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More About Income Tax Returns

Whether you have just left school or are already working, you can study towards an internationally recognised ICB certificate. This is an ideal study choice if you want to become a qualified Bookkeeper. You can aspire to become a Technical Financial Accountant or eventually, a Chartered Certified Accountant (CCA).

The Skills Programme: Income Tax Retur ns is a module within the National Diploma : Technical Financial Accounting NQF L 5 (SAQA ID: 36213 ). With the National Diploma : Technical Financial Accounting NQF L 5 (SAQA ID: 36213 ) , you will be able to become a Certified Technical Financial Accountant , I CB Membership Designation: C TFAicb (SA).

ICB graduates are recognised by The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB), The International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP), The Southern African Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA), The South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).


  • Introduction to taxation
  • Gross income
  • Exempt income
  • Fringe benefits & allowances
  • Prepaid taxes
  • Taxation of non - residents
  • Taxation of business entities
  • Turnover tax
  • Competing tax returns
  • Capital gains tax
  • Donations tax
  • Estate duty
  • SARS & the tax practitioner

Entrance Requirements

  • Skills Programme in Cost & M anagement Accounting or relevant experience.
  • Grade 1 1 (Std 9 ) or equivalent.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounting technician
  • Assistant accountant
  • Debtors' and Creditors' clerk