Accountant-in-Practice Plus Tax CPD Sub 2024 (Migration)

Available from

1 January, 2024



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Maintain your professional competence and attain success by staying updated on matters of compliance and legislation.

From: R 412 VAT Incl. / month


Product Information

CPD Subscription
Access a collection of CPD events, available through monthly payments or an annual lump sum, with individual events added to your profile throughout the year as they are released, giving you the flexibility to view them at your convenience 24/7.

Who will benefit from the subscription

Accounting Officers, Tax Practitioners, Financial Managers, Financial Directors, BAP(SA)’s, CBA(SA)s, Financial Controllers, Treasury Analysts.


What you will learn

By subscribing to the Accountant-in-Practice plus Tax series you will gain access to monthly webinars covering ethics, financials, reporting, audit and assurance, working papers, law, technology, management topics, and tax; which will enable you to:

  • Be aware of the latest legislative changes and what it means for your business, practice, and your clients;
  • Prepare compliant financial statements faster;
  • Issue reliable reports on financial statements;
  • Understand the laws and regulations that govern your profession;
  • Calculate and submit tax returns;
  • Perform tax advisory services;
  • Learn about performing Business Valuations; and
  • Develop enhanced business advisory skills.


CPD makes you smarter, faster. The CIBA Accountant-In-Practice PLUS Tax CPD Subscription option provides you with the knowledge and skills to earn a higher income from providing accounting and tax services to SMEs. This subscription provides the CIBA Licensed Tax Practitioner access to the latest technical content to develop their skills as a registered SARS tax professional.

The subscription offers:

  • immediate access to new content released monthly
  • 24/7 access to CPD events within your own online CPD portal
  • online recorded webinars presented by well known qualified accountants and professors
  • >170 CPD units available (equivalent to >40 CPD hours)
  • 12 months professional development with automatic renewal
  • access to technical experts and technical FAQs
  • access to technical support library
  • access to Tax Resource Center
  • access to Technical Helpdesk
  • CPD in-line with IES 7 of IFAC and recognized by all major professional accountancy bodies for CPD units

The subscription includes various CPD events that typically consist of:

  • A 2-4 hour webinar – access 24/7 to the online recordings,
  • Slide presentations for future reference,
  • An assessment providing 2 – 4, outcomes-based CPD units,
  • Electronic CPD certificate of attendance for sharing on social media, and
  • Access to presenters for Q&A support.

The CPD events cover the following topics:

  • Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Financial Management
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Compliance and Regulatory
  • Advisory
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management


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The subscription package consists of a predetermined list of CPD events from 1 Jan 2024 to 31 December 2024 at the following cost:

  • Once-off Annual Cost – R 4,524.00 CIBA members only (Normal price R5,655.00)
  • Monthly installment – R 412.00 per month CIBA members only (Normal price R516)

Subscription package registration includes an automatic annual or monthly renewal. No cancellations will be considered for the first year after registration, thereafter a month’s notice applies from the date the signed cancellation form is received. The CPD events are accessible for 12 months from January 2024. If you are not a CIBA member, join here to become an Associate member at R1,360 per year. No incorrect purchases will be refunded.


CPD events included in the Subscription


Accounting Topics Month CPD
Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update (content listed below) Monthly 3
Monthly Accountants Discussion Forum Monthly 2
Drafting Financial Statements (Foundational Principles) Feb 2024 2
Drafting Financial Statements (IFRS for SMEs) Mar 2024 2
Drafting Financial Statements (Full IFRS) Apr 2024 2
Resolving financial reporting issues in practice Apr 2024 2
IFRS for SMEs updates and their implications on financial reporting May 2024 2
IFRS updates and their implications on financial reporting Jun 2024 2
Accounting Update and Refresher Nov 2024 4


Compliance and Regulatory Topics Month CPD
Ethics, Independence and NOCLAR May 2024 2
Companies Act Update Mar 2024 2
CIPC Update 2024 May 2024 1
Ethics, Independence and NOCLAR Mar 2024 4
Government Regulatory Filing: UIF, COIDA, and Seta Oct 2024 2
SMME Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation Nov 2024 2


Technology Month CPD
Latest Technology in Accounting Practice Aug 2024 2
Streamline Accounting Workflows with new Technologies Sep 2024 2


