VAT Practical Workshop


The one day VAT Practical Workshop is designed for individuals that are required to calculate and submit their company’s VAT returns, who have no or very little understanding/knowledge of how VAT really works.

This workshop introduces a totally practical approach to VAT and it’s components so that the calculation and subsequent submission and payment to SARS are done accurately.

You will be able to recognize and understand when VAT on sales (OUTPUT VAT) becomes payable to SARS and be more aware and informed of when VAT on purchases (INPUT VAT) may be deducted and when not.

 With application of the practical information obtained from this workshop, you will be able to do accurate calculations of VAT for submissions to SARS to avoid overpayments.

This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, financial, bookkeeping staff and persons responsible for calculating and submitting VAT

The Following Topics are covered:

  • South Africa: VAT – How it applies in South Africa
  • Significant developments
  • Scope and RatesRegistration
  • VAT grouping
  • Returns
  • VAT recovery
  • International Supplies of Goods and Services
  • Amount subject to VAT
  • Tax points
  • Invoices (What can be deducted/claimed and what not)
  • Transfers of Business
  • Options to Tax
  • Head Office and Branch transactions
  • Bad Debt
  • Anti-Avoidance
  • Penalty Regime
  • Tax Authorities


Our training is accredited by the ICBA – Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Accountants for CPD Points





For more information contact
Gary Garbutt – General Manager

Office: 086 148 8883


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