Postgraduate Diploma in International Taxation

International Tax is the study and practice that centres on the application of taxes and tax law in the international community as it relates to individuals, businesses and government agencies conducting cross-border commerce.

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COURSE DATES & DURATION

This course is a full academic year Post Graduate course.

Student Induction: June 2020
First Lecture: June 2020
Final Assessment: May 2021

* Please note that the IITF have the right to change the timing of this course, as long as they remain in line with the requirements of the necessary accreditation authorities.


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The myriad of tax treaties, territorial tax laws and their effect on extraterritorial income requires the interpretive expertise of scholars and practitioners who specialise in international taxation.

The complexities of International Taxation dominates the landscape for multinational organisations trying to conduct business in multiple jurisdictions.  This often results in international tax playing a major role in the conducting of cross-border transactions.

This course, developed by leading international taxation specialists, at both advisory and in-house level, will provide a firm grounding on all must-know International Taxation areas. Upon completion, you will be fully equipped to confidently pursue a career in international taxation.

he myriad of tax treaties, territorial tax laws and their effect on extraterritorial income requires the interpretive expertise of scholars and practitioners who specialise in international taxation.

The complexities of International Taxation dominates the landscape for multinational organisations trying to conduct business in multiple jurisdictions.  This often results in international tax playing a major role in the conducting of cross-border transactions.

This course, developed by leading international taxation specialists, at both advisory and in-house level, will provide a firm grounding on all must-know International Taxation areas. Upon completion, you will be fully equipped to confidently pursue a career in international taxation.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The central aim of this course, which consists of 4 modules, is to provide a comprehensive grounding in all aspects of International Taxation. The modules address the important issues within the sector, drawing out key points to ensure you gain a thorough understanding of the topics before completing the final exam.

  • Expand your skills and gain knowledge in an area of considerable commercial interest which will enhance your employability potential in this area
  • Develop an in-depth and practical understanding of Cross Border taxation
  • Examine the latest policy developments and tax treatment of complex cross-border transactions that organisations need to deal with in an increasingly demanding regulatory environment
  • Undertake a flexible, alternative study solution to a traditional on campus programme, tailor-made for working professionals and studied 100% ONLINE
  • Improve your career prospects by gaining a high-level qualification without compromising your work commitments and gain the professional skills and practical experience that businesses are looking for today

CONTENT OVERVIEW

Module 1 – Principles of Taxation

This module lays the foundation for the whole course and gives you full overview to assess the requirements for cross-border taxation:

  • Introduction and Overview of International Taxation
  • Principles of International Taxation
    • Definitions
    • Application
    • Model Tax Conventions

Module 2 – Jurisdiction of Taxation

This module will ensure you fully understand the impact of Domestic tax systems and how to apply them in working situations.  You will understand International Double Tax and foreign tax mechanisms as well as the taxation of residents and non-residents.

  • Jurisdiction of tax
  • Double Tax/ Foreign Tax Relief
  • Taxation of Residents and non-residents

Module 3 – Transfer Pricing and Anti-avoidance

The aim of this module is to give you a basic understanding of Transfer Pricing transactions as well as an in depth look at cross-border anti-avoidance.

  • Transfer Pricing – Arms Length Principle
  • Sharing Corporate Resources
  • Transfer Pricing Documents
  • Tax Policy consideration
  • CFC Rules

Module 4 – Treaties and Emerging Issues

In this module you will look at model Double Tax Agreements and understand the objectives of Double Tax Agreements as well as a look at emerging cross-border taxation issues.  International tax planning also forms a fundamental part in cross-border taxation, and your understanding of responsible tax planning is key.

  • Treaties
  • Tax Issues
  • Tax Planning

PRESCRIBED BOOKS

  • International Tax Primer (3rd Ed) – Brian Arnold
  • OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital: Condensed Version 2017 (available online)
  • UN Model Double Taxation Convention

LECTURERS

  • Renier van Rensburg
  • Daniel N. Erasmus
  • Karl Muller

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS COURSE

This course has been specifically designed as the most comprehensive Post Graduate Diploma in International Taxation. There are no other courses available that deal with cross-border taxation purely from an international perspective and NOT from the view of a particular jurisdiction.  It is aimed at in-house tax and cross-border specialists from multinational companies, tax practitioners in private practice and revenue authorities.

Ideal for:

  • Finance Directors
  • Group Tax Directors
  • Heads of Corporate Tax
  • Tax Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Heads of Transfer Pricing
  • Senior Tax Managers
  • Senior Executives
  • Accountants
  • Transfer Pricing Specialists

CERTIFICATION/ CREDITS

  • The qualification is awarded by Middlesex University (UK)
  • The qualification provides 1200 verifiable study hours. These hours can be used for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points.

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