming.
  7. Capital gains tax (individuals).
  8. Donations tax.
  9. Prepaid tax.
  10. Practical payroll.

For each section course participants will receive guidance on how to practically complete the return, practical case studies (self-paced) and a detailed lecture.

Admission requirements
A senior certificate or equivalent qualification.

Flexible payment options

Payment option 1: Once-off payment

R10 950.00 (incl. VAT).

Payment option 2: Debit order

Application fee (non-refundable): R450 (incl. VAT).

5 instalments: R2 519.00 per month (incl. VAT).

Total: R12 595.00 (incl. VAT).

Payments and cancellations

  • All required minimum payments must be made by direct EFT or by credit card before the commencement of a course.
  • Kindly note that should debit order payment terms not be adhered to; legal action will be taken.
  • Proof of payment may be requested before access to the iLearn platform will be communicated, should your payment not reflect on The Tax Faculty’s bank account.
  • Only written notice of cancellation will be accepted.


  • If the cancellation is requested more than 10 working days prior to the course, no cancellation fee will be applicable.
  • If the cancellation occurs less than 10 working days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will be applicable.
  • Students who register for a course and fail to attend will be held liable for the full course fee.
  • Course application fee is non-refundable.
  • CPD event delegates who book and fail to attend will be held liable for the full event fee.
  • The Tax Faculty’s liability in the case of a course being cancelled will be limited to a refund of the course fee.

For courses with a six month (or longer) rollout the following will apply:

  • Should a cancellation be received within six weeks of the course start date, the student will still be liable for 50% of the semester cost.
  • Should the cancellation be received after six weeks of the course start date, the student will be liable for the full semester cost.
  • Students may defer during a six month course to any other course with a rollout planned for longer than six months.
  • The course application fee is non-refundable.

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