Tax Policy Analysis
and Tax Revenue

07 - 11 October 2024
Sandton Centre Johannesburg South Africa

Tax Policy Analysis and Tax Revenue

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R17, 999.00 Per Delegate

Course overview:

Tax analysis and revenue forecasting are now being given their due prominence as governments carry out developments of their tax systems to boost revenues, enhance the equity and efficiency of taxes, and stimulate economic expansion.

The course focuses on the technical and official aspects of revenue forecasting and tax policy analysis, where it delivers an outline of the quantitative approaches that are required to forecast and assess the revenue implications of variations in major taxes like personal income taxes, commercial income taxes, value-added taxes, excise taxes, and international trade taxes. It also highlights the need for establishing a robust institutional framework to sustain the revenue forecasting process.

Course Objectives:

    • Describe the role of tax policy and revenue forecasting in the budget-making process.
    • Identify good practices relating to the institutional framework that supports the tax policy and revenue forecasting process.
    • Identify data requirements for each method of tax policy and revenue forecasting.
    • Apply macro-based models for tax policy and forecasting tax revenue.
    • Apply input-output models and microsimulation techniques to analyse tax policy and the distributional implications from indirect and direct taxes.
    • Recognise the strengths and limitations of different models.

Targeted Audience:

This Tax Policy Analysis and Tax Revenue course would be suitable for:

    • Tax agents
    • Tax advisors
    • Tax auditors
    • Legal counsel and lawyers
    • Tax advisers
    • General tax practitioners
    • Tax practitioners in advisory firms
    • Beginners in tax commercial and trade industries
    • Government officials from revenue authorities and finance ministries
    • In-house tax directors/managers
    • Tax regulation bodies
    • Financial analysts
    • Customs officer
    • Revenue officer
    • Tax officer
    • Tax administration officer
    • Domestic Taxes Officer
    • Inspector of Taxes/Tax Inspector

Course Outline:

MODULE 1: TAX ANALYSIS

    • Principles of taxation and tax reform
    • The economic impact of taxes and subsidies
    • Consumption TAX and expenditure taxes
    • Taxes on international trade
    • Taxation of income
    • International tax harmonization

MODULE 2: DIFFERENT TYPES OF TAX POLICIES

    • Wealth and asset taxation
    • Property and real estate taxes
    • Taxation of natural resources
    • Taxation of financial sectors
    • Inflation and taxation
    • Taxation of e-commerce

MODULE 3: TAX ADMINISTRATION & COMPLIANCE

    • Tax administration and tax compliance
    • Tax reform and implementation challenges
    • Fiscal policy and fiscal architecture
    • Natural resource taxation
    • Tax incidence analysis
    • Learning about taxes through experiments
    • Natural resource taxation
    • Tax incidence analysis
    • Learning about taxes through experiments

MODULE 4: REVENUE FORECASTING

    • Value-added and excise taxes
    • Trade taxes
    • Personal income taxes
    • Corporate income taxes
    • Taxes on natural resources
    • Property taxes

MODULE 5: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

    • Introduction to computers and computerisation
    • The impact of technology
    • Microcomputers in revenue forecasting
    • Cloud computing technology
    • Private cloud computing system
    • The power of collaboration
    • Challenges
      • Integration
      • Performance
      • Security

MODULE 6: EMPIRICAL TECHNIQUES AND MODELS

    • Micro-simulation models
    • Typical taxpayer model
    • Macroeconomic models
    • GDP-based forecasting models
    • Regression analysis
    • Sampling techniques
    • Consumer expenditure surveys
    • Receipts model

MODULE 7: RISK MANAGEMENT, COMPETITION & INCENTIVES

    • Risk management of tax compliance
    • Transfer pricing and international dispute resolution
    • Tax competition and investment incentives
    • Outline of tax agreements for double tax avoidance

End of the workshop

IN HOUSE AND ONLINE TRAINING

While both In-House and Online training can present with cost-effectiveness and time-efficacy, there are some very specific differences between in-house courses and those based online.
The demand for additional courses by individuals or groups of people is increasing. Still, it depends entirely on the preferences of a person what type of training he or she wants to receive. Online courses and in-house training carry some similarities but they are considered to exhibit some very pivotal differences too. Despite that, both types of learning can be really beneficial for attendees.

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