It is this time of the year again and the Tax Season start on 1 July.
The new Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2013 (TAA) came info effect on 1 July 2013 and change the scene of the Tax profession.
According to this act the only practitioners that are members of a recognize controlling body are allowed to give tax advice or prepare and submit tax returns on behalf of their clients.
List of currently recognised controlling bodies
A Law Society
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA)
General Council of the Bar of South Africa
Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)
Institute of Accounting and Commerce (IAC)
SA Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
SA Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA)
SA Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT)
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Association of Accounting Technicians Southern Africa (AAT(SA))
We at Casfin are a member of SAIT from it inception in 2008
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