Advisory Topics Month CPD
Cost and Management Accounting (Core Concepts and Techniques) Apr 2024 2
Cost and Management Accounting (Strategic Management Accounting) May 2024 2
Business Valuations (Foundational Principles) Jun 2024 2
Conducting Business Valuations Jul 2024 2
Performing Due Diligence Engagements (ISRS 4400) Jul 2024 2
Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts Sep 2024 2
Fundamentals of Financial Statement Analysis Oct 2024 2
Advanced Financial Statement Analysis: Tools and Techniques Nov 2024 2


Professional Skills and Ethics Month CPD
Strategies for effective communication with clients and staff Feb 2024 1
Managing workload, deadlines, and client expectations May 2024 1
Raising the Bar: Ethics in the Accountancy Profession Aug 2024 4


Quality Control Management Month CPD
Quality Management in Accounting Practice (ISQM 1) Sep 2024 1


Specialised Topics Month CPD
Accounting for Attorney Trusts Sep 2024 2
Immigration Services: ISRS 4400 Agreed Upon Procedure Engagements On Demand 4
Independent Reviews ISRE: 2400 On Demand 4
Business Rescue On Demand 4
Reporting for Non-Profit Organizations: Best Practices and Guidelines On Demand 4


Pre-loaded Accounting CPD events to your profile CPD
Agricultural Accounting 3
Budgeting 3
Cash Management & Ratios 3
Cost and Management 3
Critical Thinking (Decision-making Acumen)3
Digital Acumen: Big Data Analytics 3
Enterprise budgets, forecasts and cash flow 3
High Performance Teams (Relational Acumen) 3
POPIA: Advising Clients 3
Professional Citizenship as an Accountant 3
Project Management Skills (Business Acumen) 3
Risk and Management Accounting 3


TAX: Managing a Successful, Efficient, and Thriving Tax Practice Month CPD
Tax Technologies: Why Tax Practitioners Should Care Mar 2024 2
The Tax Professional of the Future: What to Expect & How to Respond Apr 2024 2
Unleash the Power of AI in Tax Practice: Practical Guidance to leverage ChatGPT May 2024 2
Efficiency Hacks for the Busy Small Tax Practice May 2024 2
SARS Tax Return Automation and the Evolution of Tax Compliance Jun 2024 2
Moving Beyond Compliance and Becoming a Trusted SME Advisor Jul 2024 2
Ethics in Tax Practice Aug 2024 2


Tax Updates Month CPD
Annual Tax Update 2023/2024 Nov 2023 2
Making Sense of the 2024 Budget: A Tax Perspective Feb 2024 2
Monthly SARS & Tax Update with Jackie Arendse Monthly 1
Tax Café Practical Guidance: Resolving Current Issues with Carmen Westermeyer Monthly 4
2024 Annual Budget and Tax Update Mar 2024 2
Annual Tax Update 2024/2025 Nov 2024 2


TAX: eFiling Month CPD
Tax Practice Support: Resolving eFiling Issues Bi-monthly 2
SARS e@syFile: 2024 Employer Annual PAYE Reconciliation Apr 2024 2


TAX: Individuals Month CPD
Advising High Net Worth Individuals Mar 2024 2
Ensuring Tax Efficiency: When Tax is Triggered on Cryptocurrencies Apr 2024 2
Practical Guidance: Tax Returns for South Africans Working Abroad May 2024 2
Current Individual Taxpayer Issues: Practical Guidance Completing the ITR12 Jul 2024 4


Payroll Taxes Month CPD
PAYE Compliance with the South African Revenue Services (SARS) Made Easy Feb 2024 2
Annual Payroll Update Apr 2024 2


Provisional Tax for Individuals and Corporates Month CPD
Provisional Tax: Practical Guidance to Avoid Penalties and Interest Jun 2024 1


TAX: Corporate Tax Month CPD
Current Corporate Taxpayer Issues: Completing the ITR14 May 2024 4
Taxation of SMMEs Aug 2024 2
Tax Compliance Considerations of Public Benefit Organisations Sep 2024 2
Demystifying Deferred Taxation Oct 2024 2


Capital Gains Tax Month CPD
CGT for Individuals and Corporates: Focus on current Issues in practice Apr 2024 1


