UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
Payroll and Tax Administration online short course
Why this course?
For any business with multiple employees, payroll and tax management is an aspect that requires scrupulous attention to detail. No other business function has as adverse an impact on employee job satisfaction and overall business expense as the incorrect management of payroll and tax. Effective and efficient management of the payroll and tax function is crucial to running a successful organisation that complies with relevant legislation.
This highly practical 6-week course will teach the fundamental principles of payroll and tax administration and does not focus on any specific bookkeeping or payroll software. However, you will receive a practical understanding of existing payroll systems and tax processes as well as operational tools and document templates to implement in your workplace. The course includes, but is not limited to, a thorough overview of tax principles for both individuals and companies, as well as an understanding of the legislation that affects payroll and tax.
Is this course for you?
Whether you are seeking to start a career in bookkeeping, want to advance a career in finance, or are looking to manage these functions within your own business, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to perform the vital bookkeeping function of payroll and tax administration, or manage the process, in any small, medium or large business. As an experienced bookkeeper, you will also find value in taking this course by formalising and updating your skills, and learning the most up-to-date processes and legislation involved in the payroll and tax function.
What you will learn
- Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
- Module 1 Basic tax concepts for individuals
- Module 2 Advanced tax concepts for individuals
- Module 3 Basic tax concepts for businesses
- Module 4 Advanced tax concepts for businesses
- Module 5 Payroll principles and administration
- Module 6 Payroll administration
Your success team
Entrepreneur, Qualified Accountant & Financial Consultant
Gareth is a jack of all trades. He is a qualified accountant, specialising in tax, and a serial entrepreneur, having established and managed numerous businesses since he was 19. Gareth also acts as a business consultant across strategy, finance and sales management. He is a passionate teacher, and shares his vast experience with his learners, encouraging conversation and practical.
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“Tax legislation continues to evolve over time, and it is easy to get left behind. It is therefore very important to stay in touch with changes. In my opinion, this course was an easy and hassle-free way to achieve just that.”