Professional Tax Practitioner (SA)

SAIPA has a Centre of Tax Excellence (CoTE) for tax practitioners who wish to specialise in the field of taxation and obtain higher standards of distinction.

Services that can be performed by a Professional Tax Practitioner (SA) include:

  • SARS as a practitioner in terms of the new Tax Administration Act
  • Register all tax types
  • Prepare and file tax returns for individuals¬†and all types of businesses
  • Prepare and file employee returns
  • Prepare and file VAT returns
  • All the services offered by a Professional Tax Technician (SA)

What do I need to qualify?

  • Three year Bachelor degree with Tax as a major subject, and at least Accounting 3;
  • Three years of verifiable practical experience in a tax environment; and
  • Write and pass the CoTE Professional Tax Examination

In addition, a member in good standing who holds the Professional Accountant (SA) designation, may make application to qualify for the Professional Tax Practitioner (SA) designation without writing the examination.