Value Added Tax (VAT) Month CPD
Practical Guidance: Current VAT Issues in Tax Practice Jan 2024 4
Practical Guidance: Navigating VAT Refunds and Objections Mar 2024 2
VAT Refresher May 2024 2


Trusts Month CPD
Taxation of Trusts Feb 2024 4
Application of Attribution Rules in Trusts Mar 2024 2
Practical Guidance: ITR12T Current Tax Issues Aug 2024 2


Tax Administration & SARS Operations Month CPD
Strategies for effective interaction with SARS Feb 2024 2
SARS Responsiveness and Appointments Mar 2024 2
Surviving a SARS Audit Apr 2024 2
Practical Guidance: Tax Debt Management & Application for Compromise May 2024 2
Tax Dispute Resolution Jun 2024 2
Strategies for Effective Tax Planning and Administration Jul 2024 2
Best practices in managing SARS queries and verifications Aug 2024 2
Practical Guidance: Tax Return Corrections & Voluntary Disclosure Sep 2024 2
Drafting a Compelling Motivation for the Remission/Reduction of Tax Penalties Sep 2024 2
Practical Guidance: SARS Verification and Requests for Relevant Material Oct 2024 2
Practical Guidance: Dealing with Tax Administrative Burden Oct 2024 2
Negotiating Tax Debt and Payment Arrangements with SARS  Nov 2024 2
Lunch Hour Conversation with the Tax Ombud Quarterly 2


Estates Month CPD
Death & Taxes: Estate Duty, Income Tax & VAT May 2024 2
Modernisation & Online Services for the Administration of Deceased Estates Sep 2024 2
Protecting Intergenerational Wealth & Succession Planning Oct 2024 2


International Tax Month CPD
Forex and Interest: A focus on Section 24I and 24J Feb 2024 2
International Tax Structures Apr 2024 2
Practical Guidance: Emigration and Tax Jun 2024 2
Cross Border Considerations for Tax Advisors Aug 2024 8
Taxation of Expats Nov 2024 2


Preloaded Resources Month CPD
Refresher on drafting of objections and appeals Mar 2024 2
Research and Opinion writing Apr 2024 2
CGT Refresher May 2024 2
Navigating eFiling Jul 2024 4


Pre-loaded Resources: Tax CPD
Refresher on drafting of objections and appeals 3
Research and Opinion writing 3
CGT Refresher 3
Navigating eFiling 3


Various vetted and experienced presenters that we source from successful firms and Universities.

Topics included in the Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update


Updates regarding financial reporting and the accounting pronouncements, e.g. proposed and effective changes to International Accounting Standards (IAS), IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, etc. It also encompasses important news from IFAC, standard-setting authorities and other relevant role players in the financial reporting field.

Auditing And Assurance Services

Updates regarding new auditing pronouncements, e.g. proposed and effective changes to International Standards of Auditing (ISAs), South African Auditing Practice Statements (SAAPS), etc. It also encompasses important news from IRBA and other relevant role players about assurance services (i.e. auditing and independent review), non-assurance services, etc.

Company Secretarial

Updates and important notices released by CIPC, the Companies Tribunal and the Compliance Unit. It may also include general information on upcoming deadlines and other relevant information regarding the performance of company secretarial and related services.

Employment Law

This usually includes updates to the BCEA, sector-specific determinations setting out minimum wage rates, as well as publications containing lessons to be learnt from case law and judgments, e.g. CCMA, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, etc.

Other Laws And Regulations

This usually includes publications regarding various other Laws and Regulations, e.g. BBBEE, Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.

Overview Of Auditors Big 5 For SMPs

Overview of the developments in the auditors profession e.g. NCR Guidance, Draft Acts, Regulations, Bills, Amendment Acts, Government Gazette Notices, etc.


Overview of the developments in the tax profession as highlighted by SAIT e.g. new income tax pronouncements, interpretation notes, guides, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations, eFiling, etc.

Regulatory News

Updates to notices, articles, guides and press releases from relevant regulators in our industry, e.g. IRBA, CIBA, SAIT, FIC, FSB, JSE, Law Society SA and Fidelity Fund, Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), SAICA, FRSC etc.

General Announcements

Includes notices, articles and press releases from relevant stakeholders, e.g. ombudsman, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations, eFiling, Newspaper articles, Technical magazines, Regulators issuing general news items, General media articles.

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