UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

TAX LAW

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter.

Duration

8 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7–10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

1

A broad understanding of South African tax law and the areas of personal and business income tax, capital gains tax, and trusts taxation.

2

The confidence to manage your own tax affairs, or offer tax advice to clients, employers, and other stakeholders.

3

The skills to operate in a tax-efficient way while complying with current legislation.

4

The tools to calculate your tax liability and file income tax returns.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1:
An Introduction to South African tax
Module 2:
Personal Income Tax
Module 3:
Business Income Tax
Module 4:
Capital Gains Tax
Module 5:
Taxation of Trusts
Module 6:
Other Taxes
Module 7:
Value Added Tax
Module 8:
Tax Administration

MEET YOUR CONVENOR

Tracy Gutuza

Associate Professor in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town

After obtaining her LLB in 1995, Gutuza completed her articles and was admitted as an attorney in 1997. In 2003, she joined the University of Cape Town law faculty as a lecturer. After a short absence and employment at the South African Revenue Service, she rejoined the faculty in March 2015, and currently teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate law students in the areas of tax and finance law. Her research interests are in the areas of business law, tax law, finance law, international tax law, and legal education.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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