UCT Tax Law online course

Duration: 8 weeks (excluding orientation)

As tax is an inescapable part of life, it’s critical that individuals, business owners, and finance professionals have a solid grasp of the principles of taxation and their related obligations.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Tax Law online short course seeks to demystify the world of tax administration by improving your understanding of the latest South African tax laws and their implications for you or your company. Guided by local tax law experts, you’ll learn how to navigate personal income tax, business income tax, capital gains tax, donations tax, and the taxation of trusts. The course is designed to equip you with the practical skills you need to calculate tax payable and file your returns.


Is this course for you?


Due to its focus on both personal and corporate tax, this course is suitable for individuals, entrepreneurs, and finance and legal professionals. Independent citizens can empower themselves with the skills to manage their own tax affairs, eliminating the need for costly external help. Business owners and consultants can learn how to run legally compliant, tax-efficient enterprises, and accountants, bookkeepers, and lawyers can refine their understanding of current tax legislation so that they’re better positioned to offer clients advice and assistance.