Tax II – 1 Mar 2021 Exam

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Obtain a SAIBA Certificate of Completion in Tax II for part completion of the designation.


By enrolling for this upskilling course you will:

  • Gain appropriate knowledge regarding, direct and indirect taxation.
  • Be in a position to identify whether a transaction is subject to value added tax, income tax, capital gains tax, donations tax and estate duty tax.

Be able to calculate various forms of tax liabilities.


To provide students with appropriate knowledge regarding, direct and indirect taxation. Furthermore, students will be able to identify whether a transaction is subject to value added tax, income tax, capital gains tax, donations tax and estate duty tax. Students will be able to calculate various forms of tax liabilities.

The assumption is made that the accounting standards not mentioned in this module are covered in previous financial accounting modules (NQF 6 level)


The following pricing apply: R5,500.00
The upskilling course does not form part of a subscription package.
Any recommended textbooks and webinars are an additional cost for your own expense.


Study unit 1

Introduction to Taxation

Study unit 2

Value Added Tax

Study unit 3

Business entities

Study unit 4

Capital gain tax

Study unit 5


Study unit 6

Provisional tax

Study unit 7


Study unit 8

Donations tax

Study unit 9

Estate duty


Applicants for this course are required to have the relevant degree/diploma with all the core subjects as specified, missing no more than 2 subjects.

The law and best practice require that you must have an:

  • accounting qualification
  • plus relevant experience
  • plus a designation with a professional body, such as a Business Accountant in Practice (SA), BAP(SA)

In this way society knows you are competent and they are assured of quality work.

In addition, it is required that your qualification should consist of the following core subjects:

  • Accounting (3rd year University level)
  • Auditing (2nd year University level)
  • Tax (2nd year University level)
  • Management accounting (2nd year University level)
  • Commercial law (2nd year University level)

If your qualification does not include these subjects you can register as a SAIBA Academy student and write our assessments as evidence that you are competent in these subject areas. We call this recognition of prior learning or RPL.

Once you have gained all the missing subjects for non-degree purposes you will be eligible for the SAIBA designation BAP(SA) and start working for yourself as an Accountant in Practice.

*Please note approval from the Saiba membership department is required before proceeding to apply for this course. Please contact your Personal Portfolio Consultant (PPC) for more information. 


Nicolene Steenkamp

Nicolene Steenkamp is currently the Programme Coordinator for the B.Com (Financial Planning) and Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation programmes at Akademia. She is also a lecturer in Accounting and Taxation. Nicolene has a B.Com and B.Com Hons in Financial Management Sciences and completed her Masters degree in Taxation at the University of Pretoria in 2018.
She is an Accountant in Practice and is involved in various professional institutes.


The Southern African Institute for Business Accountants NPC is a professional body accredited by South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) –  Professional Body ID 874.

On successful completion of the final exam you will receive a certificate of completion issued by SAIBA that serves as evidence of competency in the key taxation principles. The certificate is issued in terms of the National Policy for the Implementation of the Recognition of Prior Learning as authorized by SAQA and is regarded by SAIBA as meeting the competency criteria approved by SAQA for admission as a BAP(SA).

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