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Taxation

Accounting versus taxation

Taxtranscendsaccountingassumptionsasmanyofthecalculationsinvolveobjectivecomputations,as prescribedbytaxauthorities.Thiscourseexplainswhymorefocushasbeenplacedonmodellingtaxoverthe years,andhowitshouldbestbemodelled.

Understanding the different aspects of tax

Inthepast,taxwasoftenmodelledasx%xNetProfitBeforeTax.Butthisapproachisnolongerappropriate. Thiscourseexplainsboththemoreelementarynotionsofpermanentdifferences, timingdifferences,tax lossesanddeferredtax;butthengoesontoconsidertheextendedconceptsoftaxgroups,thincapitalisation, basecostsetting;andtheimpactofsettingupaforeignbranchratherthanaforeignsubsidiary.  

Key benefits

  • Becomemoreconfidentinusing Excel
  • Learnkeyboardandmouseshortcuts designedtogetyouworkingsmarter inExcel
  • Usethekeyfunctionsand functionalitiesthatprofessional modellersutiliseonadailybasis.  

Programme outline

  • Keyboardshortcuts
  • Absoluteandrelativereferences
  • Keyfunctions
  • Usingrangenames
  • Thedifferencebetweenformatsand styles
  • Othertypesofformatting
  • Datavalidationversuscontrols
  • PivotTables
  • Usingcharts
  • Creatinghyperlinks
  • Carewithsavingfiles. 

Who should attend

Allfinanceprofessionalswhoneedtounderstandthetaxconsequencesofthestrategicdecisionsmadeby businesses.Aimedatanalysts,taxprofessionalsandmanagementaccountants,thiscoursemayalsobe pertinentforfinancialcontrollersandchieffinancialofficers. 

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