UP Masters student wins Deneys Reitz Tax Thesis Competition 2009

Posted on November 03, 2009

His thesis entitled “Die belastinghantering van buitelandse valutaverpligtinge aangegaan deur ‘n maatskappy vir die verkryging van kapitaalbates” dealt with one of the most difficult areas of Taxation Law, namely the tax treatment of foreign exchange transactions when acquiring capital assets.

The aim of the Deneys Reitz Tax Thesis Competition is to promote taxation research, to highlight the role of taxation in the economy and to develop the knowledge bank regarding taxation in South Africa. The competition is open to all South African universities. The particular focus of the competition is Accounting and Law departments.

The awards were granted to both the winning student and the university that the winner represents by Mr Keith Engel, Chief Director of Economic Policy of the Department of National Treasury and Mr Michael Hart, Chairman of Deneys Reitz Attorneys, one of the leading law firms in the country.

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