In this module an introduction to taxation as a discipline in the South African tax environment is provided. The income tax concepts covered in this module are gross income, special inclusion, exempt income, general deduction, special deduction, prohibited deduction and allowed assessed loss. The implications of a capital gains tax event, specific sections of the Income Tax Act applicable on individuals as well as fringe benefits and specific allowances for individuals are discussed. Concepts such as the prepaid tax system, tax implications of donations tax events as well as the tax implications of a deceased person will be provided. Finally an introduction to the basic principles of VAT is included.
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
FRK 111 and FRK 121 or FRK 100 or FRK 101. Only available to BCom (Option Taxation, Accounting Sciences, Financial Management Sciences, Financial Sciences, Informatics, Investment Management and Law) students.
1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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