Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Taxation

3 years duration

The BCompt (Taxation) degree equips learners to become taxation specialists in accounting. It fulfills educational requirements of SARS and allows registration as a Tax Practitioner. Learners will gain knowledge in taxation principles, problem-solving, legislation, and ethics. Offered online and through distance learning.

The purpose of the Bachelor of Accounting Sciences: Taxation (BCompt (Taxation)) is to help equip learners with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become taxation specialists within the accounting profession. The qualification will develop a capacity for logical analysis of legal taxation issues required to operate within public and private institutions. This qualification helps the learner to: * Fulfil the 'Qualifying Educational' requirement imposed by the South African Revenue Services (SARS). * Register with the South African institute of Professional Accountants as 'Tax Practitioners'. A qualifying learner will be able to: * Identify, explain and apply taxation principles and process to transactions and operations to ensure compliance with taxation legislation. * Analyse and interrogate information to make practical recommendations on taxation problems. * Solve complex taxation problems from a legal and business perspective. * Demonstrate understanding of taxation legislation and regulations. * Apply taxation practices to provide taxation opinions and advice. * Employ taxation disciplines, values, ethics and attitudes as required of professionals in the field of taxation. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.
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