Capital Gains Tax has a reputation of being complex and scary. It needn’t be. Disposals occur on a daily basis and any taxpayer could be subject to Capital Gains Tax: natural persons, corporates, trusts, deceased estates, etc.
Join Carmen Westermeyer in this session that will provide an introduction and basic overview of the basic principles that form the core of Capital Gains Tax. The following key questions will be addressed:
The session will cover the key provisions of the Eighth Schedule as well as examples of common transactions giving rise to Capital Gains Tax.
Carmen Westermeyer - BCom(Honours Accounting) [UND] CA(SA)
Carmen Westermeyer graduated in 2001 from the University of Natal, Durban (now UKZN), with a BCom Honours degree in Accounting and completed her articles with PwC in 2004. She has been a member of SAICA since then.
Carmen stayed with PwC for a year as Assistant Manager, venturing into the world of commerce in 2006. In 2008, she was appointed as a lecturer at UKZN and coordinated the Taxation 300 course until December 2010. From 1 January 2010, Carmen took over the role of Academic Leader for the Taxation Department, as well as the coordination of the Postgraduate Taxation Programme. During her time as Academic Leader she had numerous opportunities to liase with SAICA on issues relating to the ITC, as well as being a member of the Tax Committee.
In December 2012 she started running ad hoc training courses for members of the profession. From December 2013, she moved into commercial training and consulting on a full-time basis. She has been involved in various training activities, such as the SAICA SMP training in 2014 and the FASSET Budget and Tax Update in 2015 and 2016.
This event and successful completion of the online assessment will secure 2 hours verifiable output Tax CPD points.
The following venues and dates are available for this event.