Cupido - Tax Compliance Officer - Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Karen Cupido

Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa


Tax Compliance Officer


I have been a tax compliance officer for nearly 18 years and am in charge of a portfolio in excess of 300 individuals, trusts and corporate companies ensuring tax compliance with SARS doing tax returns, calculating provisional tax, exchange control tax clearances and much more

Work History

Senior Tax Administrator

Old Warehouse

From November 2011

building, Black River Park

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT November 2011 -Present

DESIGNATION Senior Tax Administrator
Core Responsibilities:
❖ Preparation and completion of individual, trusts and Close Corporations tax returns.
❖ Completion of IRP6 provisional tax returns iro the first and third period
❖ Completion of IT56 returns in respect of STC payable on dividends declared
❖ Checking of assessments
❖ Objections against incorrect income tax assessments
❖ Resolving queries from SARS and clients regarding income tax matters
❖ Completion of application forms iro Income Tax, VAT, PAYE, DWT
❖ Interviewing and liaising with clients regarding tax matters when necessary
❖ Application for tax clearance certificates
❖ Applications for Tax directives
❖ Applications for tax exemption
❖ Obtaining Tax Refunds
❖ Updating taxware
❖ Day to day supervision and assistance with interpretation of the Income tax Act
❖ Billing

❖ Good communication and organizational skills
❖ I am able to work on my own and as part of a team
❖ Able to prioritize work
❖ Able to handle pressure
❖ I Am self-motivated
❖ Take initiative and take responsibility for work done
❖ Committed to achieving high standards of competence and professionalism in whatever I do

Tax Compliance Senior

May 2007 - October 2011

Core Responsibilities:
As with LPH

❖ As with LPH

Tax Compliance and Administrative Clerk

Data Auditing Bureau

February 2005 - April 2007

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATION 1 February 2005 - April 2007 Tax Compliance and Administrative Clerk

REASON FOR LEAVING Company closed down

Editor of tax returns, training of new editors

South African Revenue Services

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATION 1995 - 1999 Editor of tax returns, training of new editors, checking of junior editors' tax returns

REASON FOR LEAVING Relocation due to marriage

Qualifications & Certifications

Certificate taxation

SACOB, Unisa


Heatherdale Secondary School

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