Professional Tax Technician (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 Technician (SA) include:

  • SARS as a practitioner in terms of the new Tax Administration Act
  • Register individuals as tax payers
  • SMEs without complex transactions
  • Prepare and file tax returns for individuals
  • VAT registrations
  • Basic VAT returns
  • Basic employee tax
  • Basic notice of objections where filling is done by the same practitioner based on the date of original filing date
  • All tax registrations
  • Applying for TCCs
  • Enquiries as support for Tax Professionals

 

What do I need to qualify?

  • National Diploma in Taxation, or passed second year of a Commerce degree with Taxation as a major and at least Accounting 3;
  • 18 Months or more of verifiable practical experience in a tax environment; and
  • CoTE Professional Tax Examination

Or

  • Four years of verifiable practical experience in a tax environment (apply for the Recognition of Prior Learning RPL); and
  • CoTE Professional Tax Examination