ICB Income Tax Returns - Aldes Training Academy

The ICB Income Tax Returns subject, required for the ICB Upper Intermediate Level: Financial Accountant programme. Successful completion of this subject will allow you to prepare and submit tax returns of all kinds to SARS. Which is especially relevant as a registered member of the South African Institute of Tax practitioners.

Can be completed in 3 Months

Cost: R 3 300

Recommended for: Upper Intermediate Level, Certified Tax Technician

Course type

Here are some quick facts about the course.

  • Course duration: Can be completed in Three (3) Months
  • Type of course: Distance learning / correspondence
  • Assessment: Formative assessments / assignment and a summative assessment / examination conducted by the ICB
  • Accreditation: ICB as a Quality Assurance Partner of FASSET
  • Qualification awarded:  You will receive your National Certificate on completion of the Upper Intermediate Level programme

Entrance requirements

You need the following to study this course.

  • Hold a National FET Certificate in Bookkeeping, or
  • Assessed as competent in Financial Accounting: Intermediate Level learning areas
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read the course payment and ICB registration details file, including our NEW Pro version package, for further information

Course Objectives

These overall course objectives will give you an idea about what to expect from the course. It is possible that they will help you see that this course is not the right one for you. In this case you are sure to find something more suitable amongst our wide range of courses – just keep searching until you find that perfect course


What you will learn

As a tax practitioner you require: a) a working knowledge of all the components of Tax , and b) will need to register as a member of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT) .
You will be permitted to complete monthly and annual SARS returns on behalf of prospective clients.
Therefore this skills programme consists of a comprehensive study of Income Tax, Capital Gains, Value-Added Tax, Turnover Tax, Estate Duty and Donations Tax.

Course contents

  • Module 1 Introduction to Income tax
  • Module 2 Gross Income
  • Module 3 Exempt Income
  • Module 4 Allowable deductions
  • Module 5 Fringe benefits and allowances
  • Module 6 Employees’ tax and provisional tax
  • Module 7 Taxation of non-residents
  • Module 8 Taxation of business entities
  • Module 9 Turnover tax
  • Module 10 Completing tax returns
  • Module 11 Capital gains tax
  • Module 12 Donations tax
  • Module 13 Estate duty
  • Module 14 SARS and Tax Practitioner

Additional information

  • Hold a National FET Certificate in Bookkeeping, or
  • Assessed as competent in Financial Accounting: Intermediate Level learning areas
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read the course payment and ICB registration details file, including our NEW Pro version package, for further information

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