COURSE DATES & DURATION
Course Start Date: 30 April 2019
Course End Date: 18 November 2019
* Please note that the IITF have the right to change the timing of this course, as long as they remain in line with the requirements of the necessary accreditation authorities.
WHAT IS COVERED IN THE C-TDR?
|The Constitution, the Tax Administration Act and Dispute Resolution|
|Administrative law, Tax Administration Act and Dispute Resolution – Introduction|
|Administrative Justice and Access to Information – Judicial Review|
|ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution|
|Objections and Appeals|
|Rule 31 and Rule 32|
|Rule 56 – Default Judgements and non-compliance with the Rules|
|Tax Liability and Payment under the TAA and Dispute Resolution – section 200 and section 167|
|Tax Refunds/ Vat Refunds|
|SARS Collections Powers and the Constitution- section 179 and related provisions|
|Tax Compliance Certificates TCC|
|Applications on Notice – Tax Court and High Court Applications|
|Handling a Tax Audit and Responding to an Audit Letter of Findings – section 42|
|Procedure in the Tax Board and Tax Court|
ABOUT THE COURSE
The Certificate in Tax Dispute Resolution has been developed from the old Advanced Diploma in Tax Procedural Law offered by the International Institution for Tax and Finance.
The course is delivered over 8 months, and will give the learner an in depth look at the topics above.
The real value of the course lies in the practical knowledge shared by one of South Africa’s foremost advocates of Tax Dispute Resolution, Dr Daniel N. Erasmus.
The course is presented by Schalk Pieterse in conjunction with Dr. Erasmus.
COURSE CONVENER – Dr Daniel N. Erasmus
BA (law) BProc H Dip Tax Ph.D Adv Dip Transfer Pricing EA USTax Court Practitioner and NTPI Fellow
Dr Erasmus is currently Chairman of TRM Services and is focusing on building the US
chapter of the TRM practice working closely with EAs and CPAs and their clients in
He is a US Tax Court Practitioner, EA and an International Tax Attorney – with
an excellent track record on tax cases.
Daniel has worked in the field of taxation since the 1980s and is a leading pioneer in the
advancement of developing a system of tax risk management to circumvent the
adversarial nature of tax controversies with tax authorities.
Daniel is an Adjunct Professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law and previously served as Chairman of the Law Society of South Africa’s Tax Matters Committee for more than nine years.
He has co-authored a number of books and publications and consults extensively
to international EAs, CPAs and MNEs.
HEAD LECTURER – Mr. Schalk Pieterse
Com LLB, Adv Dip Tax (Cum Laude), ADTPL (Thomas Jefferson School of Law)
Schalk is a tax attorney and specializes in Tax Dispute resolution, Tax Board and Tax court representation, Tax debt management and negotiations, and general tax law advice restructuring.
Schalk is currently also studying his Masters degree in Tax Law and Constitutional law at NMU. Schalk lectures on Income Tax law, the Tax Administration Act, Administrative law and Constitutional law. He is also the co-founder of Strombeck Pieterse Inc Attorneys.
ASSISTANT LECTURER – Mr. Eddie Sneller
Compt, GTP (SA)
COURSE ADMINISTRATOR – Mr G. Ferreira
ABOUT THE IITF
IITF is an international tax consultancy with a faculty of globally recognised taxation experts. IITF specialises in delivering international tax programmes and workshops both face to face and online.
The IITF has delivered over 65 accredited and non-accredited post graduate courses as well as numerous short courses over the past 13 years. Students educated include individuals, small to medium sized organisations, multi-nationals and revenue services including:
- South Africa Revenue Services (SARS)
- Zimbabwe Revenue Services (ZIMRA)
- Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria (FIRS)
- Lagos Internal Revenue Services
Past and current partners of IITF include:
- Informa/ K-Nect365 (UK)
- Middlesex University (UK)
- Thomas Jefferson School of Law (USA)
- Rasmus Tax LLC (USA)
- TPA-Global (Netherlands)
- Andersen Tax (Nigeria)
- Strombeck Pieterse(Southern Africa)
- ThomsonRueters (Global)
- Logifin (Southern Africa)
- This is a distance learning course. All notes and lecture material will be made available via the internet;
- A short assignment must be completed after each section;
- LIVE lectures will be conducted on the internet via our Online classroom every week;
- An exam will be written after each module – there are 2 modules
STUDY HOURS/ CERTIFICATION
The International Institute for Tax and Finance is not an accredited institute in South Africa. The C-TDR is not a qualification.
The certificate provides 920 verifiable study hours
These hours can be used for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course has been specifically designed to give attendees first hand academic and practical knowledge on dealing with Tax Dispute Resolutions.
It is aimed at the following:
- In-house tax specialists
- Chartered Accountants
- Accountants & Bookkeepers
- Payroll Specialists