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Tax Consultant

Tax Consultants ply their trade in the financial industry using their knowledge of tax legislation to provide advisory and consultancy services to clients, ensuring that they handle taxes in the most efficient way. A tax consultant's work is highly detailed and complex and can be challenging and rewarding.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 65% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 65% for English Home or 70% for English First Additional Language.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 65% for Mathematics.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.

 

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The admission requirements reflected below were applicable up to the final year of admission for this qualification and are only retained for record purposes:
 
Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
 
An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
 
NSC achievement rating of at least 65% for English Home or 70% for English First Additional Language.
 
NSC achievement rating of at least 50% for Mathematics.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
 
The admission requirements reflected below were applicable up to the final year of admission for this qualification and are only retained for record purposes:
 
Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
 
An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
 
NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for English Home or 65% for English First Additional Language.
 
NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the HOD in terms of the guidelines provided by the Faculty Management Committee, the admission requirements will be as follows:

  • A BCom (Accounting for Chartered Accountants) degree or equivalent SAICA accredited programme

OR

  • A BCom (General Accounting) degree, with a minimum mark of at least 55% for each of the following modules or their equivalent:
    • General Accounting 3B (RG302 or RGV302)
    • General Taxation 3B (RGT302 or RGTV302)
    • General Auditing 3B (RGO302 or RGOV302)
    • General Management Accounting 3A and 3B (RGK301/RGKV301 and RGK302/ RGKV302)
    • Or a pass in the following “R” equivalent modules: Accounting 3B (R302/ RV302); Taxation 3B (RT302/RTV302); Auditing 3B (RO302/ROV302); Management Accounting 3A and 3B (RK301/RKV301 and RK302/RKV302)

OR

  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or an Advanced Diploma at NQF Exit Level 7 in a cognate field of study (cf Rule G3 – 3.1.1), together with either:
    • A pass in or exemption from all the fundamental papers of the ACCA, OR
    • A pass in or exemption from all the operational level papers of CIMA.

Please note:
An elective module will not be offered unless a minimum number of students, as determined by the Head of the Department of Accounting Sciences, are registered for the particular elective module.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department in terms of the guidelines approved by the Faculty Management Committee, and subject to General Rule G3.1, the prerequisites for entry into the Accounting Honours modules are as follows:

Admission following completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA):

  • if PGDA completed in one academic year, a pass in each of the four modules in the PGDA; or
  • if PGDA completed in two academic years, a mark of at least 55% in each of the four modules in the PGDA;

provided that:

  • the PGDA is completed in the academic year immediately preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

Admission following completion of the BCom Accounting for Chartered Accountants or BCom Rationum:

  • Accounting 4 (R400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Accounting 3 (R301) or General Accounting 301 (RG301) and a mark of at least 55% for Accounting 3 (R302);
  • Taxation 4 (RIT400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Taxation 3 (RT301) or General Taxation 3 (RGT301) and a mark of at least 55% for Taxation 3 (RT302);
  • Auditing 4 (RO400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Auditing 3 (RO301) or General Auditing 3 (RGO301) and a mark of at least 55% for Auditing 3 (RO302);
  • Management Accounting 4 (RK400): A mark of at least 55% for both Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302);

provided that:

  • all these credits were obtained in the two academic years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme; and
  • unless these credits were obtained in the academic year preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme, a weighted average mark of 60% must be achieved for the following modules: Accounting 3 (R302); Taxation 3 (RT302); Auditing 3 (RO302); and Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department in terms of the guidelines approved by the Faculty Management Committee, and subject to General Rule G3.1, the prerequisites for entry into the Accounting Honours modules are as follows:

Admission following completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA):

  • if PGDA completed in one academic year, a pass in each of the four modules in the PGDA; or
  • if PGDA completed in two academic years, a mark of at least 55% in each of the four modules in the PGDA;

provided that:

  • the PGDA is completed in the academic year immediately preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

Admission following completion of the BCom Accounting for Chartered Accountants or BCom Rationum:

  • Accounting 4 (R400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Accounting 3 (R301) or General Accounting 301 (RG301) and a mark of at least 55% for Accounting 3 (R302);
  • Taxation 4 (RIT400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Taxation 3 (RT301) or General Taxation 3 (RGT301) and a mark of at least 55% for Taxation 3 (RT302);
  • Auditing 4 (RO400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Auditing 3 (RO301) or General Auditing 3 (RGO301) and a mark of at least 55% for Auditing 3 (RO302);
  • Management Accounting 4 (RK400): A mark of at least 55% for both Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302);

provided that:

  • all these credits were obtained in the two academic years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme; and
  • unless these credits were obtained in the academic year preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme, a weighted average mark of 60% must be achieved for the following modules: Accounting 3 (R302); Taxation 3 (RT302); Auditing 3 (RO302); and Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An appropriate Bachelor's degree or an Advanced Diploma at NQF Exit Level 7 or an equivalent qualification approved by Senate.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An appropriate Bachelor's degree or an Advanced Diploma at NQF Exit Level 7 or an equivalent qualification approved by Senate.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group MCom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group MCom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless Senate decides otherwise, candidates shall be admitted to the studies for the degree of Master of Commerce (Taxation) if they:

  • have obtained the degree of BCom (Hons) (Accounting) or the equivalent thereof, or
  • have, in the opinion of Senate, attained through practical experience or otherwise a level of competence which is adequate for the purpose of postgraduate studies in Taxation.

Applicants may be required to write an entrance examination depending on their academic background in taxation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless Senate decides otherwise, candidates shall be admitted to the studies for the Master of Laws/Magister Legum (Taxation) course work and research degree only if they:

Have obtained an average mark of at least 60% for the degree of Bachelor of Laws/Baccalaureus Legum or the equivalent thereof, or

Have, in the opinion of Senate, attained through practical experience or otherwise a level of competence which is adequate for the purpose of postgraduate studies in Taxation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.