Doing business cross border creates a number of business and tax issues which are often very complex and interrelated.

Planning for, and correctly implementing controls and processes on, the various withholding taxes which may impact your business is important, in terms of managing risk and identifying opportunity. 

This online course has been designed to give you a basic, and practical overview of the key areas to consider when dealing with withholding taxes in your business.

The flexibility and convenience of this online training will allow you to complete the course in your own time, at your own pace and from anywhere.

The course is broken down into 5 sessions. Each session is followed by a short assessment to test the knowledge gained.

The online course will focus on the following income/expenditure streams:

  • Royalties
  • Interest
  • Dividends

For each of the above streams we work through a practical example which will allow participants to apply the tax principles to the relevant income stream.  In each example we consider the related Domestic law, Double Tax Agreement, Transfer Pricing, and Exchange control principles relevant to the stream.  For each stream, we also consider the related compliance obligations, and discuss the required forms/returns to be completed and submitted to SARS.

As part of the online course we will also discuss the tax implications of inbound payments, the rebate available in respect of foreign taxes paid by the South African taxpayer and the tax accounting of foreign withholding taxes. We will work though a comprehensive practical case study as a practical illustration of the theory discuss.

After successfully completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion (4 CPD/CPE hours).